Top 10 Hunger Games Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Hunger Games facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Hunger Games film message.

In The Hunger Games (2012) when Katniss is hallucinating/remembering we see all the coal miners have her father's face (sorry for the quality)
In The Hunger Games (2012) when Katniss is hallucinating/remembering we see all the coal miners have her father's face (sorry for the quality)
In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Beetee used some of the wire from his spoil to hold his glasses on during the games
In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Beetee used some of the wire from his spoil to hold his glasses on during the games

Hunger Games Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The movie changes from widescreen cinematic to 16:9 full resolution when Katniss enters the arena, to make it seem more surreal

Hunger Games Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When Katniss and Peeta are about to face the crowd they enter a tunnel labeled PDL-736. This is a reference to a night club the cast went to while filming in Atlanta, located at 736 Ponce De Leon Ave.
    When Katniss and Peeta are about to face the crowd they enter a tunnel labeled PDL-736. This is a reference to a night club the cast went to while filming in Atlanta, located at 736 Ponce De Leon Ave.

Hunger Games Hidden Details

1 - And Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) the District 1 male tributes both die the same way, an arrow to the chest by Katniss after killing the tribute she cared for by surprise.
And Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) the District 1 male tributes both die the same way, an arrow to the chest by Katniss after killing the tribute she cared for by surprise.
1 - Beetee can be seen with copper wire attached to his glasses, this was to prevent them from falling off during The Games.
Beetee can be seen with copper wire attached to his glasses, this was to prevent them from falling off during The Games.

Before Katniss is assessed she is given a 23-1 chance of winning the games. Her stats are shown on the bottom right of an electronic billboard briefly.

The screen transitions from letterbox to full as the games begin

1 - Katniss' ability to adapt is shown with the second shot. Then followed up with the apple shot in the same scene. More info in comments.
Katniss' ability to adapt is shown with the second shot. Then followed up with the apple shot in the same scene. More info in comments.
Hunger Games poster
Hunger Games poster

Hunger Games Plot

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Hunger Games. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Gary Ross
Stars Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Jennifer Lawrence, Willow Shields
IMDB score 7.2