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English    Mar 23, 2012 (USA)

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The Hunger Games is a 2012 Hollywood action,drama,science fiction film released on Mar 23, 2012. The film is directed by Gary Ross, produced by Nina Jacobson.

It's a science fiction action-drama film where a boy and girl are selected by the Capitol from the twelve districts to participate in the Hunger Games competition, where one has to fight to the death on live television. Film focusses on the story of these two.

Set in the future, 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen is living with her mother and little sister in what's left of North America, in one of 12 districts all being run by the Capitol. Despite mastering the skill of hunting and trapping edible plants, Katniss still struggles to keep her family from going hungry.

Each year, the names of all residents between the ages of 12 and 18 are entered into a lottery and two names, one girl and one boy, are chosen at random from each district to compete in the televised Hunger Games. The 24 children must try to kill each other off and the last one standing is rewarded by the Capitol with a feast of food.

When her little sister's name is selected, Katniss steps up to take her place in the deadly competition.

Based on the first novel of Suzanne Collins' bestselling "The Hunger Games" trilogy.

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Cast & Crew


Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Katniss Everdeen

Josh Hutcherson

Josh Hutcherson

Peeta Mellark

Liam Hemsworth

Liam Hemsworth

Gale Hawthorne

Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks

Effie Trinket

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson

Haymitch Abernathy

Willow Shields

Willow Shields

Primrose Everdeen

Reviews for The Hunger Games


Rashid Irani

4.0

Rashid IraniHindustan Times

The past decade has witnessed the rise of tweenagers as a significant audience contributing to the success of The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and Twilight series. Adapted from..

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Mihir Fadnavis

3.0

Mihir FadnavisMid-Day

The young-adult fiction series The Hunger Games follows the huge success of the Twilight franchise with a film adaptation, but unlike the latter, this first installment is actuall..

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Mrigank Dhaniwala

3.0

Mrigank DhaniwalaKoimoi

Lionsgate and Tanweer Group’s The Hunger Games is the story of a girl who meets with several odds to come out victorious. The setting of the film is North America of the future,..

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