49th Parallel

Directed by Michael Powell
Starring Laurence Olivier

Criterion Collection | February 20, 2007 | DVD

Not yet rated | write a review
After a German U-Boat is bombed to smithereens in the Hudson, its Nazi survivors determine to reach the still-neutral United States and hide out -- and they'll gladly murder anyone who tries to stand in their way.

Video Release: February 20, 2007

Runtime: 123

Rating: Not Rated

Studio: Criterion Collection

UPC: 715515022422

Found in: General, War

save 30%

  • Hurry, only 3 left!
  • In stock online

$51.79  ea

Online Price

$73.99 List Price

eGift this item

Give this item in the form of an eGift Card.

+ what is this?

This item is eligible for FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25.
See details

Easy, FREE returns. See details

Item can only be shipped in Canada

Downloads instantly to your kobo or other ereading device. See details

Reviews

– More About This Product –

49th Parallel

Directed by Michael Powell
Starring Laurence Olivier

Video Release: February 20, 2007

Runtime: 123

Rating: Not Rated

Studio: Criterion Collection

UPC: 715515022422


Edition Description
  • Closed Captioned
  • B&W
  • Runtime: 123 minutes
  • NTSC (Canada and USA)
  • Originally in English
  • Released in English

Synopsis

After a German U-Boat is bombed to smithereens in the Hudson, its Nazi survivors determine to reach the still-neutral United States and hide out -- and they'll gladly murder anyone who tries to stand in their way.

Description

A taut, suspenseful World War II drama about Nazi servicemen trying to reach neutral American land after their U-boat is sunk in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best Picture, Best Screenplay. Academy Awards: Best Original Story.

Notes

The British government invested at least $100,000 in this film, as they felt it would be helpful in promoting the wartime cause.