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|In Movie Theaters:||Friday, March 23, 2012 in 4,137 theaters|
|On Blu-ray & DVD:||Saturday, August 18, 2012|
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|Jennifer Lawrence . . . Katniss Everdeen|
Josh Hutcherson . . . Peeta Mellark
Liam Hemsworth . . . Gale Hawthorne
Dayo Okeniyi . . . Thresh
Amandla Stenberg . . . Rue
Elizabeth Banks . . . Effie Trinket
|Companies:||Liongsate Films & 2 more|
|Rating:||for intense violent thematic material and disturbing images - all involving teens.|
|Runtime:||2 hours, 22 minutes|
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the evil 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. A twisted punishment for a past uprising and an ongoing government intimidation tactic, The Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
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Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel, the first in a trilogy published by Scholastic that has over 23.5 million copies in print in the United States alone, has developed a massive global following. It has spent more than 160 consecutive weeks/more than three consecutive years to date on The New York Times bestseller list since its publication in September 2008, and has also appeared consistently on USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.
Questions & Answers:
- Will there be movies of all the Hunger Game books?
- Yes, Lionsgate plans to produce four Hunger Games movies with Catching Fire set for 2013.
- What is the fourth movie about if there is only three books?
- There are not many details yet about the fourth movie, but when there are, updates will appear on its profile page.
- Can I buy the book to read on my iPad?
- Yes, the book is available through Amazon, which can be read using the Kindle iOS app.
- Will it be in IMAX?
- Yes, The Hunger Games is available in IMAX.
- Is it in 3D?
- No, the movie is in 2D only.
- How much did it make in its opening weekend?
- It grossed $152,535,747 in the US and Canada in its debut weekend. The third biggest 3-day weekend of all time after the final Harry Potter and The Dark Knight.
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Production Updates (96)
- From Sat., May 26, 2012 to Fri., September 3, 2010
- Lionsgate Sat., May 26, 2012
- added the US Blu-ray release date of August 18, 2012
- changed the US DVD release date from August, 2012 to August 18, 2012
- Variety Tue., April 10, 2012
- added Leven Rambin to the credits
- Vulture.com Sun., March 25, 2012
- set the marketing budget to $45,000,000
- Fandango.com Sat., March 24, 2012
- added a running time of 142 minutes
- Facebook - The Hunger Games Fri., March 23, 2012
- added a synopsis
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