Top 10 Hunger Games Charactersrockrockmountain
The Top Ten
Finnick is an awesome character. He is someone who can not stand for the Capitol. But, if you think about it, ep is also the best warrior. You could make all the other tributes make an alliance against him and he would win. And, he could probably beat Katniss. Finnick for the win!
I love his character, he is so badass and could probably beat any tribute who has ever been in the Hunger Games, but at the same time he is a compassionate guy and a great overall character. One thing I didn't like though was the way his death was handled in Mockingly (the book). But I think they did a really good job of it in the film which made up for it. He died sacrificing himself for the others in the saddest scene in the movie. But if only Katniss had shot that one damn mutant that jumped on him, he could've saved him and he would have saved all of the others later and voted to stop the new hunger games! Curse you Katnip!
Clever, sweet, sexy, smart. Loved Finnick. When he was depressed, I was depressed. When he died, I died inside. He is smart and knows how to survive, amazing character. - dragonfly99
Why is Katniss not first?V 92 Comments
I love Katniss. She went through so many things and stayed strong throughout them. She volunteered for her sisters place in the games and Katniss thought she had a good chance of dying. She watched Rue die in her arms. She had to deal with the whole Gale/Peeta thing. She found out Peeta had been taken by the the capital. She watched Peeta go through a bad stage. She was shot. She watched Prim DIE! Katniss is loyal and brave to the very end.
She was so brave but she killed less people, that's why I love her. Good peoples are awesome. If she killed too many peoples, she might not awesome. It's good to have her at this movie... And the sweetest moment, the moment she kissed Peeta~
Okay finnick is great and everything but why isn't Katniss above him. She is the most real person in most books I read. She was just an ordinary person until she made herself extraordinary. She stayed strong through so many dark times and overthrew an oppressive government. She also has many deep things to say about some things in real life. Her raw emotion is so true to reality that I just love her character
Finnick's great but doesn't deserve top spot because he ain't important. Here's real list
He's the most real character. He's gone through hardships, he drinks, he's not perfect. He has a large heart, though, and really feels pain.
It said in the book that when Haymitch went to the Hunger Games arena, that he was in a large field. Some people stopped to smell the flowers, but the flowers where etched with poison and killed anyone who smelled them. Poor Haymitch. It must have been hard to go to the Hunger Games, kill other people, and then try to survive long enough to win. It also said that he used the arena against the last contestant. - lulu223
Haymitch is, in my opinion, the most vulnerable and relatable character in the books and movies. Despite his flaws and sarcastic/harsh attitude he is still able to play the role of a father figure to both Katniss and occasionally Peeta. He knows when the time is right to fight for what he believes as well as stand up for the weaker man. Plus he won the hunger games when there were twice as many tributes. That's pretty badass
Funny, drunk and grumpy. Most real and important character. Who doesn't love a down to earth, drunk and stupid character who says the truth whether it hurts your feelings or not. A classic.V 34 Comments
Peeta Mellark will always be my top Hunger Games character, and for many reasons. As some have already accurately pointed out, he is the embodiment of hope in a book that is full of loss, and heartache, and pain. I have seen many people slate his character, calling him weak or always having to be bailed out of situations.
But think deeper. How is he weak?
