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Release
23 March 2012
Certificate 12A
Cast
Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Wes Bentley, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Toby Jones
Director(s)
Gary Ross
Screenwriter(s)
Billy Ray

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OUT 23 MARCH 2012

The Hunger Games

Genres Thriller, Scifi

Film synopsis In a future version of North America a small, wealthy city rules over the rest of the impoverished nation. Every year, a number of the country’s youngest inhabitants are randomly selected to fight to the death in The Hunger Games. This year, Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence) will change the game.

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THE HUNGER GAMES NEWS
Woody Harrelson Headed By Way Of Helena Liam Hemsworth also on for the revenge Western
Michelle Forbes Recruited For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay She'll be Lt. Jackson in Part 2
Teaser Poster For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 This bird is on fire...
Robert Knepper Joins The Hunger Games: Mockingjay He'll play a new character called Antonius
Patina Miller Joins Hunger Games: Mockingjay And a new Catching Fire gallery arrives
Danny Strong Up To Write Mockingjay In talks for Hunger Games finale
Mockingjay Officially Split In Two Hunger Games finale arrives in 2014/2015
Hoffman Offered Catching Fire Role He may be Plutarch Heavensbee
Francis Lawrence Will Be Catching Fire He's been offered the next Hunger Games
Hunger Games Retains Box Office Crown Three Stooges pratfall into second
Gary Ross Officially Off Catching Fire He's made 'a difficult decision'
Hunger Games Tops US Box Office Again American Reunion lands second
Gary Ross Off Hunger Games Sequel? Update! Not so fast...
Next X-Men Shoots In January Good news for Jennifer Lawrence fans
Hunger Games Stays Top Of US Box Office Wrath Of The Titans lands in second
Josh Hutcherson In Detention Trailer High school is not the end of the world
Hunger Games Consumes US Box Office Katniss and co open with $155 million
The Empire Podcast #4 Is Here! Terence Stamp, Peter Lord and more
New Hunger Games Trailer Online The world will be watching
Beaufoy Locked For Hunger Games Sequel And Gary Ross is directing again
New Hunger Games Pics Online Harrelson and more in fresh imagery
New Hunger Games Poster Is Online The viral hunt is over!
Beaufoy Writing Hunger Games Sequel? Lionsgate is after his services
Hunger Games Trailer Arrives Online And this one explains the plot!
The Hunger Games Footage Online Katniss out on the hunt
Hunger Games Sequel Set For 2013 UPDATE: New pics hit the web
Soderbergh Playing Hunger Games He's shooting second unit!
Hunger Games Motion Poster Online May the odds be ever in your favour
Sutherland Joins The Hunger Games He's cruel ol' President Snow
Toby Jones On For The Hunger Games Lenny Kravitz also aboard
See Jennifer Lawrence As Katniss First Hunger Games image arrives...
Harrelson Gets Drunk For Hunger Games He'll play Haymitch Abernathy
Wes Bentley Added To The Hunger Games He'll play Seneca Crane
John C Reilly In Talks For Hunger Games And Paula Malcomson has joined the pic
Hunger Games' Primrose Has Been Found Newcomer Willow Shields wins the role
Leven Rambin Playing The Hunger Games And Elizbeth Banks is in talks...
Liam Hemsworth On For Hunger Games UPDATE: He's been officially cast
Jennifer Lawrence On For Hunger Games She's locked in to play Katniss
Gary Ross To Direct The Hunger Games? David Slade and Sam Mendes on the list

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Hunger Games sequel delayed?
g Fire e delayed due to problems in negotiations with Gary Ross and Jennifer Lawrence's schedule. Ross appears to be holding out for more money and Lawrence's commitments to /i]could scupper filming plans. www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hunger-games-gary-ross-c atching-fire-twilight-307622ionsgate could easily go with another director but they'd have a much harder job replacing their leading lady  More

Posted by Scruffybobby at 07:20, 05 April 2012 | Report This Post

RE: The Hunger Games
L: Timon Early 'reviews' or previews seem to be quite positive... which is nice. ther words - the odds appear to be ever in its favo http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/914 5884/Hunger-Games-first-reactions.html elicious DIT: Just noticed that Robbie Collins liked it. Ah well and I was so looking forward to this.  More

Posted by Rob at 16:37, 15 March 2012 | Report This Post

RE: The Hunger Games
Early 'reviews' or previews seem to be quite positive... which is nice. In other words - the odds appear to be ever in its favour. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/914 5884/Hunger-Games-first-reactions.html  More

Posted by Timon at 16:34, 15 March 2012 | Report This Post

RE: The Hunger Games
The book itself isn't anywhere near Battle Royale in terms of violence.  More

Posted by directorscut at 18:38, 13 March 2012 | Report This Post

RE: The Hunger Games
L: jencat More like a post-apocalyptic American version of Royalei]The Running Man,ly... It's always going to be more traumatic as the contestants are children/teenage.  'd have thought this was a reason it would all be completely watered down. Hollywood isn't goin to go near the kind of material present in Battle Royale...  More

Posted by rich at 17:51, 13 March 2012 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
L: Timon So the film has been slightly cut to get a 12A and after the premiere last night, early word suggests it's very, very good - in that it pleases the fans that it sticks close to the material. I've only read the first book, but personally the (SPOILERS) red werewolf corpses of the dead contestantsPOILERS) was a bit silly, but it should make for an entertaining couple of hours. ee I didn't have a problem with that part at all and thought it was pretty much in keeping with More

Posted by Rob at 12:32, 13 March 2012 | Report This Post

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So the film has been slightly cut to get a 12A and after the premiere last night, early word suggests it's very, very good - in that it pleases the fans that it sticks close to the material. I've only read the first book, but personally the (SPOILERS) red werewolf corpses of the dead contestantsPOILERS) was a bit silly, but it should make for an entertaining couple of hours.  More

Posted by Timon at 10:56, 13 March 2012 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
L: blackduck Just started on the third book, any idea what rating the movie is going for? I really don't see how they can stay true to the book, I'd be amazed if they don't have to tone down the violence or the bleakness of the book, but going by the trailer I'm intreagued. 'd envision a PG-13/12A rating, I can't imagine they would go any higher than that and miss out the lower teen demographic, which will mean a rather significant toning down of the violence. Though depending More

Posted by Stillwater at 22:48, 19 January 2012 | Report This Post

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Just started on the third book, any idea what rating the movie is going for?   I really don't see how they can stay true to the book, I'd be amazed if they don't have to tone down the violence or the bleakness of the book, but going by the trailer I'm intreagued.  More

Posted by blackduck at 13:53, 11 January 2012 | Report This Post

RE: The Hunger Games Trailer
Full trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v= 4S9a5V9ODuY May the odds be ever in your favour.  More

Posted by Timon at 14:50, 14 November 2011 | Report This Post

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