• The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Release Date: November 22nd, 2013

DVD Release Date: March 7th, 2014

PG-13 |2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

After arriving safely home from their unprecedented victory in the 74th Annual Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) discover that they must do a quick turnaround and begin a Victors Tour. As she and Peeta travel throughout the districts, Katniss senses a rebellion is stirring. However, President Snow (Donald Sutherland) proves that he is still very much in control when word comes of a cruel change in the rules for the upcoming 75th Hunger Games.

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland

Director: Francis Lawrence

Genres: Science Fiction , Adventure , Action

Production Co: Lionsgate Films, Color Force

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Survival, Family, Rivalry, Escape, Gripping, Competition, Rousing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 79
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    Everything that felt clumsy in The Hunger Games has been improved upon here. That's most apparent in the clarity of the action, but it also extends to how efficiently the film establishes so many new ensemble members. show more

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This is a safe, serviceable, carefully crafted action drama in which the subversive seeds planted in the first story take welcome root. show more

  • 79
    William GossFilm.com

    Steady-handed action is enough to elevate this film above its predecessor. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture