Hunger Games is a series of young adult dystopian novels written by American author Suzanne Collins. The first three novels are part of a trilogy following teenage protagonist Katniss Everdeen, and the fourth book is a prequel set 64 years before the original.
A series of feature length films based on the books were made.
The Hunger Games (2012) set records for the opening day and the biggest opening weekend for an original IP.
Catching Fire (2013) set the record for biggest opening weekend of November.
Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) had the largest opening day and weekend of 2014.
The films, including Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015), were praised for their themes and Lawrence’s performance.
The Hunger Games is the 21st-highest-grossing film franchise of all time, having grossed over US$2.97 billion worldwide.
A prequel film, titled The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, based on the novel of the same name, is set to be released on November 17, 2023.
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