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  • The Book Thief (2013)
  • PG-13
    131 min | Drama, War
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.
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Markus Zusak (based on the novel by) | Michael Petroni (screenplay by)
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Nov 27, 2013 (United States)

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