Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – March 23, 2012

Posted By on March 21, 2012

The world really is watching. The biggest movie of the year (so far) arrives in theaters this week in the form of a teen reality TV competition to the death in the much anticipated futuristic action epic The Hunger Games – which was filmed on location throughout North Carolina.

Here’s your Outer Banks movie update for the weekend of March 23, 2012!

The Hunger Games

Manteo’s historic Pioneer Theatre hosts the comedy This Means War (rated PG13) starring Reese Witherspoon (Sweet Home Alabama), Chris Pine (Star Trek), and Tom Hardy (Inception).

This Means War

Showtime at The Pioneer is 8pm nightly. You can check out a preview below!

Based on the best-selling novel, the much anticipated screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games (rated PG13) opens Friday at KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills. It has already broken pretty much all ticket pre-sale records and is recieving extremely postive reviews from critics, promising one of the biggest box office hits of all time. 

Jennifer Lawrence on the North Carolina set of 'The Hunger Games'

Jennifer Lawrence on the North Carolina set of The Hunger Games

You can watch the official trailer below.


The film – the first in a planned trilogy – stars the 2nd youngest actress ever nominated for an Oscar, Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone, X-Men: First Class), and it was filmed in North Carolina.

Jennifer Lawrence stars in 'The Hunger Games'

Jennifer Lawrence at The Hunger Games world premiere. (ew.com)

Click here for our special feature on The Hunger Games – North Carolina’s Next Hollywood Blockbuster!

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Lenny Kravitz in 'The Hunger Games'

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Lenny Kravitz in The Hunger Games

Click on a date for additional listings and showtimes.

Friday, March 23rd

Saturday, March 24th

Sunday, March 25th

'The Hunger Games' opens March 23, 2012

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