5 Facts About 'The Hunger Games' Movie for Those Who Haven't Read the Books

If you haven't read 'The Hunger Games' books, and are unsure whether or not to see the movie, we have 5 things you may want to know in order to help you make your decision.

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The Hunger Games is the hot-ticket item at the movies right now; It's already sold-out record numbers of advanced showings, and earned strong reviews from critics (click here for our official review). The film is looking like a big success for Lionsgate (a sequel, Catching Fire, is already on the way) - but that doesn't mean that everyone is sold on seeing it.

In fact, there is a considerable portion of the larger moviegoing public that hasn't read any of Suzanne Collins' novels and is wondering what all the hubbub is about this film and if it's worth a trip to the theater.

So, for those who have not yet been bitten by Hunger Games fever, we've compiled 5 things you should know to help you better make your decision about whether or not to see the film.

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