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The Starving Games

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Lowbrow, violent spoof with plenty of juvenile sex humor.

Movie PG-13 2013 83 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 15+

Amazing satire comedy

This film is amazing to watch with your family as it is extremely funny and will give you all a good laugh. A lot of people dislike this film but I think that is because they lack the ability to understand this type of comedy. Obviously not every film can be for everyone but this film is definitely for most people . If I could recommend any movie to anyone I would recommend this, it is funny, it is inspirational, it is class.

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age 13+

Worst movie ever

This is by far one of the worst movies I have ever see. The way everything looked made it look like something a group of people made and not done by an actual studio. It was unfunny,terrible acting, had wired uncomfortable scenes and I especially hated the scene where it was referencing avatar because that is a very good movie and is 100 times better than this train wreck. Stopped watching because of how bad it was and watched avatar instead and enjoyed that a lot better but don’t waste time with this dollar store version of the hunger games

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (29 ):

As uninspiring as its title, The Starving Games serves up crass, juvenile humor in a vehicle for little else than gratuitous violence, sexuality, and pop-culture references. Some kids and teens may find a lot of humor in it, until the popularity of Taylor Swift and Angry Birds fades, but even so they won't enjoy sitting through a movie that strikes the same note over and over again. If you have a bunch of older kids and teens who want big laughs on a Friday night, see our handpicked alternatives below to show them how spoofing should be done.

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