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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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The sun persists in rising, so I make myself stand. See more »


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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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Trivia

In the book it is revealed that an uprising began in district 8 the night that Katniss and Peeta arrived in the Capital for the victory tour. In the movie, while on the train returning from the Capital, Katniss sees fighting on a monitor and the feed is clearly labeled as coming from district 8. See more »

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When Katniss is sitting in the room with the President, a lock of hair repeatedly changes position between shots. 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.
[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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Followed by The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) See more »

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Mirror
Performed by Ellie Goulding
Written by Ellie Goulding & Mathieu Jomphe
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This movie was excellent
5 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

This movie was excellent and was very close to the book, I recommend this movie to anybody. The effects are amazing and the ending was too. It makes you want to see the next Movie (mocking jay) right away. Most adults say that it is suppose To be very gruesome, without seeing the movie, and they are Wrong. It is not gruesome at all, sure there is blood, if you know what the movie is about then you should expect some blood. The whole cast is amazing, and if there was a different cast, the Movie wouldn't be close to as good as it is. And the director did amazing as well. If you haven't seen this movie or "hunger games" You should.


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