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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)

PG-13
94 min | Drama, War

Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and ...See moreSet during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences. See less
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John Boyne (novel) | Mark Herman (screenplay)
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$ 12,500,000
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$ 253,085
Gross (USA)
$ 9,030,581
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Release date
Nov 26, 2008 (United States)

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Richard Johnson
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Charlie Baker
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Rupert Friend
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Jim Norton
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7.8 / 10 | 159,870 votes