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The Hunger Games (2012)  link to The Hunger Games on IMDb  

Number: 625

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IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (261505 votes)

Country: USA, 142 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Adventure

Director(s): Gary Ross

Cast: Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Jennifer Lawrence, Willow Shields, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Paula Malcomson, Rhoda Griffis, Josh Hutcherson

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Plot Outline: In a dystopian future, the totalitarian nation of Panem is divided between 12 districts and the Capitol. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part brutal retribution for a past rebellion, the televised games are broadcast throughout Panem. The 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors while the citizens of Panem are required to watch. When 16-year-old Katniss's young sister, Prim, is selected as District 12's female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart Peeta, are pitted against bigger, stronger representatives, some of whom have trained for this their whole lives.

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1