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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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A year 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 Peta. 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. But unfortunately she fails to do that. So Snow decides to enact what is known as the Quarter Quell, the right to make a change to the Hunger Games, which he is allowed to do every 25 years. He decides to hold an edition of the Hunger Games wherein previous winners will compete again. Their mentor Haymitch thinks their best chance to survive is form an alliance with some of the others. They decide to align themselves with Finnick and his... 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)

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

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$424,645,577 (USA) (28 March 2014)
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Trivia

When Katniss, Peeta and Haymitch are at a meal table discussing the need for allies in the Quarter Quell, a figure in the background stands with a sphere around his head that has a covering over the mouth. This is an apparent homage to the "avox" characters (mute because their tongue has been cut out by the capital) who appear in a minor but significant plot line in the books. See more »

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When Katniss hammers the spile into the tree, the spile is perpendicular to the tree, then when she is drinking the water coming from the spile, the spile is angled downward. See more »

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[first lines]
Gale Hawthorne: [Katniss almost shoots him] 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 when you spend six days a week working in the mines. 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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A Total Surprise Of A Film
7 January 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

So, for a long time, I avoided The Hunger Games. I had seen and loved Battle Royale, and I felt like The Hunger Games would be a more PG version of that. But I decided to watch the first film, and I was pleasantly surprised. I enjoyed it. But this one is even better. I walked out of this film really pleased. It does have similarities to the first film, but I think this one does everything better. It has a lot of really interesting twist and turns to the story to keep me wanting to know what happens. The film ends in a way that really leaves you wanting to see the next film so you can find out how the rest of it plays out. I would say this film can appeal to both men and women, with it's mix of action, drama, and romance, and that works to it's advantage. If you enjoyed the first movie, you will love this one. This is how blockbuster movies should be made. Entertaining, but done in a way that feels like effort has been made.


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