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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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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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Remember, girl on fire, I'm still betting on you. See more »


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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)

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€12,677 (Ireland) (22 November 2013)

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$424,668,047 (USA)
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Trivia

After Gary Ross declined to return to direct the movie, Alfonso Cuarón, Alejandro González Iñárritu, J.A. Bayona, David Cronenberg, Bennett Miller, Tomas Alfredson, Cary Fukunaga, Duncan Jones and Joe Cornish were considered to replace him. See more »

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It is hinted that the 3rd Quarter Quell idea, of reaping tributes from existing victors, is from Plutarch. But in the end he is revealed to be the leader of the rebellion, hence his idea to have Katniss survive the game and be the Mockingjay seems irrelevant since the arena is a constant-dangerous arena. (Although in the novel, the 3rd Quarter Quell reaping idea wasn't of Plutarch since he says that "I never dreamed you'd (Katniss) be a tribute (in the game) again"). 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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Crazy Credits

The ending of the film has the Catching Fire logo shift into the Mockingjay one to tease the future of the films. See more »

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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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Hollywood's Greedy Ripoff of the first Act of the Japanese Cult Classic, Battle Royale II: Requiem
3 March 2015 | by (Avinashi, Coimbatore DT., Tamilnadu, India.) – See all my reviews

This is a great example of a Hollywood budget that was utterly wasted. The reason you go to a movie like this is not to have the pivotal action scenes left up to the imagination. The acting is atrocious. It seems to be making fun of itself at times, which is just sad. Is it SNL or is it a 15 dollar per ticket Hollywood feature? It's odd because this movie cost 125 million dollars and yet it has all the special effects of a made for TV movie...

I just finished watching "Maze Runner" which was surprisingly good for what it was, and I was shocked to find out that it only had a $34 million budget. Honestly, there was 2-3 times the action and excitement in Maze Runner vs Mockingjay.

I like Hunger Games for a lot of reasons but this movie just dropped the ball big time, it is boring, it adds nothing of real note to the story, and it makes the actors in it look bad.


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