In the first games despite having all of the odds against him, and even believing himself that he has less chances of winning then most of the other Tributes, he still stayed true to himself - he didn't want the games to change him. The fact he thought as far to know not to let himself to be a piece in the games makes his strength even more significant. Not only this, but through his love for Katniss (which most people undermine and call pathetic) he put her before himself and through being STRONG, protected her in every way he possibly could from the beginning. He made sure to tell Haymitch what she is capable of even ...more
"If your greatest weakness is love then you are the strongest person on the earth". He is kind yet strong, steady yet fierce, composed yet rebellious. He is self-sacrificing, ready to lay down his life for the lives of others, sometimes for the lives of people he barely knows. At the same time, he is self-respecting, he knows his true worth, and his resolve to stay true to himself holds even against unimaginable odds; he fights against his hijacking and returns to his true self, which was deemed to be impossible. Out of all the Hunger Games characters it was always only Peeta who saw things for what they are, since the starting, and who truly fought back in every sense of the term, refusing to be a piece either of the Capitol or of District 13. Snow tried to hijack him and Coin tried to use him to finish Katniss; both the sides wanted to reduce him to a puppet for their wishes, like they had done with everyone else, they wanted to make him theirs, but he never succumbed: he was his ...more
Peeta has a kind, gentle, and selfless personality. He puts others before himself. Even after the capitol tortures him so brutally, he votes does not want their children to suffer in another games. At the same time, he fights fiercely for what he loves and believes in. He is, without any doubt, the strongest character of the series, as he's been through more than any of the others, but is still sane, gentle, against violence, loving, caring, and self-sacrificing. And he can make others laugh and smile in dire circumstances. No one can parallel that boy.
Peeta was the first character in this book series I truly loved. He is so kind and brave and loyal and funnyV 50 Comments
It is very sad when she said "they can't hurt me. I'm not like the rest of you. There's no one left I love." She is different from Katniss in that way, but she understands what matters and what should come first when making choices. She plays a vital part in the rescue from the arena, and sacrifices herself for the others. She fights through the tortures and stays alive, even though she has no reason to. She eventually became a good friend of Katniss, and I really think that they make awesome friends.
She was by far my favorite! With her attitude, and great axe skills, she had it all. She was really underrated, and she deserved more book/screen time. And she definitely (in my opinion), had the best skills weapon wise.
She is very special. When she said "There is no one left I love," my heart nearly broke. She is so lonely. It hurts me a lot. She deserves so much more. She is like a lost piece of life that nobody would bother to find. My beautiful, one of a kind girl
Love part where she cusses during interview lol (^o^) - bruh_bestiesV 34 Comments
She is so sweet in the story and really shows trust and I feel so bad that a little girl like her should be thrown into the Hunger Games. I imagine Rue to be beautiful and sad in real life, and I admire her because she loves music and nature, which shows beauty. I HATE THE GUY WHO KILED HER
For my personal opinion I think Rue is the best character in the Hunger Games, She basically had the ability to win, with her small size she has the ability to climb far high into the trees to keep away from the other tributes since most of them were big, with her knowledge of plants she can tell what is poison and what's not to, she is immune to poverty compared to the careers, is very sly, and is from an agricultural district.
Rue is the most inspirational 12-year-old in the hunger games. At her young age, she achieved a 7 in private training (unheard of) and she came 7th in the hunger games. This is an amazing achievement for a girl 5 years younger than me. She was smart, trustworthy, cute, strong and quick.
She was only, twelve years old when she was killed, she was one of my favourites.
STUPID DISTRICT 1 TRIBUTE!
Cinna is my favorite. He lived in the capitol, but somehow managed to avoid the shallowness and sick enjoyment of the games that most capitol citizens have. His refusal to see Katniss and Peeta as just pieces in the capitol's game really makes him special. Also, he has one awesome sense of style!
I love cinna! He was so awesome and cool, I had to read the scene in Catching Fire over and over again, just not registering that he was dead. Unforgivable... - keycha1n
I can't believe poor Katniss had to see those Peacekeepers beat him when she was in the tube. What a terrible thing to see right before your second Hunger Games.
Cinna makes the capitol seem human and I appreciate that. He's also niceV 9 Comments
Effie is a character that I personally didn't like when I first read the series, but as you watch the movies and read the books, you find out that she does care about Katniss and her team. She has a loving personality behind that 'scary white grin'.
Effie, at her core is a naive but loving and sensitive individual. Her character hits home the emotional impact on the book and gives the best one liners in the movie.
Effie brings her own energy to the books and movies. She's very funny and has a great attitude, though you can see she cares deeply of katniss and peeta
I love Effie! She always has the best quotes and she genuinely cares for Katniss. Honestly though I prefer Katniss but Effie is a close second besides she needed more votes.
