The Jennifer Lawrence sequel hit a franchise record of $275 million globally but failed to catch fire domestically read more
If you thought “The Hunger Games” and the sequel, “Catching Fire” were bleak — the third movie, “Mockingjay Part 1,” now reigns as the darkest movie in the franchise yet. It’s somewhat inevitable, given that the whole idea of the book is about kids killing each other in an arena for sport. And even more so […]
Lionsgate has released the minute-long teaser trailer for its Hunger Games and Catching Fire sequel Mockingjay – Part 1, which it tantalized Comic-Con fans with this weekend in San Diego. In the third installment of the dystopian action...Show More Summary
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire might have taken home Movie of the Year at the MTV Movie Awards Sunday night, but Francis Lawrence’s sequel wasn’t the big winner at the telecast. Fans who are amped up for the upcoming Summer blockbuster...Show More Summary
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "It's a sequel that improves on its predecessor in every way."
Catching Fire, the second entry in the four-part Hunger Games motion picture series porduced by “mini-major” studio Lionsgate, was the top box office draw of all films released in 2013. And when Catching Fire hit the DVD and Video On Demand markets last week, the Hunger Games juggernaut just kept rolling. Show More Summary
The sequel starring Jennifer Lawrence increased digital sales over 40% over the first 'Hunger Games' movie. [...]
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was an amazing sequel! But let's be honest: Everyone wants to be Jennifer Lawrence's friend! Liam Hemsworth is a hunk! Josh Hutcherson is a… Cake Boss? Ch-ch-check out the Honest Trailer for the second Hunger Games installment…AFTER THE JUMP!!!
Directed by: Francis Lawrence; Runtime: 146 minutes Grade: A Time to eat a little bit of crow. When I Am Legend and Water for Elephants director Francis Lawrence was tapped to take over duties for The Hunger Games franchise following...Show More Summary
Katniss Everdeen is back in a Hunger Games sequel that’s really just an advertisement for the next movie – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire [Screen Junkies]
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was probably the biggest surprise for me at the movies in 2013. While I didn’t hate the first film in the franchise by any means, its sequel was able to expertly enhance the strongest aspects of the established world and new and interesting risks. Show More Summary
Katniss and Peeta are forced back into battle during the 75th Hunger Games in this blockbuster sequel, packed with all-new special features. [...]
Catching Fire has been seen by more people than the amount that would watch an actual Hunger Games! By earning $409 million domestically, The Hunger Games sequel and its predecessor have made history! This is the first time the first two installments of a film franchise have both surpassed $400 million at the B.O. domestically in [...]
Box office competition was fierce in 2013, thanks to a ton of great flicks throughout the year, and when all the numbers were tallied up, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” came out on top. The much-anticipated sequel grossed an estimated $409.4 million domestically, putting it ahead of “Iron Man 3’s” total of $409 million. Show More Summary
Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" sequel has shot through another box office milestone, passing $400 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to the distributor.
The international success of The Hunger Games film sequel, Catching Fire, has made me think of the concept of women warriors in fantastic stories. As highlighted by the character Katniss Everdeen in the Suzanne Collins' books and corresponding...Show More Summary
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire helped the folks at Lionsgate generate upwards of $1 billion in ticket sales over the course of 2013. The studio certainly enjoyed a banner year thanks to the highly-anticipated sequel to Gary Ross’ 2012 box office hit. Show More Summary
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is among the world’s top-grossing films of 2013. Although the sequel to the 2012 box office hit arrived in theaters last month, this didn’t stop the flick from becoming one of the top-grossing films of the year. Show More Summary
Now that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has brought in $730 million, eclipsing its predecessor’s worldwide earnings by almost $40 million, I can’t imagine Lionsgate really believes their upcoming Divergent trilogy will reach those numbers. Show More Summary
Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" may have started out strong, but the big-budget sequel appears to be losing momentum in the U.S. Here's what investors need to know.