In the early days of World War II, a German U-boat is sunk in Canada's Hudson Bay. Hoping to evade capture, a small band of German soldiers led by commanding officer Lieutenant Hirth attempts to cross the border into the United States, which has not yet entered the war and is officially neutral. Along the way, the German soldiers encounter brave men such as a French-Canadian fur trapper, Johnnie, a leader of a Hutterite farming community, Peter, an author, Philip and a soldier, Andy Brock.49th Parallel featuring Leslie Howard and Laurence Olivier is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, free on Tubi, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (5,858 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Available to watch free online (Tubi).
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49th Parallel has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (5,858 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.