The Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part 1 kicks off today! Catch up now on iTunes

The Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part 1 hits theaters today_. It's the first part of the finale of the The Hunger Games saga, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and more. If you're behind, or only catching on to this great franchise now, iTunes, iBooks and the App Store can help you get up to speed.

Based on the enormously popular young adult sci-fi book series, this is the third of four planned Hunger Games movies, with the finale planned for a release in late 2015. The story follows the travails of Katniss Everdeen, a young woman in a dystopian future where a group of wealthy elites control the population using sadistic battles to the death. Everdeen becomes the central figure in a rebellion against the leaders of Panem.

The first two movies in The Hunger Games series area available for download from iTunes for $9.99 each, for a limited time:

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

And although it's only hitting theaters today, you can already pre-order Mockingjay Part I, so you'll be able to download it the second it's available on iTunes.

Want to read the original books? No problem.

The Hunger Games

Catching Fire


The Hunger Games Trilogy

If you'd prefer to catch up during a commute, or maybe reading isn't your thing, there are audiobook versions available for download too. All three of them are unabridged and narrated by movie and TV actress Carolyn McCormick.

The Hunger Games Audiobook (Unabridged)

Catching Fire: Hunger Games Book 2 Audiobook (Unabridged)

Mockingjay Audiobook (Unabridged)

Want more? How about Hunger Games themed games for your iOS device?

The Hunger Games Adventures

Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Panem Run

Hunger Games: Girl on Fire

The Hunger Games: Panem Rising

Enjoy all the great Hunger Games stuff available on iTunes, and may the odds be ever in your favor!

Peter Cohen