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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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Six 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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In The Pillars of the Earth (2010), co-stars Donald Sutherland and Sam Claflin play father and son. See more »

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After the fight with the monkeys, Katniss had no arrows left and this is evident in several scenes. Soon after they escaped to the beach and after the drug addict death they start fishing to eat. When they are eating, Katniss bag is full of arrows 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.
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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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Spoofed in The Best Catching Fire Parody (2015) See more »

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Written by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin
Performed by Coldplay
Strings by Davide Rossi
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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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