The Hunger Games
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz
Directed by: Gary Ross
Plot: Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take the place of her sister in the annual Hunger Games competition of the future country of Panem and joins fellow tribute, Peeta Mellark, in the battle to the death against 22 others.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 87%
Critic Consensus: “Thrilling and superbly acted, The Hunger Games captures the dramatic violence, raw emotion, and ambitious scope of its source novel”