Here are the best 'Hunger Games' quotes, featuring some of the most memorable lines from the 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. We've listed some of the most interesting and important quotes from 'The Hunger Games' movie here. See a favorite? Vote it up!
'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. 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.
So what are the best Hunger Games quotes? This list answers that question with the help of your votes.
This might be the most recognizable quote/saying related to 'The Hunger Games.' And yeah, the odds? Not really in anyone's favor.
Effie Trinket: "May the odds be ever in your favor."
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.
Katniss: "I volunteer! I volunteer as Tribute!"
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.
Gale: "They just want a good show, that's all they want."
Katniss: "There's 24 of us Gale. Only one comes out."
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.
Haymitch: "This is the time to show them everything. Make sure they remember you."