Updated: Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:30:00 GMT | By Seán Francis Condon
Young warriors on film

Young warriors using their savvy to work out their world, such as Katniss in The Hunger Games films

The Hunger Games (© Rex Features)
  • The Hunger Games (© Rex Features)
  • Ender's Game (2013) (© Summit Entertainment)
  • Kick-Ass 2 (2013) and Kick-Ass (2010) (© Rex Features)
  • Tron: Legacy (2010) and Tron (1982) (© Rex Features)
  • Avatar (2009) (© Rex Features)
  • Avalon (2001) (© Rex Features)
  • The Terminator franchise (© Rex Features)
  • The Last Starfighter (1984) (© Rex Features)
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Katniss Everdeen becomes a ruthless warrior in the fight for survival that is The Hunger Games trilogy. She's forced to fend for herself and realise her full potential as a fighter in the post-apocalyptic world of Panem.

Jennifer Lawrence says she can relate to the character of Katniss, especially after her metamorphosis in Catching Fire. "It's hard to say you identify with someone who's facing life and death and war," she told Empire magazine. "But there is the connection in that she doesn't feel like just part of the town anymore. Now everyone treats her as a celebrity... Whereas she still feels like she's part of them."

MSN has rounded up a selection of films of young warriors using their savvy to work their world and other worlds out…