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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)

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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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Taylor Kitsch, Armie Hammer, Hunter Parrish, Grant Gustin, Joey Graceffa, Luke Mitchell and Garrett Hedlund were considered for the role of Finnick Odair. See more »

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It is hinted that the 3rd Quarter Quell idea, of reaping tributes from existing victors, is from Plutarch. But in the end he is revealed to be the leader of the rebellion, hence his idea to have Katniss survive the game and be the Mockingjay seems irrelevant since the arena is a constant-dangerous arena. (Although in the novel, the 3rd Quarter Quell reaping idea wasn't of Plutarch since he says that "I never dreamed you'd (Katniss) be a tribute (in the game) again"). 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.
[brief pause]
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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Featured in The Quell: On Location in Hawaii (2014) See more »

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Written by Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin
Performed by Coldplay
Strings by Davide Rossi
Coldplay appears courtesy of Parlophone Records Ltd.
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Main Concept Copied From Kenta Fukasaku's 'Battle Royale' sequel :/ (Warning : Spoilers Ahead)
21 January 2014 | by (Salahudeen) – See all my reviews

Kinji Fukasaku is a name associated with top-drawer, interesting cinema, carefully chosen plots and perfectionist execution. Unfortunately all of those seem to be completely untrue in this new movie, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The second film in the unofficial remake franchise, is, a mindless movie trying to be intelligent, an unfunny movie trying to be funny and a thriller as thrilling as a commercial for Apple computers. In simple terms, the movie fails miserably. This is some of the laziest script writing I've had the displeasure to experience in years. Without further ado, i present the plot and somethings that are wrong with movie: 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.

The exciting parts of a PG-13 movie are the details, this movie lazily skimps away from all of that to cut to the love triangle. Now, this escape was what this movie is supposed to be all about, but you lose faith once you recognise all the trappings from the Japanese original. Okay I'm cutting the plot line short as its easier to read it up in Wikipedia. With semi decent acting, horrible music, depressing comedy(Helmsworth), this movie is aimed exclusively at the rural audience who have been numbed down enjoy ridiculous cinema. Please avoid this movie at all costs, let it be know that the audience expect some intelligence, or lets at least, say, some thought to whats being filmed.


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