The Book Thief

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"Courage beyond words."
  • PG-13
  • 2013
  • 2 hr 10 min
  • 7.6  (128,488)
  • 53

The Book Thief is a drama that takes place during World War II. The movie follows a young girl named Liesel Meminger, played by Sophie Nélisse, who is living with foster parents, as she steals books that the Nazis plan to burn. The story is complicated by the Jewish refugee that her foster parents, played by Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson, are hiding beneath their stairs. The movie is adapted from Markus Zusak’s book of the same name. The book is a young adult novel, and the movie is meant to appeal to a similar audience. There are no gruesome scenes as in some movies about World War II. The scenes are appropriate for a younger audience but they will appeal to people of all ages.

The Book Thief
Nico Liersch On Why He Calls Liesel Book Thief
Nico Liersch On Why He Calls Liesel Book Thief

Behind the Scenes - 27 sec

It's A Dictionary
It's A Dictionary

Clip - 47 sec

The Book Thief
The Book Thief

Trailer - 2 min 18 sec

Make The Words Yours
Make The Words Yours

Clip - 1 min 1 sec

Sophie Nelisse On Working With Geoffrey Rush
Sophie Nelisse On Working With Geoffrey Rush

Behind the Scenes - 37 sec

Do I Have Your Word?
Do I Have Your Word?

Clip - 1 min

Description
The Book Thief is a drama that takes place during World War II. The movie follows a young girl named Liesel Meminger, played by Sophie Nélisse, who is living with foster parents, as she steals books that the Nazis plan to burn. The story is complicated by the Jewish refugee that her foster parents, played by Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson, are hiding beneath their stairs.

The movie is adapted from Markus Zusak’s book of the same name. The book is a young adult novel, and the movie is meant to appeal to a similar audience. There are no gruesome scenes as in some movies about World War II. The scenes are appropriate for a younger audience but they will appeal to people of all ages.

The Book Thief is a 2013 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 10 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6 and a MetaScore of 53.

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  • Release Date
    2013
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 10 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (128,488)
  • Metascore
    53