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'The Hunger Games' movie quotes include some of the best lines from the upcoming blockbuster 2012 film based on Suzanne Collins' bestselling novel of the same name. 'The Hunger Games' book offered up some awesome quotes, and it seems the movie is following suit. What are the best 'Hunger Games' quotes? That's up to you to decide. I've listed some of the most interesting and important quotes from 'The Hunger Games' movie here. See a favorite? Vote it up! Know of another quote I missed? Add it to the list - and may the odds be ever in your favor.

'The Hunger Games' movie stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne, Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy and Elizabeth Banks as Effie Trinket. For those who haven't read the books yet (you have some time, so get cracking!), I won't spoil too much of the story. In a nutshell, 'The Hunger Games' is about a group of young people thrown together by their own government to fight to the death - all on live TV. 'The Hunger Games' hits U.S. theaters on March 23, 2011.

So what are the best Hunger Games quotes? This list answers that question.

For more big movie quotes, check out these pages for the best lines from 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn,' 'The Muppets,' 'In Time,' 'Immortals,' and 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.'
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Try You Will

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Caesar Flickerman: "What did you say to your sister when you volunteered at the Reaping?"
Katniss: "I told her that I would try to win for her."
Caesar Flickerman: "And try you will."

Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci) interviews Katniss before the Hunger Games begin. This way, the audience can get to know her -- and like her -- before everything gets underway.
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A Good Show

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Gale: "They just want a good show, that's all they want."
Katniss: "There's 24 of us Gale. Only one comes out."

Yes, The Capitol (aka the Evil Government) does want a "good show" - literally. Each year, the Hunger Games are broadcast on live television throughout all 12 Panem Districts. It's like 'X Factor USA,' only with, you know, children killing other children. Yeah okay, it's nothing like 'X Factor.' Never mind.
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Show Them Everything

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Haymitch: "This is the time to show them everything. Make sure they remember you."

Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson) is a former District 12 Hunger Games tribute (so yes, he won in his games). As a result, Haymitch is chosen to mentor Peeta and Katniss in the 74th Hunger Games. Haymitch says above all, making an impression is key - show the Capitol what you've got and they're going to take you very, very seriously.
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May the Odds

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Effie Trinket: "May the odds be ever in your favor."

This might be the most recognizable quote/saying related to 'The Hunger Games.' And yeah, the odds? Not really in anyone's favor.
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Boy With the Bread

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Katniss Everdeen: "I don't want to lose the boy with the bread."

Without giving too much away (in case you haven't seen the movie or read 'The Hunger Games' book yet), Katniss becomes attached to a young boy -- and later in her life, he becomes incredibly important to her survivial.
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I Volunteer!

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Katniss: "I volunteer! I volunteer as Tribute!"

When Katniss' younger sister, Primrose (Willow Shields), is chosen as the District 12 Hunger Games tribute, big sister steps up in a major way. Katniss doesn't think, she acts: immediately volunteering herself to go in Prim's place. Prim is only 12 years old, and Katniss knows she doesn't have the know-how to have any sort of shot at all of surviving the Games.
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Make an Impression

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Katniss: "So you're here to make me look pretty?"
Cinna: "I'm here to help you make an impression."

Cinna (Lenny Kravitz) is Katniss' stylist during the Hunger Games. It's his job to make her presentable and viewer-friendly - but it's also his job, as he states, to help her really make the audience like her. When viewers like a tribute, they can offer up staples to them that could help them survive longer in the Hunger Games arena.
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Show You Off

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Cinna: "I'm sorry that this happened to you. I'm here to help you in any way that I can."
Katniss: "Most people just congratulate me."
Cinna: "I don't see the point in that. So tonight, at the tribute parade, I'm gonna take you out and show you off to the world."

The relationship between Cinna and Katniss is truly a special one. He's on her side from the start.