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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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Francis Lawrence

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Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Michael Arndt (screenplay) (as Michael deBruyn) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lawrence ... Katniss Everdeen
Liam Hemsworth ... Gale Hawthorne
Jack Quaid ... Marvel
Taylor St. Clair ... Ripper
Sandra Ellis Lafferty ... Greasy Sae (as Sandra Lafferty)
Woody Harrelson ... Haymitch Abernathy
Josh Hutcherson ... Peeta Mellark
Paula Malcomson ... Katniss' Mother
Willow Shields ... Primrose Everdeen
Donald Sutherland ... President Snow
Elizabeth Banks ... Effie Trinket
Bruce Bundy ... Octavia
Nelson Ascencio ... Flavius
Lenny Kravitz ... Cinna
Stanley Tucci ... Caesar Flickerman
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Storyline

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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Every revolution begins with a spark. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hunger Games 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$161,125,000, 24 November 2013

Gross USA:

$424,668,047

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$864,912,963
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Color Force, Lionsgate See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) season two, episode forty-eight, "Josh Hutcherson/Tracey Ullman/Echosmith", Josh told Jimmy about an Easter egg director Francis Lawrence added to the movie. When Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) are about to cross a tunnel and face the crowd, PDL-736 is printed at the top of the tunnel's entrance. It stands for Ponce De Leon-736, an underground hip-hop club to which the cast went in Atlanta. See more »

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In the last scene when Katniss is lifted up on the plane, a shot of her face clearly reveals that it isn't Jennifer Lawrence but a stunt double. 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.
[brief pause]
Gale Hawthorne: When's the tour leave?
Katniss Everdeen: Couple hours.
Gale Hawthorne: Well, let's go.
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Blu-ray Disc versions of the film feature the IMAX scenes in a taller aspect ratio, thus staying more true to the original theatrical exhibition, similar to what was done with the Blu-ray releases for the Christopher Nolan Batman movies. See more »

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Written by Dan Reynolds (as Daniel Reynolds), Wayne Sermon (as Daniel Sermon), Ben McKee, Joshua Mosser and Alex da Kid (as Alexander Grant)
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Consider my mind...not blown...Demolished...
21 November 2013 | by barendbkjSee all my reviews

The entire year I've been waiting for this moment when The Hunger Games: Catching Fire would come out and I would go and see it. I had so many expectations going into the theater; was it going to be better than the first? Did they put everything that was in the book in the movie? Is it going to be worth it? Well I am pleased to say that the answer to all these questions are yes. This movie is by far one of the best franchise movies to date...Go suck it Twilight. Hunger Games Rule!! The acting was amazing, Jennifer Lawrence...I am in love, I don't know where she came from but she's from out of this world. They could not have casted a better Katniss, this girl it on fire! Josh Hutcherson might have grown up a bit and his portrayal of Peeta Mellark was outstanding. The rest was awesome, the victory tour, the parties, the tributes parade, the tributes, the arena, the obstacles in the arena, the CGI was memorable, and the emotion that these actors brought to the set was unforgettable.

It's way better than the first one. And I'm so glad they did this one justice. I wish I could give this movie a fifteen out of ten, because it's just fantastic.

If the second one was this good...then I cannot wait for Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2. It's gonna be epic...


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