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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

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Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

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Twelve months after winning the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and her partner Peeta Mellark must go on what is known as the Victor's Tour, wherein they visit all the districts, but before leaving, Katniss is visited by President Snow who fears that Katniss defied him a year ago during the games when she chose to die with Peeta. With both Katniss and Peeta declared the winners, it is fueling a possible uprising. He tells Katniss that while on tour she better try to make sure that she puts out the flames or else everyone she cares about will be in danger. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language | See all certifications »

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$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$158,074,286 (USA) (22 November 2013)

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$424,645,577 (USA) (28 March 2014)
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Josh Hutcherson gave away that Jena Malone was cast as Johanna Mason during an interview at the Teen Choice Awards in 2012. He said that he was very excited to work with Malone, to which the interviewer responded in surprise and Hutcherson realized her casting wasn't made public yet. See more »

Goofs

When the Quarter Quell is announced, a wide shows Katniss, Prim, and her mother on the couch. Her mother is shaking her crossed legs, and Prim is petting her cat Buttercup. In the next shot, Katniss's mother's legs are apart and still, and Buttercup is gone. See more »

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[first lines]
Gale Hawthorne: [as Katniss almost shoots him] Whoa, whoa. Easy. Saw some turkeys on the way here. Crossed right in front of me like I wasn't even there.
Katniss Everdeen: How rude of them.
Gale Hawthorne: That's what happens. You spend six days a week working in the mines and stupid birds start to think they own these woods.
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Gale Hawthorne: When's the tour leave?
Katniss Everdeen: Couple hours.
Gale Hawthorne: Well, let's go.
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The ending of the film has the Catching Fire logo shift into the Mockingjay one to tease the future of the films. See more »

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Gale Song
Written by Jeremiah Fraites (as Jeremy Caleb Fraites), Wesley Schultz, Neyla Pekarek
Performed by The Lumineers
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Even as a BATTLE ROYALE 2: REQUIEM ripoff....it doesn't work.
11 December 2014 | by (Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth) – See all my reviews

Woody acting and product placement ruined this movie for me. i'm not sure how he did it, but francis lawrence even manged to make Battke Royale 2 rushed and uneventful. to elaborate further, there was ZERO character development, everything felt pushed along, including the BR Act itself. there was no passion to it, there was no empathy that you get from the original, you don't feel sorry for anyone. although, i think the big ending cliffhanger was done well, the overall movie was a snooze fest. they even managed to make a pivotal scene, the clock shaped battle field, BORING and pushed along.

everything the main character is, is because of that room, her life, her persona, her transformation, and her realizations. it had no heart and was just copied from BR2. the subtlety and nuances of the original are just lacking. like i said, you you don't care about the characters, you're just waiting to see what happens next...and what made it even worse, is that i KNOW what's going to happen next, but dammit, i wanted my money's worth.


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