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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  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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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)

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. In the books, the Capital requires victors to pursue a "talent", since they don't need to work any more. Katniss initially struggles because her best talent is hunting. Cinna steps in and supplies her with garments that she can claim to have designed herself. See more »

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The poisonous fog changes distance from Katniss in each shot. 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 film's title doesn't appear until the start of the closing credits. See more »

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Referenced in Face Off: Live Reunion (2012) See more »

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Atlas
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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Battle Royale 2 with Cheese

Its sad to see plagiarism being supported by so many people... ---This, to me, is the real moral to the story of The Hunger Games 2.

I refuse to put more than a one due to plagiarism, but...

The Good: The costume designer was Fantastic! For the most part, I felt, the acting was a bit higher than average.

The Bad: Worst idea ever to transform this premise into a kid/teen book and film.

Stop shaking the camera.

The Terrible: Suzanne Collins plagiarizing, Koushun Takami's novel Battle Royale; makes me feel all the worse after reading author Koushun Takami comments on being plagiarized. Koushun Takami is a stand up guy even after someone blatantly stole from you.


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