'Hunger Games' tickets - have you gotten yours?
February 23rd, 2012
11:48 AM ET

'Hunger Games' tickets - have you gotten yours?

With one month left until "The Hunger Games" opens, fans may want to start reserving their tickets.

An announcement that tickets are now available went up on "The Hunger Games" Facebook page Wednesday, and according to Entertainment Weekly, admission has already represented a large portion of sales for movie ticket e-retailer Fandango.com.

But before the movie opens on March 23, there's also an advance event for Los Angeles area fans (and those who can get there): the world premiere happening in L.A. on March 12.

Starting at 6 a.m. on Sunday, March 11, fans can camp out at Nokia Plaza to get the chance to be a part of the big night. If L.A. isn't doable for you, Yahoo! will also stream the red carpet for the world premiere online.

In the meantime, here's the song The Decemberists supplied to "The Hunger Games" soundtrack, "One Engine":


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  1. r HGH treatment for hair regrowth

    Thanks for some other great article. Where else may anybody get that kind of information in such an ideal way of writing? I've a presentation next week, and I'm on the search for such info.

    April 7, 2012 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Keno

    What a disgusting movie about kids killing kids, which some lame plot about "a forced government survival contest" thrown in to make it seem like a "legit" way to portray the blloodshed. Anyone that sees this movie should be ashamed to support this crap.

    March 19, 2012 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  3. RhutRjho

    Thats a fact :-p :-P

    February 29, 2012 at 8:27 am | Report abuse |
  4. Waverly

    Oh, and..
    @ B Dizzle – I may not understand you, but the point of the series is not that Katniss is an awesome shooter. She is, but the main plot is way more than that!

    February 29, 2012 at 7:51 am | Report abuse |
  5. Waverly

    Urk... I don't live in the US, but I wish I did, I am DYING to see the movie! I am obsessed with the books, I've read them thoroughly ten times over, plus I'm totally crushing on Josh Hutcherson. XD Guess I'll just have to wait for the novelty to die out though... ^^

    February 29, 2012 at 7:45 am | Report abuse |
  6. sockpuppet

    haven't we heard the televised-lottery-survival-of-the-fittest plot about a million times by now? I can't believe the author is trying to actually claim she came up with the idea on her own

    February 24, 2012 at 12:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Lily

      Actually, she said she got her idea from watching a special on Iraq, Greek Mythology, and reality TV shows. Here's a fact about the series that I'm sure will surprise you: not every book is about the games. Gasp! Yep, that's right. Believe it or not there's more to the story than kids killing kids. How about you read not just the first book, but also the other two, before you think you know everything about a series.

      February 27, 2012 at 5:08 pm | Report abuse |
  7. stvnkrs10

    Is that photo CGI or Photoshopped? I've shot plenty of bows and never knocked the arrow behind me hand. Anyone got an explanation?

    February 24, 2012 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  8. B Dizzle

    Im sorry i just cant see a movie where a bow is being held incorrectly in a still photo. I think this ruins the whole plot.

    February 24, 2012 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
  9. bla

    I'm looking forward to this movie, but not enough to stand in line for hours just to see it at midnight. I'll go for a morning showing opening weekend, much easier to deal with.

    February 24, 2012 at 11:08 am | Report abuse |
  10. ramona

    She is holding her bow incorrectly and her draw isn't too hot either. However, I will still see the film and probably giggle like a schoolgirl. Incidentally – at my archery club, we're starting to see an influx of teenaged girls who want to start shooting. I expect this will spike even higher once the movie's out...

    February 24, 2012 at 5:42 am | Report abuse |
  11. Sally Mae

    why wuld anyone want to play hungry games. i get pretty cranky when i'm hungry.

    February 23, 2012 at 11:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Charm

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      August 11, 2012 at 11:55 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Derek

    They say that a soundtrack can either make or break a movie. I sure hope the movie is not ruined with a soundtrack containing songs that really don't "fit" the movie.

    February 23, 2012 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Jowl

    Wow with the breathless excitement and reverent tones the author uses in this article you would think we're dealing with Harry Potter style hysteria.. Then you look at the comments and only 13 people have posted. This article has been up on the front page of CNN for 8 hours now.

    Methinks fandango or someone may not be telling the truth about its supposed popularity. It certainly isn't reflected in social media where disinterest seems to be the order of the day.

    February 23, 2012 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Bobby John

    That gurl shuld sit in a tree n hunt. Jess don't fall out n brake yer teef like I did.

    February 23, 2012 at 8:07 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Suua P.

    I've already got my tickets!

    February 23, 2012 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Brian

    No I am not buying this presale idea, I have yet to encounter a sold out movie I wanted to see, didnt happen with Potter or LOTR or even Star Wars and is wont happen with this movie either lol I buy the ticket when I am going.

    February 23, 2012 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  17. b

    I am suuuper excited!! Can't wait for midnight showing!

    February 23, 2012 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Nwvotes

    Tickets for the The Hunger Games are now open. Will you pre-order tickets to see this highly anticipated film? Vote at Nationwidevotes.com

    February 23, 2012 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Cameron

    Are you serious? Nobody on the set of a movie about survival and stuff knows how to shoot a bow? Who told her to hold a bow like that? You don't just point at what you want the arrow to hit and let go- she is two seconds away from screwing her hand up big time.

    February 23, 2012 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • @Cameron

      I noticed that, too. Good eye!

      February 23, 2012 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • a fan

      She supposedly trained quite a bit and became quite good with a bow – perhaps this picture was a publicity shot before her training?

      February 23, 2012 at 5:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • Gracko

      Wrong scene. In this scene she's just looking for food, not actually hunting in the arena as part of the Games. If you read the book you'd know. :)

      February 23, 2012 at 6:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Atlas

      She actually trained with an Olympic champion archer for weeks. Are you an olympic champion? Maybe she'd look better to you with a compound bow behind a dear stand purchased at Bass Pro? I can just see you being critical throughout the movie with your superior knowledge of survival skills. I guess she was lucky not to have you in the arena...

      February 24, 2012 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
    • ch.randomness

      uhmmmm obviously you havnt read the books... okay dont hate if you dont know whats going on... kay boo?

      February 25, 2012 at 5:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • me.

      uhmmmm obviously you havnt read the books... okay dont hate if you dont know whats going on... kay boo?

      February 25, 2012 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  20. down by the river

    Nice Liriodendron tulipifera up there in the shot.

    February 23, 2012 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  21. can't wait

    gonna be awesome!

    February 23, 2012 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  22. count me out

    No way am I seeing that movie on opening night with a bunch of screaming pre-teens. I'd much rather wait a week or two.

    February 23, 2012 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • Kristi

      ... so you can watch it with screaming middle-agers like yourself?

      February 23, 2012 at 7:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • Pebbles Flintstone

      Kristi – I will be right there with you. :-) I so hope this movie doesn't disappoint as I'm so excited about seeing it.

      February 24, 2012 at 11:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • mee.

      not meee(: im frikin pumped if ima wait im waiting for the 2nd showing(: (: (: (:

      February 25, 2012 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse |

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