The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas poster


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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sonia_barajas shared a tip "A very good movie but so sad and tragic I have only watched it once."

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annemarie_dupnick shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Great movie adapted from a great book, definitely not something you want to watch all the time though!"

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gypsy_rose_4528 shared a tip "This is a movie that you won’t forget."

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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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jacci_mathews-brown shared a tip "@chandni_patel_1569 this would be number 2 on the journey"

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ashmedai_180 shared a tip "A must watch film."

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sheila_green_2848 shared a tip "It just shows children want to be with other children. The adults are the problem."

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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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stefani_marie shared a tip "A must see!"

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ai3xia shared a tip "cried."

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grace_kennedy_8791 shared a tip "One of the few films to make me cry"

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nicole_orengo shared a tip "A heartbreaking film."

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

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zac_perez shared a tip "It's so sad that they both died 😞"

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kenzieb shared a tip "best and worst movie ever! best movie because it has a really good story, but worst movie because it made me cry :)"

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jessica_daniels_2690 shared a tip "It was sad but of course based on a true event!"

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lena_2724 shared a tip "This was a well made movie and so sad. It’s definitely a tearjerker!"

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amberly_elizabeth shared a tip "Such a heartwarming movie. It made me cry! You need to watch this!"

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emmajaneski shared a tip "Amazing."

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chrishanda_wade shared a tip "Worth the watch."

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sydjohnson07 shared a tip "I watched this movie right after I had to say goodbye to my brother for 2 years.... bad idea. so sad I fr sobbed my eyes out"

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

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desdeluna_moon shared a tip "Brilliant."

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

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susan_mitchell_8551 shared a tip "A must watch!! Very hard to watch but very good!!"

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person_1 shared a tip "It was so sad omg"

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kiersten_carey shared a tip "So disturbing and sad. Very well done"

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dre.1992 shared a tip "Omg 😭"

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lisa_sullivan_7703 shared a tip "Right now we are watching Yellowstone. This was a very well done movie"

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shawnette_blatt shared a tip "Terribly sad"

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

amaya_taylor_8565 shared a tip "This was sad"

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lemon_chocolate shared a tip "I had to watch this for and English class, and not going to lie, i love how they tangle the heartstrings"

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

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kinglizzy shared a tip "Tear jerker"

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lucy_keith shared a tip "*sad"

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kami_rose_4793 shared a tip "This was a gripping sorry of unexpected friendship. Lives the book and the movie."

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kiki_martina shared a tip "All the CRYING."

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lexi_2522 shared a tip "this movie is good. i was crying so hard."

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louella_adams shared a tip "Tear jerker"

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anna_smith_1273 shared a tip "It will make u cry"

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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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bean_n_bacon shared a tip "A surprising ending for me"

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riley_flack shared a tip "After We Fell"

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riley_flack shared a tip "Yours"

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maria_trujillo_8313 shared a tip "One of my favorites"

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

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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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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."

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avery_church shared a tip "@jayde_5691 i guess The Pianist"

marina_andrade shared a tip "😭😍🥰"

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."

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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sakura_andrade shared a tip "I love it too@turnergray1"

beverly_6430 shared a tip "Great movie that I think did a good job representing the war. Had a great twist ending I never would've seen coming! 10/10 movie."

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victoria_7270 shared a tip "It's good but can be a tear jerker"

beatriz_cotta shared a tip "When the boys first meet, what about yours?"

mouli_modak shared a tip "Bawled my eyes out."

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harrison_hale shared a tip "7 pounds with Will Smith"

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irelxnn shared a tip "My favorite book ever!!"

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sarah_davidson_3950 shared a tip "no i haven’t i’m sorry:("

bob_7639 shared a tip "It’s a reminder of what happened in history"

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