1 Katniss E.
2 Effie T.
3 President S.
He was brave, strong and definitely caring but the reason why I stop disliking him is because whenever he needs katniss he used to show her the pain he is in and how much desperate he is. That is the most pathetic part of his character but yet he made the right choice when he volunteers to rescue peeta because deep down he knows that katniss is like her mother without peeta and that night talk with peeta, proves that in the end he was ready to finally let katniss to follow her heart but yet that prims death and all was disturbing and that's make him more hated, which is not all his fault but saying that katniss choose peeta by default because gale wasn't there you should think thrice because in every view katniss was always been in love with peeta from the very first hunger games but yet could not do anything about this because of gale desperation and making her feel guilt, that's why I still hate him
Risked his life for Katniss and others countless times, was a loyal friend, and was a FLAWED character (unlike a certain, charming, kind, romantic, strong, artistic, gentle, witty, good looking baker). Yet does not even have his name spelt right.
I love him. A lot. Love the way he calls "Catnip", the one and only way. Love the way he always stands by her and has her back. But he can just stand there, protect that girl but never reach her. I realize how much I love him. It really hurts me.
He's cool. =)V 14 Comments
Her death was the saddest. I mean, there were those things falling from the sky that turned out to be bombs, she was helping injured kids, and right before Katniss can get to her she gets blown up again and dies. I hate President Snow. Thank god he died.
Actually it was President Coin that killed Prim and the Capitol children. Sure, Snow is just as awful as Coin, but he wasn't the one responsible for Prim's death. - punyraisin
Prim is amazing, Katniss describes her as having her mother's healing hands, her father's level head and Katniss' fight and an ability to look through the mess of life and see things for what they really are. She's adorable!
It was so sad when she died. She ran strait into battle only thinking of the helpless Capitol children which President Snow so unmercifully sacrificed for his own well being. She is by far the best character in the series.
She was so amazing I hatted the athour for killing her I can't belive she's only tenthV 14 Comments
Clove is by far my fave. She's the youngest and smallest Career, but managed to get equal odds with Marvel, better odds than Glimmer and beat both of them in training. She got the first kill of the Games - the boy from District 9 she killed right before she tried to kill Katniss the first time. She's like a younger, smaller version of Katniss but with knives instead of bows and arrows and from District 2. Her actress is amazing and so pretty. If she was a bit older Isabelle Furnham might have been Katniss but she's better as Clove I think. I can't believe when I put this she only had 2%. Lower than Foxface. Foxface didn't even kill anyone! She's such a cool character.
Clove is really... Just really... Better than Katniss, Peeta, Marvel Glimmer, Rue, and possibly better than Thresh and Cato. First of all her throwing knife skills are boss, second I love district 2 masonry because a lot of careers are from there, and she killed more than Katniss, Glimmer and Marvel combined. So she was cool. I wish she was in the last of them like Cato Peeta and Katniss.
No offense to those Katniss lovers but I think clove is more awesome than she is. Just because she's the main character doesn't mean she's the best. Everyone is all Katniss this or Katniss that but don't they ever pay attention to the secondary characters? And besides, Katniss didn't kill clove.
I love Clove. I think she is cooler than Katniss and I'm not trying to give thresh a hard time but if it weren't for him she and Cato would have won. She and Cato are my fave even if they are way too brutal.V 42 Comments
She's the best character EVER! Exclamation point! Let's see how do you top smart, sly, elusive, and sneaky. Even the name is thrilling: Foxface. She always hopped around, had a plan, and she trusts Katniss. Her and Katniss sort of made an alliance. Both admired each other and if you watch the movie when they crash into each other Foxface smiled at Katniss and looked to the side like "well, do you wanna be in an alliance? " But they both walked away but neither killed each other and Foxface was cute and had a cool personality that makes you wanna be her for Halloween! Who else practically cried when she died? She was awesome and I wish she got more credit for it.
Foxface is my favourite character In the hunger games too. I really thought she had a very high chance of winning. Lots of people admire katniss and peseta for not wanting to kill anyone but foxface actually hasn't killed ANYONE yet she still was one of the people who survived the longest. Most people only think about katniss and peeta being like that. She was also clever enough to avoid that trap with the explosion. Just because she's dead doesn't mean she can't be the best character. If katniss did accept the alliance with her, I'm sure they would be the strongest alliance ever!
