What's the Difference between Catching Fire the Book and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire the Movie?

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Catching Fire

Released: 2009
Author: Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Released: 2013
Director: Francis Lawrence
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In the Book In the Movie
Katniss Everdeen
Katniss Everdeen
Portrayed by: Jennifer Lawrence
Peeta Mellark
Peeta Mellark
Portrayed by: Josh Hutcherson
Madge Undersee
This Character does not appear.
Fgt man
Fgt man
Portrayed by: Spoodarman Williams
The polar bear assassin
The polar bear assassin
Portrayed by: Spock
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   Peeta does not know how to swim. He does.
   Katniss find two refugees living in the woods named Bonnie and Twill. They tell her about the existence of District 13. Katniss doesn't meet Bonnie and Twill.
   Darius is a peacekeeper who has his tongue cut out. He doesn't exist.
   Katniss injures her ankle whilst climbing over the District fence. She makes the excuse to some Peacekeepers that she slipped on some ice. Peeta and her grow closer as he nurses her back to health. Katniss does not climb the fence, or injure her ankle.
   Plutarch Heavensbee has a mocking jay watch. He doesn't.
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I think that peeta doensnt have that one chocolate cake when he was drowning in the capri sun
22 Mar 2015 Anonymous
the second movie is much closer to the book its from, than the first movie was. The votes should me more like book-65% & movie-35%
26 Oct 2014 Anonymous
Snow does have family in the book- specifically a granddaughter is mentioned in mockingjay- Just because they showed that in the catching fire movie doesn't mean its a difference...
06 Oct 2014 Anonymous
Don't complain, I don't see you poring over a book and watching a movie to come up with differences to please you idiots. Honestly, have some respect
21 May 2014 Anonymous
lo0l nailed it!!!!
21 May 2014 Anonymous
why would you want to catch fire??? 20 May 2014 Anonymous 20 May 2014 Anonymous 20 May 2014 Anonymous 20 May 2014 Anonymous 20 May 2014 Anonymous 20 May 2014 Anonymous 20 May 2014 Anonymous 20 May 2014 Anonymous 20 May 2014 Anonymous
21 May 2014 Anonymous
why would you want to catch fire???
20 May 2014 Anonymous
Peeta comforts Katniss indeed, when she's having nightmares. But he says explicitly that he is having them too... Other than that, great comparison!
04 May 2014 Anonymous
28 Apr 2014 Anonymous
Ok some of the stuff said here are completely irrelevant, like come on " book; Katniss talks about her nightmares that stem from her time in the Hunger games. Movie:She has Post Tramatic Stress Disorder. She shoots a turkey with an arrow but sees halucinates that she shot a tribute." Her having PTSD isn't mentioned in the book, however, she does have nightmares in the movie, and in both book and the movie, she has nightmares but only talks to Peeta about them. Or when it is said that "movie: Ef
24 Apr 2014 Anonymous

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