In 2012, The Hunger Games opened in cinemas. The sci-fi adventure movie, based on a novel by Suzanne Collins, was a hit with audiences and the beginning of a collection of movies.
But how many Hunger Games movies are there?
The Hunger Games films in order
To date, there are four Hunger Games movies. The Hunger Games movies – which were produced between 2012 and 2015 – include:
- The Hunger Games (2012)
- The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014)
- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015)
Are all of The Hunger Games movies part of the same series?
The four Hunger Games movies are all part of the same series, with events told in chronological order. The four films are based on three novels – the third novel was split into two films.
Who are the cast of The Hunger Games films?
The cast of The Hunger Games films are consistent across the course of the series. Notable actors in the series include Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland, Stanley Tucci, Willow Shields, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Clafin and Julianne Moore.
Is The Hunger Games series the work of the same director?
The Hunger Games films are the work of two directors. Gary Ross directed The Hunger Games, while Francis Lawrence directed Catching Fire, Mockingjay – Part 1 and Mockingjay – Part 2.
What is the best Hunger Games film?
Catching Fire is generally considered to be the strongest film in the collection. According to IMDb The Hunger Games films are ranked as follows:
- The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) – 7.5/10
- The Hunger Games (2012) – 7.2/10
- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) – 6.6/10
- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015) – 6.5/10
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