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The Thief Lord (2006)

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98 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their ...See moreA tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief Lord. From their home base of an old cinema theater, the children steal from the rich to support themselves and soon capture the interest of a bumbling detective. However, a greater threat to the children is something from a forgotten past-- a beautiful magical treasure with the power to spin time itself. Written by Kasey and Toby See less
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Writers
Daniel Musgrave (screenplay) | Richard Claus (screenplay) | Cornelia Funke (based on the novel by)
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Andrea Clark | Jeremy Zimmermann (as Jeremy Zimmerman)
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$ 5,141,916
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Release date
Mar 14, 2006 (United States)

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Prosper (as Aaron Johnson) Prosper (as Aaron Johnson)   See fewer
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Carole Boyd
Esther Hartlieb Esther Hartlieb   See fewer
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Bob Goody
Max Hartlieb Max Hartlieb   See fewer
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Jim Carter
Victor Victor   See fewer
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Malcolm Turner
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Rollo Weeks
Scipio Scipio   See fewer
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George MacKay
Riccio Riccio   See fewer
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Alice Connor
Hornet Hornet   See fewer
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Alexei Sayle
Barbarossa Barbarossa   See fewer
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Robert Bathurst
Dottor Massimo Dottor Massimo   See fewer
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Ann Overstall Comfort
Housekeeper (as Ann Comfort) Housekeeper (as Ann Comfort)   See fewer
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Chris Bearne
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Vanessa Redgrave
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Anita Wright
Contessa Contessa   See fewer
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Mehran Khalili
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Poppy Rogers
Morosina Morosina   See fewer
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Zak Davies
Baby Barbarossa Baby Barbarossa   See fewer
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Dean Gregory
Boat Dealer Boat Dealer   See fewer
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Margaret Tyzack
Head Nun (uncredited) Head Nun (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 5,435 votes