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Summary While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

The Book Thief
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 31 Critic Reviews
53
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 179 User Ratings
7.2
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Summary While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 31 Critic Reviews
53
42% Positive
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42% Mixed
13 Reviews
16% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 31 Critic Reviews
53
42% Positive
13 Reviews
42% Mixed
13 Reviews
16% Negative
5 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 179 User Ratings
7.2
63% Positive
112 Ratings
30% Mixed
53 Ratings
8% Negative
14 Ratings

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Generally Favorable Based on 179 User Ratings
7.2
63% Positive
112 Ratings
30% Mixed
53 Ratings
8% Negative
14 Ratings

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Production Company Fox 2000 Pictures, Sunswept Entertainment, TSG Entertainment, The Blair Partnership, Studio Babelsberg, Ingenious Media
Release Date Nov 8, 2013
Duration 2 h 11 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Courage beyond words.
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
4 Nominations