She is sly and clever, outsmarting many in the arena. She made it very far in the hunger games without saying one word and not killing anyone. She should be higher in the list.
Shes smart, she could have wonV 22 Comments
Mags is amazing! She was so brave when she volunteered for Annie. She knew that she wouldn't make it out alive, and she knew that it meant life or death. So she gladly sacrificed her life for Annie, and that's what I call a good character.
Mag's was the most amazing character with the most depth and complete character development. Also I have never seen such a savage on a movie such as Mags.
Mags is so awesome and brave especially when she sacrificed herself for Peeta. It was awesome when she volunteered for Annie Cresta. She is probably the most loving and caring person in the book (even if she hardly any lines)
I love Mags so much! - Untildawn8V 9 Comments
He is one of my favorite characters. Here's why:
1) He helped Rue. He felt bad when Rue was in the Hunger Games and wanted to help her because she was so young and small.
2) He killed Clove. I'm sorry, but Clove was a terrible character.
3) He died for Katniss. Right after he killed Clove, Cato was coming and he grabbed Cato's backpack and ran away, so Cato would chase him instead of Katniss. He saved Katniss' life with his own and let Cato kill him. Right after killing Clove, he could've easily killed Katniss. But it turns out that Katniss helped Rue so he made sure that Cato would kill him instead of Katniss. Cato could've easily killed Katniss and the only reason Katniss killed Cato later in the Games was because he was all hurt and weak. At that time he was not and would've killed Katniss, so Thresh got himself killed, so he puts others in front of himself.
Now that, my friends, is a good character.
As I said down there, Thresh is the bravest man ever, but I didn't explain why. He risked his life to help Katniss because of how she was in an alliance with a young woman in his district, Rue. Katniss was very thankful and also, the way he killed Clove was very cool, and I admire the fact that he didn't join the evil young men and women who were careers.
He defied the Games by letting Katniss go. He was also very compassionate on the inside, and did not immediately kill Katniss even though he could have so easily. - officialstudyqueen
I love thresh. his death was like seeing the iron giant die. he and rue deserved to live.V 13 Comments
I love beetee! Why isn't he in top 10?
Super smart and kind. Can't believe he wasn't on the list!
Smartest character and brainiest.
He's so sexyV 6 Comments
Awesome and cool, he may be on the capitol but he sure as hell helps the tributes a lot
Creepy facial stuff
She was ruthlessly power hungry but much more subtle than Snow, which had the potential to make her twice as deadly. She was exceptionally well-cast; who could suspect a soft-spoken, kind-eyed, and pin-straight grey-haired Julianne Moore? She's incredibly tactful; she uses people against themselves. She's so cold that her coldness passes off as warmth - she can execute great evil and manipulation without remorse while feigning compassion and morality. Her coldness to the core enables her to execute her strategy so inconspicuously. She's practically a sociopath with tremendous intelligence and ambition. Very dangerous combination. Incredibly compelling villain.
Your kidding she's the best villain in the series
She and Snow are tied for best Villain of the series they both amazing - punyraisin
A great villain. Definitely better than Snow.
Don't get me wrong, he's a great villain, too, but this bitch was down-right creepy and a lot more personally intertwined with Katniss.
Who doesn't like psychotic dictators played by Donald Sutherland!?
Hmm, everyone? To each their own I guess...
Most wicked dictator of all time! if he was alive today we all would be doomed!
Very honourable, yet evil!
President Snow = Trump x 2 so why is he above Katniss' mom - CatscatscatsV 5 Comments
She's cool. She should be above Katniss and Peeta.
