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The Book Thief (2013)

PG-13
131 min | Drama, War

While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.
Writers
Markus Zusak (based on the novel by) | Michael Petroni (screenplay by)
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Budget
$ 19,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 105,005
Gross (USA)
$ 21,488,481
Gross (World)
$ 76,586,316
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Release date
Nov 27, 2013 (United States)

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Roger Allam
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Sophie Nélisse
Liesel Meminger Liesel Meminger   See fewer
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Heike Makatsch
Liesel's Mother Liesel's Mother   See fewer
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Julian Lehmann
Liesel's Brother Liesel's Brother   See fewer
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Gotthard Lange
Grave Digger Grave Digger   See fewer
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Kirsten Block
Frau Heinrich Frau Heinrich   See fewer
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Geoffrey Rush
Hans Hubermann Hans Hubermann   See fewer
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Emily Watson
Rosa Hubermann Rosa Hubermann   See fewer
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Nico Liersch
Rudy Steiner Rudy Steiner   See fewer
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Ludger Bökelmann
Football Urchin Football Urchin   See fewer
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Paul Schaefer
Football Urchin Football Urchin   See fewer
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Nozomi Linus Kaisar
Fat Faced Goalie Fat Faced Goalie   See fewer
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Oliver Stokowski
Alex Steiner Alex Steiner   See fewer
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Robert Beyer
Jewish Accountant Jewish Accountant   See fewer
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Hildegard Schroedter
Frau Becker Frau Becker   See fewer
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Levin Liam
Franz Deutscher Franz Deutscher   See fewer
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Ben Schnetzer
Max Vandenburg Max Vandenburg   See fewer
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Sandra Nedeleff
Max's Mother Max's Mother   See fewer
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Rafael Gareisen
Walter - Nazi Soldier Walter - Nazi Soldier   See fewer
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Carl Heinz Choynski
Jürgen the Groundsman Jürgen the Groundsman   See fewer
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Carina N. Wiese
Barbara Steiner (as Carina Wiese) Barbara Steiner (as Carina Wiese)   See fewer
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Rainer Bock
Bürgermeister Hermann Bürgermeister Hermann   See fewer
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Barbara Auer
Ilsa Hermann Ilsa Hermann   See fewer
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Sebastian Hülk
Gestapo Agent Gestapo Agent   See fewer
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Beata Lehmann
Woman with Champagne Woman with Champagne   See fewer
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Matthias Matschke
Wolfgang Wolfgang   See fewer
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Laina Schwarz
Neighbor Neighbor   See fewer
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Marie Burchard
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Georg Tryphon
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Martin Ontrop
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Jan Andres
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Stephanie Stremler
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Jesse Owens
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Godehard Giese
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Adolf Hitler
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Mike Maas
Rolf Fischer (uncredited) Rolf Fischer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norbert Mesmer
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Arnold Weglorz
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7.6 / 10 | 116,022 votes