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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  21 November 2014 (USA)
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Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

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With the Games destroyed, Katniss Everdeen, along with Gale, Finnick and Beetee, end up in the so thought "destroyed" District 13. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her friends, Katniss becomes the "Mockingjay", the symbol of rebellion for the districts of Panem. Written by floraxie06

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material | See all certifications »

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$125,000,000 (estimated)

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$121,897,634 (USA) (21 November 2014)

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$337,103,873 (USA) (13 March 2015)
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Writer and actor Danny Strong is better known for his role as Jonathan in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997). Donald Sutherland had a role in the original film, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992). See more »

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When Plutarch Heavensbee is first introduced he is sitting down, but in the next shot he is standing again ready to greet Katniss. See more »

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After the last scene, the first Hunger Games logo, followed by the Catching Fire and Mockingjay - Part 1 logos, lead to the bird breaking out of the ring showing the Part 2 logo. The screen goes black, we hear the whistle, and the credits roll. See more »

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Mocking Moviegoers - What a Horrible Movie
6 December 2014 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

The screenwriter team for this movie was obviously under pressure to extend beyond reason the simplistic narrative of this movie. The result: over two hours of acting without substance. I cannot complain about the actors, for they did what they were paid to do, but COME ON, did it have to be so melodramatic and empty? Emotions are simply not credible, and only inspire scorn.

I want my money back. I want my time back. What a waste of effort to extend this film beyond one installment. Had they compacted the movie in 1 hour, then probably all the bad cinematography would have been eliminated.

Sure producers will make a profit at the expense of unsuspected viewers and several (perhaps demolishing) hits on actors careers. I will NOT view the last installment. I refuse to give my money away for nothing.

The saddest part is that this movie could have been great. The acting talent was there. Technical resources were available. But he most inexpensive part of the production was neglected beyond belief: storytelling. The screenwriters in this movie are not idiots. It is obvious that artificial constraints were placed to extend the story to two parts.

SAVE YOUR TIME, SAVE YOUR MONEY, DO NOT WATCH THIS BAD, BAD MOVIE.


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