Overview

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part 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. The world will be watching.

  1. Suzanne Collins

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Gary Ross

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Billy Ray

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jennifer Lawrence

    Jennifer Lawrence

    Katniss Everdeen

  2. Josh Hutcherson

    Josh Hutcherson

    Peeta Mellark

  3. Liam Hemsworth

    Liam Hemsworth

    Gale Hawthorne

  4. Woody Harrelson

    Woody Harrelson

    Haymitch Abernathy

  5. Elizabeth Banks

    Elizabeth Banks

    Effie Trinket

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The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 23, 2012
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 22m

Budget $75,000,000.00

Revenue $691,210,692.00

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