The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Mark Herman, 2008

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
John Boyne, 2006

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a movie directed by Mark Herman in 2008 and based on the book of the same name by John Boyne, first published in 2006. The movie features Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Vera Farmiga, Rupert Friend, Cara Horgan, David Hayman, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Mark Herman, 2008)

8.3

/ 10

Book Cover: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (John Boyne, 2006)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, the 2006 book by John Boyne.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Read by: Michael Maloney

Storyline

A young boy, Bruno lives in Berlin, in Nazi Germany during World War II. After spotting people working on what he thinks is a farm in the distance – actually a concentration camp – he is forbidden from playing in the back garden. Bruno and his sister Gretel’s tutor, Herr Liszt, push an agenda of antisemitism and Nazi propaganda.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, the 2008 movie by Mark Herman

Year

2008

Minutes

94

Movie Rate

7.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Original title: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Country: UK

Year: 2008

Length: 1h34m

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Cover of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, the 2006 book by John Boyne

Year

2006

Pages

240

Book Rate

8.30

S: Goodreads

Book

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Country: Ireland

First published in: 2006

Length: 240 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, the 2006 book by John Boyne

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, the 2008 movie by Mark Herman

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15% No

11 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, the 2006 book by John Boyne

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25% No

9 votes

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