Although Robert Pattinson’s smoldering eyes and James Dean posturing has won him over a legion of fans, one wonders if his success mainly lies in the Twilight and Harry Potter franchise. Pattinson gets his shot with the romantic drama Remember Me playing a ne-er do well in New York who finds solace in the arms of a quirky girl (Emilie de Ravin). Pattinson talks about why he believes Remember Me is, for lack of a better word, memorable. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR BELOW TO HEAR ROBERT PATTINSON)

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The movie, co-starring Pierce Brosnan, opens nationwide March 12th.