21 movies similar to The Hunger Games (2012)

I Am Number Four (2011) poster ★ 6.1

I Am Number Four (2011)

An ordinary teenager, John Smith is in fact one of the last surviving inhabitants of a distant planet. John is forced to hide from terrible enemies sent to destroy him. He has to change names, constantly moving from place to place with his guardian Henry. In different towns and in different schools, John has always been a newcomer with no past, but one day he found a place he could call home: in a small town in Ohio, John met his love. Now it is up to him to discover his unique abilities, to fight the ancient and terrible enemies of his people, and to realize his amazing destiny.
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) poster ★ 7.4

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

An army of genetically modified apes faces a new challenge: they are forced to engage in a deadly battle with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel. After unimaginable losses among his warriors, ape leader Caesar begins a personal struggle against his dark instincts and intends to avenge his entire species. In the end, he and the colonel will have to face each other in an epic battle that will decide who will now rule the Earth--humans or apes.
Edge of Tomorrow (2014) poster ★ 7.9

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

In the not-too-distant future, a race of aliens invades Earth. No army in the world can resist them. Major William Cage dies in combat, but the impossible happens - he finds himself in a time loop. Time after time he finds himself in the same battle, fighting and dying... over and over again. And each repeated battle brings him closer to figuring out how to defeat the enemy.
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) poster ★ 6.3

Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)

Thomas leads a squad of surviving gliders on one last and most dangerous mission. To save their friends, they must infiltrate the legendary Last City, a deadly labyrinth controlled by "The Flare". Anyone who survives there will finally have the answers to all the questions that have plagued the Gladers since entering the labyrinth.
The Purge: Anarchy (2014) poster ★ 6.4

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

Is The Purge: Anarchy (2014) similar to The Hunger Games (2012) film?

Welcome to the perfect world of the future, a world without crime or war. And only once a year, the luxurious tranquility of life is replaced by anarchy. That night, everything is allowed: in the darkness of the streets, some seek revenge, others seek entertainment, and the rest are trying to live until dawn...
Battle Royale (2000) poster ★ 7.6

Battle Royale (2000)

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In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
The Island (2005) poster ★ 6.8

The Island (2005)

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Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly utopian but guarded mid-21st century settlement. Like all the inhabitants of this carefully controlled space, Lincoln hopes to be among those sent to "The Island," supposedly the last uncontaminated place on the planet. But very soon Lincoln discovers that absolutely everything about his existence is a lie.
The New Mutants (2020) poster ★ 5.3

The New Mutants (2020)

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After a mysterious tornado strikes her reservation and her father dies, Danielle Moonstar wakes up tied up in a hospital bed. Dr. Reyes informs her that she is the only survivor and is now in an institution with four teenagers, where they are being studied and taught to control their superpowers. Soon Dany discovers that it is impossible to leave the force-field fenced area, and the boys begin to be haunted by seemingly very real nightmares.
The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015) poster ★ 6.2

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)

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In this new chapter of a dystopia about a society where everything is arranged and every individual is to be eradicated, Tris must find a way to fight the terrible system that is destroying her loved ones. Which one is next? She learns more and more scary details behind the seeming order, and can no longer help but see that it's time for something to change in her world. But the main thing in this struggle is to cope with the rift that the enemy is creating in her own soul.
The Tournament (2009) poster ★ 6.1

The Tournament (2009)

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A tournament is watched by dozens of wealthy men betting on which one of the 30 assassins will survive the next 24 hours "kill or die" and claim the USD10,000,000 prize. It takes place in an English town with plenty of CCTVs.
In Time (2011) poster ★ 6.7

In Time (2011)

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In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
The Giver (2014) poster ★ 6.5

The Giver (2014)

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In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
The Maze Runner (2014) poster ★ 6.8

The Maze Runner (2014)

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Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Bird Box (2018) poster ★ 6.6

Bird Box (2018)

Is Bird Box (2018) similar to The Hunger Games (2012) film?

Five years ago, the world plunged into chaos: after seeing something, people commit suicide. A woman with two five-year-old children, having heard on the radio of a safe place, sets out to find the surviving community and brings with her the parrots in a box. To keep alive in this new world, the most important thing is not to look around and listen to how the birds react to approaching danger.
Repo Men (2010) poster ★ 6.3

Repo Men (2010)

Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) poster ★ 7.7

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

Is Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) similar to The Hunger Games (2012) film?

Back on Earth, the crew of the USS Enterprise discovers that the operations and principles of their organization have been undermined from within. The fleet is shackled by inexplicable terror and inactive as the world sinks deeper and deeper into the abyss.
Gamer (2009) poster ★ 5.8

Gamer (2009)

In a future mind-controlling game, death row convicts are forced to battle in a 'Doom'-type environment. Convict Kable, controlled by Simon, a skilled teenage gamer, must survive thirty sessions in order to be set free.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) poster ★ 6.6

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)

Is The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) similar to The Hunger Games (2012) film?

Katniss Everdeen and the wayward Pete Mellark try to win the civil war between the autocratic Capitol and the war-torn neighborhoods of Panem...
The Darkest Minds (2018) poster ★ 5.7

The Darkest Minds (2018)

After an unknown disease kills 98% of American children, the 2% who survive with superpowers are sent to special camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes from such a camp and joins a group of other teenagers who are hiding from the government.
Pitch Perfect (2012) poster ★ 7.1

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Is Pitch Perfect (2012) similar to The Hunger Games (2012) film?

The story of a student who suddenly discovered her passion for singing a cappella, that is, without musical accompaniment.
Divergent (2014) poster ★ 6.6

Divergent (2014)

Is Divergent (2014) similar to The Hunger Games (2012) film?

In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

More about The Hunger Games movies

The Future. A despotic state holds annual survival games, which the whole world follows live on TV. The lot to participate in the Games falls to young Kitniss and her secret lover Pete. They have known each other since childhood, but now they must become enemies. After all, according to the unbreakable law of the Hunger Games, only one of the 24 participants can win. The judges don't care who wins, what matters is the spectacle. And this time the spectacle will be unforgettable.

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