Uhhh peeta's leg? *hunger games book and movie spoilers*

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3 years ago#1
So I just got back from THG and I was pretty surprised to see that Peeta doesn't get his leg amputated like in the book.

I haven't read the other two books, but that seems like a big thing to cut out.
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3 years ago#2
without seeing the movie or reading the next 2 books, i would assume his amputation will be an opening scene of the next movie to kickstart things...that, or its been eliminated because the movie is aimed at teenage girls and making one of the male leads "physically deformed", even if it isnt transparent, isn't a great business decision
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3 years ago#3
Woah...didn't know that...

I never read the book...
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3 years ago#4
Not really. It would just be adding an extra scene. And seeing as they had to cut out a bunch of stuff anyway that would be one of the least important things to carry over. What difference does it make? He got a new leg anyway.
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3 years ago#5
He gets a prosthetic leg anyways, and then they proceed to bring it up like two more times throughout the entire series. It's not a big deal to leave that detail out.
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3 years ago#6
leumas_maximus posted...
He gets a prosthetic leg anyways, and then they proceed to bring it up like two more times throughout the entire series. It's not a big deal to leave that detail out.

Oh, okay. Like I said I've only read the first one so I just assumed him having a prosthetic leg/cane was relevant.
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3 years ago#7
Its not really a big deal in the books anyways
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The leg thing almost never came up, except being referenced in passing. I can understand why it was cut. Would have ate up time and money for something that doesn't really have any effect on the main plot.
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3 years ago#9
I think the advanced technolgy of the Capital makes the severity of a leg amputation about as big of a deal as Luke losing his hand in Star Wars.
3 years ago#10
ITs not a big deal LOL what a guy read the book kid
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