She is amazing and is badass enough said
She is ticking all the boxes for meV 1 Comment
Cato was absolutely amazing. Everyone says he was a ruthless, blood-craving beast that had no heart; but they were wrong. He had a heart, it's just that... His district taught him to show no affection; and that's how he was raised. We would be like that too if we were raised like that ALL our life. In the book, he ran to Clove's aid; sat there beside her until she died. It even says that his voice sounded pained and hurt when he heard her calling his name. He was determined, focused, and ready; not what you guys put him as. He should have won, think of it this way: All you life, you've trained for an event that comes once a year, and if you won, you'd get money, popularity, and more. ALL YOUR LIFE. Then, some girl who comes from another district ( never trained ) beats you at something you've worked for everyday since you were a kid. It hurts... I'm not going to lie. He should be first, how did a nameless tribute rank higher than him and Clove?
Cato. Yes, he was tough. He was a bad boy, a jerk, just a really bad boy. But he was amazingly well played in the movie. I'm not judging on if he was good or bad, because of course, he had no feelings for others. But his personality was so wonderful. I loved it when Glimmer was sleeping on his chest and he seemed very protective about her, and then the tracker jackers came and he just stood out and not even look back at his suffering 'friend'. Or when he was with Clove. He was just a great character; adding so much more intensity to the film.
But he couldn't help it. He volunteered, because he had confidence in himself that he would win. He was trained his entire life, and he was determined. He was tough, rough, strong and powerful. I loved him that way. I didn't love that he had no feeling to others, but I loved his unique personality, it described him well.
Anyways, Cato's cool.
He is amazing. He did have a heart, he stayed by Clove's side until she died, which is really cute. He was born and raised to be ruthless and cruel, but he still cared about Clove. If he had got to her in time, he would have saved her. Besides, his skills are amazing. Think about it, how many of you would stand a chance against Thresh? That's right, almost none.
Remember who the real enemy is. It was never Cato.From the beginning until the end, it was never Cato.V 34 Comments
An amazing man who sacrificed his life for his squad and Katniss' mission... Also made the brave and wonderful move of assigning the Holo to Katniss instead of Jackson. Oh, yes, and let's not forget his sense of humor, especially in the "Do you find this distracting? " scene. - carolynsnow
He was a brave warrior. R.I.P Boggs. Sacrificed himself and trusted katniss and let her do her personal mission.V 1 Comment
Who is that?
Introducing the winner of every Hunger Games. Buttercup was the only character that both didn't die and didn't almost die. True survivor.
He was the only one who didn't die or nearly die and yet he still gets the depression of prim's death. He also appeared on the first page of the hunger games trilogy. Best character.
There is no district 12. There is only Buttercup.
He made Prim happy and he is a true survivor.V 5 Comments
What did she do?
This guy got choked had his head bashed against a crate several times and nearly stabbed and then I forget how he died
This dude needs a name he deserves respect!
He was made to die why is he on here?
WowV 1 Comment
U can just tast her slimmy soup
I'm glad she was rescued in catching fire
Don't you mean Marvel? He was like Cato, he was trained most of his life, and he was taught to be ruthless. You can't really blame him for killing Rue, he caught her and was trying to win just like everyone else. He was very underrated. He should've had a more major role in the movie, and I like him just as much as Rue. Plus he was hot.
Who the hell is Martin?
Do you mean marvel because he wasn't anything special, but I really like how he was portrayed in the movie.
Marvel is the best characterV 7 Comments
She's incredibly strong, to survive the Games, and even though she was (slightly) insane, she found love, and she raised a child by herself.
A sweet and innocent girl who won the Hunger Games almost by chance... And spent the rest of her life terrorized by it. The fact that Finnick fell in love with her speaks volumes to her true character. - carolynsnow
Wiress! How the hell are you this low? Anyway, you were a big berserk, which I loved. Not to mention extremely smart (she was the first to realize the arena was a clock! ) and pretty kind, it seems. She's one of my favorite characters in the trilogy. 'enough said. - SapphireMoon44
I love wiress she's amazing and if it wasn't for her I'm not sure if katniss and co would have survived, if it wasn't for her they wouldn't know about the arena being a clock no it would have been a whole lot harder for them
Crafty, smart, and a watcher. If you know what I mean. - keycha1n
I will call him harvy
Enobaria survived and is still alive. There has to be a reason for that right?
