• The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

Release Date: November 21st, 2014

PG-13 |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

Following her rescue from the devastating Quarter Quell, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) awakes in the complex beneath the supposedly destroyed District 13. Her home, District 12, has been reduced to rubble, and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) is now the brainwashed captive of President Snow (Donald Sutherland). At the same time, Katniss also learns about a secret rebellion spreading throughout all of Panem -- a rebellion that will place her at the center of a plot to turn the tables on Snow.

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright

Director: Francis Lawrence

Genres: Science Fiction , Adventure , Action

Production Co: Lionsgate Films, Color Force

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Escape, Brooding, Hospital, Quest, Intense, Dark, Survival, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    It's easily the most political of the three films. It also is the most absorbing and best in the series. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Unfortunately, Mockingjay — Part 1 has all the personality of an industrial film. There's not a drop of insolence, insubordination or insurrection running through its veins; it feels like a manufactured product through and through, ironic and sad given its revolutionary theme. show more

  • 83
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Suffice it to say that while Mockingjay, Part 1 might not be as consistently thrilling as “Catching Fire” — the second movie always has the luxury of being all PB&J and no crust — it's the movie equivalent of a page-turner, consistently suspenseful and filled with surprises and illuminating character moments. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture