Films to see before The Hunger Games

Classics I haven't seen that share common themes with the hyped teen blockbuster.

I've already seen Battle Royale twice.
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1.
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers. (63 mins.)
“ Stagey but worthwhile and fairly faithful adaptation of the Connell short story.

Some histrionic acting, a clumsy script moment from the shipwreck to the island but the : thrilling chases through the jungle and exciting struggles in the third act, chemistry between the main couple, pretty good pacing, brief amusement from a character and a convincing protagonist make this a good film for its time. ” - fantasyescapist
 
2.
Lord of the Flies (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that. (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Brook
 
3.
The Naked Prey (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended... (96 mins.)
Director: Cornel Wilde
“ Man becomes beast in this survival chase film. Well realised with solid performances, good pacing, some disturbing scenes, tense action and it held my attention when there was little dialogue.
The opening illustrations, narration and simple drumming score was very good too.

I wished for subtitiles when the various African languages were spoken. Another niggle is the blood looking more like red paint which spoilt believability to a certain extent. In addition, the inserted edits of animal attacks sometimes looked incongruous, like it was filmed somewhere else completely. ” - fantasyescapist
 
4.
Rollerball (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game. (125 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
5.
Death Race 2000 (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality. (80 mins.)
Director: Paul Bartel
 
6.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity. (83 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
 
7.
The Running Man (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (101 mins.)
“ If seen as an alternative 80s set dystopian action film with a horrific, reality game show premise, this works.
Arnie delivers funny quips, the action scenes are tense, the Faltermeyer synth score is effective and it's well paced too. Predictable, dated and cheesy yes, but I was entertained, cared somewhat about the protagonists and was shocked by some deaths. I've heard the book's better, though (like most adaptations). ” - fantasyescapist
 
8.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand. (95 mins.)
 
9.
Benny's Video (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
10.
Natural Born Killers (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. (118 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone