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20 best moments of The Hunger Games series

1. "I volunteer as tribute!"

Movie: The Hunger Games (2012)

Why we love it: Four words. That's all it took for us to get right behind Katniss. Having overcome her shock at Prim's name being called as tribute, Katniss breaks free of two Peacekeepers before screaming "I volunteer" and then composing herself to defiantly say those now-iconic four words. Jennifer Lawrence plays it expertly and, thanks to a brief POV shot, we're right there in her shoes as she walks up to the podium. It's a good thing she volunteered too, as we all know Prim (Willow Shields) wouldn't have lasted past the cornucopia. Thankfully, her sister made the ultimate sacrifice to protect her.

Ian Sandwell is an entertainment journalist, an avid FrightFester, and horror genre lover, as well as being a bit of a Marvel geek. Ian was the Features Writer at GamesRadar between 2015-2017, and has since moved on to Digital Spy where he currently sits as the website's movies editor.