Ten years ago to the day, the movie “Hunger Games” landed on American screens. Discover for the occasion of the photos of the shooting with Jennifer Lawrence.
Hunger Games celebrates 10 years
On March 23, 2012, the film The Hunger Games was released in theaters in the United States (two days before in France). For the first time, Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of Suzanne Collins’s novels came to life on screen, played by Jennifer Lawrence.
Directed by Gary Ross, and co-written by Suzanne Collins, the film took us to a dystopian America in ruins, in which annual sordid games. Indeed, the capital of the country obliged each district to submit two tributes to compete in the “Hunger Games”. Once in the arena, they had to kill each other so that there was only one winner left.
When it was released, the film was a real success. Thus, he climbed to third place in the American box office behind Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises. In total, it is almost $700 million of cumulative receipts for the film, for a budget of barely 78 million.
Katniss’ story arc continued with three more films released in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Another feature is expected soon. This is the adaptation of the prequel The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbird.
Go behind the scenes of the first film
To celebrate the first decade of The Hunger Games at the cinema, we invite you to discover rare pictures behind the scenes of the first film. The big moment of nostalgia in perspective!