The Hunger Games

Continuity mistake: At the reaping, As Effie says "our tributes from District 12" the camera pans from Peeta to Katniss. Katniss has her hair to the side of her left eye. Camera changes and now her hair is in front of her eye. (00:16:50)

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Continuity mistake: When the tributes are entering the arena on horse-drawn chariots, the spacing between the vehicles keeps changing from being far apart (in the long shot) to bunched up in closer angles. This is not just because the horses either sped up or slowed down because the distance is always perfectly even between each chariot. (00:30:50)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Effie Trinket pulls a name out of the glass bowl, she opens it and the black tab is on her right. She clears her throat, the camera angle changes, and the black tab is suddenly on her left. (00:14:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Katniss is retrieving the second parachute (the one with the soup), the piece of paper with Haymitch's message changes between shots (the corners are / aren't torn) and they way Katniss is holding it also changes (from below / from the side). (01:45:10)

Continuity mistake: When Katniss finds Peeta with the nightlock in his hands she gets angry with him for scaring her and hugs him. In the close up shot, Peeta has both his hands around her back with his right hand above his left. He says, "I'm sorry" (twice) and the next shot shows his left hand above the right. (01:54:50)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Peeta is throwing the huge metal ball, you all know that Cato, Marvel and Glimmer are watching. In the 2 last shots where the 3 of the are shown, Cato's stance is shifted. The first shot is zoomed out where you can also see the metal ball, in this shot Cato is standing with his arms hanging and slightly rotated to his right side. You can see him move to the left side, but in the shot directly after he is standing rotated to his left with his arms crossed. (00:40:05)

Revealing mistake: Katniss shoots and kills someone who throws a spear at Rue. When Rue says "you have to win" we see a shot of the dead bloke with the arrow sticking out of him. In this shot, if you look carefully you can see a square outline under his shirt that the arrow is stuck in. (01:36:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Katniss and Prim are entering the square, Prim panics and Katniss tries to calm her. During that dialog, Katniss' hands suddenly appear holding Prim's face. (00:11:00)

Continuity mistake: When Prim and Katniss are talking just after the reaping, Katniss grabs Prim's chin. Camera cuts to behind and her hand has gone. (00:18:50)

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Continuity mistake: During the reaping, as Katniss fights with the peace keepers to get to Prim, there is an obvious break in the shot. In one shot, she is already pushing the peace keeper on her left off, but in the next shot, she is just beginning to push him. (00:15:00)

Audio problem: When Katniss says "that's the first deer I've seen in a year" towards the end of the line you can see her mouth doesn't move. (00:05:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Katniss pulls back on her bow to take her first shot at the apples, she has a strand of hair hanging neatly by her eye. Camera cuts and this strand is now spread out and untidy. (01:32:30)

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Continuity mistake: Just as Katniss is placed on her spot by Effie after walking up on stage, Effie grabs the microphone just as the camera changes. When the camera changes, she is no longer holding the microphone. (00:15:40)

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Continuity mistake: As Katniss volunteers, the Peacekeeper on her right is stood next to her. We see Katniss from a raised angle and this Peacekeeper is now further away. (00:15:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Katniss is looking at the forest on the TV screen her hair covers her one eye or it doesn't, depending on the camera angle. (00:35:20)

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Other mistake: When we see the girl from 5 matching symbols, pay close attention when we see her hands. The squares selected are not pairs. But it accepted as a pair. (00:36:40)

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Other mistake: When the children of District 12 are walking to the reaping, just after Prim receives the mockingjay pin, a boy can be seen wearing black and white converse shoes. (00:10:15)

Continuity mistake: You need to watch carefully for this mistake as it's over in the blink of eye. When in the training at the start we see the boy from District 8 fall off the monkey bars and hurt his leg. In the far shot that shows him falling we see him roll onto his back and grasp his shin just below the knee. Camera changes to him on his side and he rolls onto his back and grasps his leg again, but this time he grasps it a lot lower down the leg. (00:36:40)

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Peeta Mellark: I just keep wishing I could think of a way to show them that they don't own me. If I'm gonna die, I wanna still be me.
Katniss Everdeen: I just can't afford to think like that.

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Trivia: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark are the only Hunger Game tributes ever referred to by their first and last names. The other tributes are just identified by their first names, even when they're being introduced by Caesar Flickerman during the televised interviews or their scores are being announced on television.

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Question: This is more for the book than the movie, but how was Rue able to enter the arena with a "homemade" sling shot if no weapons could be taken in there?

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Chosen answer: The tributes could not take anything in with them, but the arena is filled with different types of weapons and tools, if they can get them. Rue was clever and agile, and she could have found or stolen the slingshot or the tools with which to make one. Also, anyone, for a price, can send "gifts" into the arena to sponsor a favorite tribute.

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Answer: In the book Rue never received any gifts she only grabbed a few things from the cornucopia so the slingshot must have been one of them.

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