She is the best tribute in my opinion
Enobaria is just awesome she is brave and maybe all of you don't havve the same opinion but I love her teethV 3 Comments
Dear Suzanne Collins,
Katniss wants to believe she's more than a pawn in the Games. And with the rebellion, that happens. But what about all of the other tributes in the 74th games you were too lazy to give names to? You could have named them. Like the comment below said, they only exist to lose to Katniss. I write Hunger Games stories usually centered around one character, but I bother to give the other tributes names. Stories, personalities, identities. They were just pawns, I suppose, in your writing.
He's okay, but I agree with the person that said Suzanne Collins should've named all the tributes. Like why would Katniss kill someone (district 4 female) without even knowing her name?
Always liked him because he reminded me of one my best friends Milo, who introduced me to the series to begin with. Plus, he comes from one of my favorite districts, 4.
He should be named sabastion - TotalEscapeTheIslandV 3 Comments
He is very suspicious but turns out to be good when he rescues Katniss and Beetee and is part of the rebellion. I honestly think he is a better game maker than Seneca Crane.
I voted for her because she went through a lot during the bloodbath. She isn't in the movie much but during the bloodbath you see her multiple times, mostly during her death :(
How do people know her name is amber and how do we know she survived like th actors can't make there heart stop so they had her move as little as she could - TotalEscapeTheIsland
Her name is Amber! - Untildawn8
She survived. She's smarter that foxface and beetee put together. She learned how to make her heart stop beating for a few hours. When the hovercraft took her 'corpse', she found a jet pack, and lived a normal life in district 3. - Untildawn8V 3 Comments
We didn't know him but it's sad how he was killed by his allies
His name is Noah - Untildawn8
There's no proof of him being named noah - TotalEscapeTheIsland
His name was NoahV 1 Comment
How is he not on here yet? He was amazing.
Very sweet and likable character. Happy he survived, hopefully to inspire other former avoxes and promote a better Panem with Cressida.
She is beautiful and insightful
She was amazing. I loved her sibling relationship with Gloss.
She my favorite career. Why did Enobaria live but beautiful Cashmere had to die?
Absolutely he almost ate a persons heart... in my opinion that's beast
He is an awesome cannibal.
Titus is insane and unstopable! He's personally my favorite.
He's a cannibal. m'Kay bai
Think about it, guys. Who gave Katniss the pin? Madge did. Without Madge, Catching Fire and Mockingjay wouldn't exist, and neither would most of the storyline with Rue.
Madge was a kind friend to Katniss. She brought some medicine for Gale in a snowstorm. She sat with Katniss at lunch. And most of all, she gave the Mockingjay pin!
Madge and her Mockingjay Pin is a sign on rebellion. She may not be the best character, but she's awesome! RIP Madge
Superb in the book. Film?V 4 Comments
He is cool. He and Cashmere are amazing.
She was pretty but of course, Marvel had to kill her along with the girl from 7 (also pretty) and Rue. DAMN I HATE HIMV 2 Comments
Look, everything every one is saying is wrong, we have NO idea what her name is. And you can say that her name is Tamora but news flash wiki is just a blog because anyone can put anything there. GO FOX FACE
Her name is Emerald
I will call her kiva
Her name is tamora - TotalEscapeTheIslandV 1 Comment
He is invincible when he got shot there was no blood he is so powerful he could kill all the tributes and all the capitol just by whistling
Got shot in the head, poor guy...
Me and my mom were watching Carching Fire, and when we got to this part I started screaming "NO! " - Untildawn8
HIS DEATH WAS SADDER THAN RUE'S
Just read his hunger games wiki article
He is hilarious
I loved chaff, deserved more respect.
HAYMITCHS' FRIEND AND REBEL, AWESOME
No one cares about what you would call her
I would call her Aspen.
i so agree - TotalEscapeTheIsland
Her name should be Diamond
I was looking for him during the entirety of the mockingjay like:
"HAVE YOU SEEN MY SON! "
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