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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  22 November 2013 (USA)
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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 early scenes, Katniss wears an unusual stylized woolen garment. This is apparently a reference to the "talent" for clothing design that Katniss adopts in the book. The Capital requires victors to pursue a "talent", since they don't need to work any more, and Katniss initially struggles since her best real talent is hunting. Then her designer Cinna steps in and supplies her with garments that she can claim to have designed herself. See more »

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When Peeta hands Katniss the locket with photos of her loved ones, the locket is open and folded backwards in Katniss' palm. In next shot, a closeup of the open locket, it is folded forward. 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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When I watched this movie, many thoughts came to my mind, one particular was life is too short, so I stood up and walked out the cinema. After all, I had already seen this film when it was called "Mr. India" (1987) What is the point of re-making this movie? The cast is awful, The scenery is dreary, and there is no plot in this movie. Please do not say this movie is great, as the directors have only substituted one line in the whole screenplay: the title page. They have changed "Battle Royale" into "The Hunger Games".

Besides this, like all science fiction movies produced by America, such as Spider Man, super man, bat man etc. These movies show the American man as a superhero man. He always appears as the undefeated man. I believe that these movies have addressed a political message for the interest of America. The message is to intimidate its enemies. The message has become insisting especially having failed in its war on Iraq. America finds no any other alternative way to intimidate the world but by producing such ridiculous fiction movies. I believe that such movies only find success in the States. Watching such fiction movies and seeing that his dreams come true the American man feels satisfied.


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