• Released
  • November 22, 2013
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 26 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 33,527 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: As rebellion simmers, a cruel change in the Hunger Games may change Panem forever.

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The Playlist

Catching Fire is a monumental achievement, a massively entertaining crowd-pleaser that is thought-provoking and personally inspiring in all...
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Catching Fire is exceptional entertainment, a spectacle with a good mind and a pounding heart.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Pop-culture escapism can be thrilling when dished out by experts. Katniss is a character worth a handful of sequels. And Lawrence lights up...
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Very few people will take in this spectacle of a society amusing itself to death, of “reality games” and the vapid media hysteria that...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Catching Fire makes only the occasional misstep.
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The screen translation of Catching Fire, the second volume of the series, offers its audience many of the elements that made The Hunger...
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80

Empire

By Ian Nathan
Defying rote heroics and sidestepping those solemn Frodoisms lurking in the role, Lawrence seeks out the complex, human and earthy in...
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80

Total Film

By Paul Bradshaw
Catching Fire delivers on all the promise of Part 1 with a gutsier, tougher, better round of Games.
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80

Variety

By Peter Debruge
[Francis] Lawrence and his team have calibrated the entire experience for maximum engagement. And while its pleasures can’t touch the...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Crowd-pleasing and compelling, most of all because of its fiery, charismatic heroine.
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Just as slow as the first

By starrygirl2003
I will give them credit for following the book more, but once again the movie is drawn out too much and takes for god damn ever to get to the good parts. I don't get what all the fuss is about this...

BEST MOVIE EVER!!!!

By laurenellengiles
Have always been a HUGE FAN of the books! I was super excited when the first came out (I went to the midnight premier), and I was even more excited for the second!!! I went to the midnight premier of...

amazing movie have to see it

By karismacuevas
great cast plot setting great everything i have to say i haven't read the book but i think i might ow only thing is that it left me hanging at the end!!!!...

meh...

By jazzguy
Not nearly as good as the first one. Could have and should have been so much more. I was dismayed by the lack of character development. Consequently, there was no emotional buy-in as characters...

Hunger games

By aleynayagci2003
Yes...

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Rated PG-13 | For For intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
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