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49th Parallel

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7.3/10
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19412h 3mOn: Free Services The Criterion Channel Tags: Escape War Suspense Country: United Kingdom

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 free on Tubi, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (5,465 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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#5,699 Ranked Movie

#101 Ranked in Escape Movies

#394 Ranked in War Movies

#402 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

49th Parallel has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (5,465 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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