The Hunger Games: Catching Fire rating info

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The pawns in this game are about to make a move of their own design

Overall B-

Katniss and Peeta (Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson) hardly have time to celebrate their survival during the Hunger Games before they find themselves back in the arena facing another life and death battle called the Quarter Quell.

Violence D+
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C
Substance Use C

Why is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Hunger Games: Catching Fire PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language.

Run Time: 146 minutes

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Why is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire rated PG-13? The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language.

Violence: Characters remove a dead animal from a trap. Characters are forced to attend a ceremony. Soldiers storm a crowd, knocking people aside and pulling an old man to the stage where he is shot in the head (not seen on screen). They later carry his dead body away. Soldiers are sent out to the districts to quell the rebellion. A resister is tied to a post and flogged. His bloody back is shown. Other characters are hit with the whip or threatened with a gun. The soldiers round up people, ransack their homes and set buildings on fire. A man is attacked and beaten in order to cause psychological distress to a competitor. Arrows, axes, knives and other weapons are used in the Games. Some characters are electrocuted or killed with poison gas. Wild animals, floodwaters and other natural disasters injure or kill contestants. Bloody injuries are shown on several occasions. A character is badly burned. Characters are covered in blood from a “blood” rainstorm. A woman is attacked and stabbed. Characters experience other forms of psychological torment. A character tries to attack a man with a medical syringe.

Sexual Content: Young characters kiss on several occasions. A girl asks a boy to stay in her room with her after she wakes up from a nightmare. A female character undresses in front of others; some back nudity is seen.

Language: The script contains at least two “bleeped” sexual expletives, some scatological slang, a few moderate and mild profanities, as well as several terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use:Liquor bottles litter a man’s house and he is shown drunk at the table. Drinks are served at a social event. A character is given a drink to make him throw up so that he can stuff himself with more food. A couple of characters are given medical injections to relieve pain or cause sleep. A main character takes a drink of liquor to deal with a stressful revelation.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children Violence Language May Offend
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes, violence, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"

Cast and Crew

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Willow Shields.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie is March 7, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Release Date: 7 March 2014 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet) with the following extras: - Audio Commentary with Director Francis Lawrence and Producer Nina Jacobson - Deleted Scenes - Sneak Peek of Divergent - Exclusive HD Content - Nine-part feature-length documentary: Surviving the Game: Making Catching Fire Home Video Notes: The Hunger Games: 4-Film Complete Collection Release Date: 22 March 2016 The Hunger Game releases in a 4-Film Complete Collection (6 Disc set) with the following specials features: - 12 Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes from The Hunger Games - 6 Deleted Scenes from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Including 1 Never Before Seen - 9 Deleted Scenes from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 - 2 All-New Featurettes: “Picturing Panem” and “Capitol Cuisine” - 70 Additional Featurettes - Audio Commentaries, Music Videos and More

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Jennifer Lawrence won critical acclaim with her role in the R-rated Silver Linings Playbook. She can also be seen in X-Men: First Class. Josh Hutcherson stars in Journey to the Center of the Earth and Bridge to Terabithia.

Other Movies in this film franchise include:

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

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