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When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in hi

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2008-05-07

Runtime 94 minutes

Budget $13m

Revenue $20m


TMDB 7.9


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julie_hamm shared a tip "Great movie about a true situation"

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ashmedai_180 shared a tip "A must watch film."

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wajwilliams shared a tip "Anything I say explaining why you should watch this movie would ruin the movie. Watch it."

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andrew_abbey shared a tip "Can’t believe I hadn’t rec’d this until now"

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stefani_marie shared a tip "A must see!"

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desdeluna_moon shared a tip "Brilliant."

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amy_santi shared a tip "If You Dont Cry You Dont Have A Heart Or A Soul"

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pam_mcgovern_cecchini shared a tip "So sad but so worth watching."

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simone_burnside shared a tip "A real twist"

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steven_bailey_329 shared a tip "Dont ever watch this with a girlfriend who only has a vague understanding of history. It won't end well for either party"

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emmajaneski shared a tip "Amazing."

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lauren_garrett_1532 shared a tip "One of the saddest movies you will ever watch."

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shawnette_blatt shared a tip "Terribly sad"

amaya_taylor_8565 shared a tip "This was sad"

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syd_robb shared a tip "If you're watching it, get the tissues ready."

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chemicalchica shared a tip "You may cry...just a warning"

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kinglizzy shared a tip "Tear jerker"

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anna_smith_1273 shared a tip "It will make u cry"

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arraya_phelps shared a tip "GREAT!! love this movie a lot. kinda sad i suggest 10+ at least but it's a great movie for everyone"

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lyr shared a tip "not necessarily about the battle field but what’s behind the scenes"

lauren_leon_2455 shared a tip "This movie is absolutely amazing I love it I’ve watched it so many times before and it has made me cry to many times haha"

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movie_roll shared a tip "TW AND POSSIBLY SPOILER FOR: holocaust, mentions of death and gassing, child endangerment."

roseanne_hazlett shared a tip "I literally bawled my eyes out."

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lucy_keith shared a tip "*sad"

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jessica_judd shared a tip "It is a really good story, but it is so sad."

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louella_adams shared a tip "Tear jerker"

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gregory_7600 shared a tip "Hard to watch but very powerful"

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henlo_lol shared a tip "Extremely sad movie set in the time of the holocaust."

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baylee_libbert shared a tip "Bring lots of tissues"

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christian_robinson_5498 shared a tip "It was such a sad story I cried at the end"

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Thomas_Truxell shared a tip "Another great movie, hard to watch but defiantly with it!"

marina_andrade shared a tip "😭😍🥰"

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valerie_curello shared a tip "I hit home"

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stephanie_pandora shared a tip "Broke my heart. No one is safe when evil gets in and nothing is done."

ella_3721 shared a tip "Sad, heartbreaking movie, but definitely worth the watch."

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amy_moade shared a tip "So good. But cried buckets of tears."

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chrishanda_wade shared a tip "Worth the watch."

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bean_n_bacon shared a tip "A surprising ending for me"

missLC shared a tip "Unexpected ending"

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lordlizard shared a tip "I saw this movie in a classroom, after reading the book. I love stories like this."

crystal_horton shared a tip "One of my favourites! Heart wrenching😢"

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