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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lawrence ... Katniss Everdeen
Josh Hutcherson ... Peeta Mellark
Liam Hemsworth ... Gale Hawthorne
Woody Harrelson ... Haymitch Abernathy
Donald Sutherland ... President Snow
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... Plutarch Heavensbee
Julianne Moore ... President Alma Coin
Willow Shields ... Primrose Everdeen
Sam Claflin ... Finnick Odair
Elizabeth Banks ... Effie Trinket
Mahershala Ali ... Boggs
Jena Malone ... Johanna Mason
Jeffrey Wright ... Beetee
Paula Malcomson ... Katniss' Mother
Stanley Tucci ... Caesar Flickerman
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$121,897,634, 21 November 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$337,135,885

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$755,356,711
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Color Force,Lionsgate See more »
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2.35 : 1
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The only movie poster in the franchise which doesn't feature Katniss aiming her arrow. See more »

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When Katniss returns to her Victor's House and encounters Prim's cat, she picks the cat up and stuffs him in her bag with only a "meow" of protest. Anyone who's ever shared life with a cat knows that Katniss SHOULD have ended up losing flesh and blood trying to stuff a cat into a bag - and it should have been impossible to KEEP Buttercup IN that bag. The cat would have been fighting her every inch of the way. And cats are formidably armed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Katniss Everdeen: [speaking softly] Start simple. Start with that you know is true. My name is Katniss Everdeen. My home is District 12. I was in the Hunger Games. I escaped. Peeta... Peeta was left behind.
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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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Featured in The Hunger Games: Picturing Panem (2015) See more »

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Yellow Flicker Beat
Written by Lorde (as Ella Yelich-O'Connor) and Joel Little
Performed by Lorde
Courtesy of Universal Music New Zealand
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A huge letdown from a high bar set by predecessors
1 January 2015 | by DoctorEvil1337See all my reviews

I'm not going to sugarcoat it folks, this one is not worth seeing on the big screen. I came in expecting a good experience that I had received from its predecessors, but was left with an utter mess of a film and a disappointment to the name. From watching the previous movies, I know these films aren't exactly 10/10 material, but they are quite entertaining and have some emotional high points. The ones here were few and far between, and Katniss's many emotional breakdowns were not any of them. You know it's bad when the main character becomes a drag and isn't nearly as inspiring (nothing against J-Law). While Haymitch and Effie were awesome once again, they could not salvage everything else. Torrid acting and drawn out sequences that were re-played over and over helped make the story so predictable that even those who don't know the books could figure it out

Overall: If you're a fan of the books, you might enjoy this, but if you're looking for a quality work that entertains you, moves you, and gives you the chills you got in the previous entries, skip this one. Hopefully the next will do better.


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