The Book Thief – Coming to Blu-ray and DVD March 11, 2014 plus FREE Discussion Guide & Giveaway (ends 3/11/14)



Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on March 11, 2014 is the film The Book Thief. It is currently available from On Demand services.

Based on the beloved best-selling book comes an “extremely moving” (Leonard Maltin, Indiewire) story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany.  When her mother can no longer care for her, Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) is adopted by a German couple (OSCAR® Winner Geoffrey Rush and OSCAR® Nominee Emily Watson).  Although she arrives illiterate, Liesel is encouraged to learn to read by her adoptive father.  When the couple then takes in Max (Ben Schnetzer), a Jew hiding from Hitler’s army, Liesel befriends him.  Ultimately, words and imagination provide the friends with an escape from the events unfolding around them in this extraordinary, acclaimed film directed by Brian Percival (Downton Abbey).

Bonus Features include;

Blu-Ray Special Features

  • Deleted Scenes
  • A Hidden Truth: Bringing The Book Thief To Life
  • Theatrical Trailer

DVD Special Features: Deleted Scenes and Theatrical Trailer

Have you seen the film? I have not seen it yet (but I am hoping to receive a review copy). It looked interesting and sounds like it would make for a great “Family Movie Night” movie.

The film is based on a historical time in the history of our world. This film would make for a great discussion with your family. To help get you started I have a special The Book Thief discussion guide that you can download and print out to enjoy with your family or perhaps a reading group or classroom.

Simply click on the text link (below the graphic). You can download and save (or print out) the guide for your enjoyment.

 The Book Thief Discussion Guide

The Book Thief Discussion Guide

Since I haven’t seen the film yet I can’t really discuss my thoughts about it except that I am excited to watch this with my family. I am hoping to utilize the discussion guide too.

Have you seen the film? If so, what did you think about it? Feel free to share your thoughts.

In addition I also have a copy of the film to give to a lucky reader.

This giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on March 11, 2014 at 11:59 PM (EST). The winner will chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winner will be notified via e-mail and will have three days to reply or a new winner will be chosen in their place.

To enter please comment on this post and share with my why you would like to win a copy of this film – OR – if you have seen the film already share with me your thoughts about the film.

For extra entries you can use the Rafflecopter widget (below) but you must complete the initial entry requirement (I do check) or the additional entries won’t qualify. Extra entries are optional.

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*As a member of Fox Home Entertainment Insiders I will be receiving a  free copy of this film. There was no compensation. The opinions expressed are my own  unless otherwise noted. The information/images were provided to  me by Fox Home Entertainment.

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Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family, five cats, dog, a tank full of fish and snails. She is also a freelance writer and photographer.


  1. Mary Happymommy says:

    I’d like to win this because I’m a history buff. I haven’t seen it yet.

  2. I would like to see the film because we did not see it in the theater. It looks like a good movie for a family movie night.
    Thank you!

  3. I would love to win this. I haven’t seen it yet, but loved the book.

  4. My teen daughter begged for the book for christmas, she is an avid reader, now she wants to see the movie, and I would love to see it with her.

  5. I read the book and it was amazing. I’d love to watch the movie with my kids because I doubt they’ll read the book. My daughter loves reading but she’s in college now and doesn’t have much time. My son just doesn’t like reading.

  6. I just heard a lot of good things about the book and the movie. Would love to see the movie and read the book

  7. I have heard amazing things about this book and movie. I have the book, but keep reading other books first. Would love to be able to watch it at home. Thanks for the opportunity.

  8. Bernie W says:

    I would love to win this movie to watch with my Uncle.

  9. Sandra K321 says:

    I saw the ads for this when it first came out in the theaters and I really thought it would be an enjoyable movie. It’s hard to find movies to watch these days.

  10. Sandra K321 says:

    I follow you on bloglovin.

  11. janetfaye says:

    I would like a copy of this film because it sounds like a very good movie.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  12. I really wanted to see this film and just didn’t get to it at the theater, so I’d love to win and watch it!

  13. I’ve wanted to see this since I first saw the previews, so I’ve love a copy of the film 🙂

  14. D Schmidt says:

    I would like to see the film because I read the book and enjoyed it.

  15. Debbie Stanton says:

    I have been wanting to read the book… but I think watching the movie would be even better!

  16. Colleen Turner says:

    I haven’t seen the film yet but I read the book and LOVED IT! It is such a unique and touching story that can’t help but make you cry and hope for the best for young Liesel!

  17. Cordelia says:

    I’m currently reading the book and can’t wait to see it on film!

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  19. Rae Nelson says:

    I haven’t seen yet, but would love to. I’d like to read the book first then see the movie – seems so interesting and I think my daughter would like it to!

  20. Allison Downes says:

    I want to win a copy because it looks like an interesting movie, and I really would like to see it.

    Thanks for the chance!