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The Hunger Games

(DVD - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Hunger Games


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Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. She must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
Title: The hunger games
[dvd]
Publisher: [United States] :, Alliance Films,, 2012.
Edition: Widescreen version.
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (142 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.
Notes: Special features: Game maker: Suzanne Collins and the Hunger games phenomenon ; The world is watching: making the Hunger games ; letters from the Rose Garden ; controlling the game ; a conversation with Gary Ross and Elvis Mitchell ; propaganda film ; marketing archive.
Release date: Aug. 18, 2012.
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Summary: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. She must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
Audience: Rating 14A
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Report This Mar 26, 2014
  • kevfarley rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A wonderful cynical portrait of how the media is being used to manipulate us ! Looking back at the history of the Roman Empire, this story makes perfect sense. 'Recycle' the defeated rebel provincials, as gladiators,.. to be ritually slaughtered by each other in the Arena (aka: "Reality T.V.")! Perfectly realized production values, good acting, and an exciting engaging script !!...( P.S. - "Kev's PICkS" : If you liked The Hunger Games,..then checkout this raw and bloody Japanese romp: "Battle Royale".)

Anyone else notice that in the movie there seemed to be 25 tributes. 23 are killed, two survive.

Very good movie like the part where they come out with flames on them.

Report This Feb 02, 2014
  • WesleyZeng rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

movie too op!

Report This Jan 28, 2014
  • NicolasFlamel rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Awesome movie !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Report This Jan 28, 2014
  • 4321dm rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

epic movie

Report This Dec 03, 2013
  • DanielHe rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I read all of the books and i hope the movie will be good. I've watched the trailer, and it looks good

Report This Dec 01, 2013
  • Nitharsan224 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

one of the book to movie transitions that do not fail (example: percy jackson and the olympians the sea of monsters movie was terrible compared to the book)

how can people not like the movie. Like the books i understand because not all people can read books like that but the movie is amazing

Report This Nov 13, 2013
  • longlivesmilies rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

You should really read the books first, but the movie was a pretty good adaptation. The biggest issue was they did not have any narration/voice over to show the main characters thoughts--putting the viewer in the position of Capitol viewers instead of understanding why Katniss did what she did.

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Report This Mar 03, 2014
  • Blue_Dog_4961 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Blue_Dog_4961 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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  • Chris_Kim rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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  • divergent_mockingjay rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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  • superman2234 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

superman2234 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 1

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black_horse_225 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 15 and 29

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Report This Dec 23, 2013
  • superman2234 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

In the Distant Future lies the ruins of North America. What remains of North America is called Panem, home to the Capitol and all it's 12 districts. Dating back to the Dark Days where the Rebels tried to take over, the Capitol "maintains" control over the districts by forcing their districts to choose 1 boy and 1 girl to participate in the Capitol's Annual Hunger Games. The hunger games is a televised arena death match that airs live on TV. There can only be 1 victor in the Hunger Games.

a girl name katniss everdeen goes to the hunger game,and survives

Report This Nov 26, 2012
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Definitely a Chick Flink!!!!! For adolescent girl 15 and under!!!

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Report This Dec 30, 2013
  • superman2234 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Blood...

Violence: was their any doubt

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  • blue_elephant_472 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Not much bad words, but enough to be considered: !@#$, etc

Report This Feb 23, 2013
  • erynrg rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Lots of blood. Lots of murdering. Not recommended for sensitive eyes.

Violence: wat ever who cares if u fight to the death

Report This Jan 17, 2013
  • KSED2001 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Um, does slaughtering everyone you see count as violence?

Report This Dec 22, 2012
  • klints rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Violent movie where kids fight to the death.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Kids fight to death. Mutations.

Violence: Blood, killing ect.

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Report This Dec 30, 2013
  • superman2234 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"Thank you for your Consideration," - Katniss "Nice shooting sweetheart," - Haymitch

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  • KSED2001 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

"Happy Hunger Games, and may the odds be ever in your favour!"

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  • 195churchroad rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

And may the odds be ever in your favor -Katniss and Gale

Report This Jul 22, 2013
  • LibraryNinjaReader rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"May the odds be ever in your favour"

Peeta:" I keep wishing that I could think of a way......to show the Capitol that they don't own me. That I'm more than just a piece in their Games." Katniss:" I just can't afford to think like that."

Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Peeta Mellark: "...You're supposed to tell us how to get sponsors and give us advice." Haymitch Abernathy: "Oh. Okay. Ummm... Embrace the probability of your imminent death... and know, in your heart, that there's nothing I can do to save you." Katniss Everdeen: "So why are you here, then?" Haymitch Abernathy (holds up a glass of whiskey): "The refreshments."

Report This Nov 03, 2012
  • theflamingrubberducky rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

cCngratulations, you just killed your first placemat -Haymitch

Katniss to Gale "There's 24 of us Gale and only one comes out"

katniss:hunger games hunder the pains bwa ahahahahhahahahahahahhahaha

"Thats mahogany!" -Effie Trinket

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How The Huger Games Should Of Ended

Report This Nov 05, 2012
  • fieldhockey21 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The Hunger Games Theatrical Trailer

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  • badgirls rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Hunger Games Spoof

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  • nadian rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The Hunger Games Trailer

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