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Here’s every vital thing about the first ‘Hunger Games’ movies in 3 minutes

This 3-minute explainer gets the uninitiated ready for Friday.


Greg Seals


Posted on Nov 19, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 4:19 am CDT

If by some miracle you’ve managed to avoid being reaped into pop culture’s obsession with the dystopic Hunger Games franchise, chances are that you might be feeling a bit left out this Friday. With only a few days left till the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, fans are purchasing tickets and finalizing plans.

If you don’t want to be the only one of your friends not at the theater chowing down on popcorn and watching Jennifer Lawrence show off her sweet arrow-slinging skills, you better get to work familiarizing yourself with the crisis in The Capitol. Thankfully for you, the good folks over at Vulture have volunteered as tribute to help familiarize you with two movies’ worth of Panem plot.

With this handily explained video, you can familiarize yourself with all the Hunger Games happenings in only three short minutes. Have at it, and may the odds be ever in your favor.

H/T Digg|Photo via TheHungerGames/YouTube

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*First Published: Nov 19, 2014, 10:01 pm CST