When The hunger Games It first hit theaters in 2012 and was an instant box office hit. It launched Jennifer Lawrence’s acting career and made her rapidly famous. It dealt with themes of rebellion, sacrifice, and the fight for freedom that made our teen and tween brains work overtime. And while a lot has changed since the film’s first release, “it’s a franchise that grows with time and gets richer with time,” as Mashable’s Elena Cavender pointed out.
Well, a new one Hunger Games The film is on the way, giving us all a chance to revisit the film franchise and the books that spawned it. Based on a 2020 book of the same name, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes hits theaters on November 17th, giving you plenty of time to catch up on the franchise, relive the excitement, or dive in for the first time.
We’ve broken down everything you need to know for a return visit The hunger Games. But first, take a look at the new film.
How many Hunger Games Are there books and films?
There are four books in total Hunger Games Saga: The Hunger GameS, catch fire, mockingjayAnd The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. When the books were made into films, director Francis Lawrence parted ways mockingjay in two films that he now RegretSo a total of five films instead of four.
“In fact, we brought more from the book to the screen than in any other film, as we get almost four hours of screen time for the final book. But I see and understand what it’s like to be frustrated people,” Lawrence told People about the breakup mockingjay.
When is that the case? The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes come out?
The Hunger Games prequel film, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes hits theaters nationwide on November 17th. The new film is an origin story about 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow, giving viewers an insight into how he became the evil president we meet in the United States Hunger Games Series. Technically, you don’t need to watch the other films first, as this film takes place 64 years before the first installment in the series. However, it certainly wouldn’t hurt to brush up on your Hunger Games knowledge before heading to the cinema.
This is how you see and read them all Hunger Games
The Hunger Games Films left Hulu in July 2023 and haven’t found a new streaming home yet. This means you’re mostly out of luck if you’re hoping to stream this Hunger Games Movies on your favorite platforms. Currently, the only way to watch is to purchase or rent the films through video-on-demand services such as Amazon, Vudu, iTunes and Apple TV. Below, we’ve broken down the best ways to watch each of the films at the time of writing, as well as the best ways to read each of the four books.
The hunger Games (2012)
Set in the post-apocalyptic nation of Panem, The hunger Games introduces the audience to teenager Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence). Katniss volunteers to represent her younger sister Prim and enters the Hunger Games to fight for her life, ultimately sparking a revolution. You can rent the first film in the series for just $1.74 on Amazon (regularly $3.99). This gives you 30 days to start watching and 48 hours to finish watching once you start. For those who would rather own it as part of their digital collection, it’s just $7.74 on Amazon (saving you $2.25 compared to other digital retailers).
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
The seeds of rebellion are growing in Panem catch fire And as Katniss and Peeta travel through the districts on their victory tour, they can feel it. President Snow hosts more Hunger Games, but this time with a diabolical twist that leaves Katniss fighting for survival once again. You can purchase the digital version of the film on Amazon for just $7.74 (regularly $9.99) or rent it for just $1.74 (regularly $3.99).
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014)
The third book in Collins’ original trilogy was split into two separate films. mockingjay – Part 1 follows Katniss as she adjusts to her new life in the rebellious and mysterious District 13. As a symbol of the revolution, she struggles to find her place among the other rebels. Meanwhile, Peeta is held captive by the Capitol, prompting a rescue mission. To follow the development of events, you can buy it The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 on Amazon for just $7.74 (regularly $9.99) or rent it for just $1.54.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015)
Katniss and Peeta join the revolution Mockingjay – Part 2the fourth and final film in the original Hunger Games Franchise. It shows the final showdown between Katniss and President Snow. Katniss and Peeta want to free the people of Panem; President Snow declares war. You can watch the film by purchasing a digital version on Amazon for $7.74 (regularly $9.99) or renting it for just $1.54 (regularly $3.99).
The hunger Games
You really don’t know The hunger Games until you read the books. Revisit Panem from the source material by picking up a copy of Suzanne Collins’ book. You can go the digital route and purchase the Kindle version for $9.99, the audiobook version for $5.95, or the paperback for just $7.64.
To revisit the second part of the Hunger Games book series, catch fire by Suzanne Collins is also available on Amazon as a digital Kindle version for $14.99, as an audiobook for just $5.95, and as a paperback for just $8.26.
While the director adjusted mockingjay If you split it into two movies, you only have to read a single book to get the whole story. Grab a digital copy for $9.99, the audiobook for $5.95, or the paperback for $10.39 on Amazon.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Published in 2020, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is the newest book in the Hunger Games Series, but chronologically the first. As a prequel, it takes place 64 years earlier The hunger Games, so you can technically read it first or last. Buy a digital version for $10.99, listen to the audiobook version for $5.95, or get the paperback version for $10.99 on Amazon.
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