The Thief Lord parents guide

The Thief Lord

Overall B

When two recently orphaned brothers (Aaron Johnson and Jasper Harris) flee to Venice rather than accept their proposed custody arrangements, they join a band of pick-pocketing street kids who are led by a mysterious masked teen called The Thief Lord (Rollo Weeks).

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A-
Substance Use B-

Why is The Thief Lord rated PG? The MPAA rated The Thief Lord PG for language and thematic elements.

Run Time: 98 minutes

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The Thief Lord
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Thief Lord rated PG? The Thief Lord is rated PG by the MPAA for language and thematic elements.

Orphaned children engage in lying, stealing, kidnapping, and petty crime in the name of providing for their needs. They also have dealings with other criminals, including one who offers to pay them a large sum of money for their thieving services. Threats, gunshots, and hand-to-hand conflicts are depicted. No real consequences are depicted for these behaviors, and magic is shown to be the answer to some of their problems. Characters consume alcohol, including a minor. Adults are portrayed as incompetent when compared to the children in the movie.


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The Thief Lord
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
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Cast and Crew

The Thief Lord is directed by and stars Aaron Johnson, Jasper Harris, Rollo Weeks.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Thief Lord movie is March 13, 2006. Here are some details…

Providing both the wide and full screen versions of The Thief Lord, this DVD release includes deleted scenes, the animated short created by the character Mosca (one of the orphans) and the theatrical trailer. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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Another group of orphans resort to petty theft to earn their keep in the classic Charles Dickens’ story of Oliver Twist (which has also been adapted for the screen as the musical Oliver!).