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The Hunger Games (movie)



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The Hunger Games is an adventure, drama and science fiction movie. It is based on the novel(2008) written by Suzanne Collins. It was directed by Gary Ross. It was released on March 12, 2012 in Los Angeles and March 23 elsewhere. The movie is set in the futuristic North America. It is about twenty-four teenagers fighting till the death in an arena in the so-called Hunger Games, which are live on television in the whole country of Panem. Jennifer Lawrence plays Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson plays Peeta Mellark, Elizabeth Banks plays Effie Trinket and Lenny Kravitz plays Cinna, Donald Sutherland plays President Coriolanus Snow , Liam Hemsworth plays Gale Hawthorne, Woody Harrelson plays Haymitch Abernathy. The movie is 142 minutes long. The movie is rated PG-13.

The reviews of the movie were mostly positive. Its box office performance was very good.