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49th Parallel (The Invaders) Reviews

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January 23, 2018
Michael Powell is to be congratulated on his persistence with this at first apparently ill-starred film. It is an admirable piece of work from every point of view and credit should be given to everyone connected with the finished product.
February 6, 2010
The oddest of wartime recruiters, a masterwork of wily drollery
August 8, 2007
The major asset of Michael Powell's expectedly propagandistic British film, which was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar (under the title The Invaders) is its accomplished ensemble, including Olivier and Eric Porter.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 27, 2007
Musty propaganda. This one didn't age that well.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 18, 2007
While it might not seem so on the surface to those weaned on Why We Fight and, conversely, The Eternal Jew, 49th Parallel is wholly valid as propaganda.
December 27, 2006
Syrupy political sentiments aside, 49th Parallel is still a worth a look as a niftily crafted action-adventure of the period.
| Original Score: 3/5
September 10, 2005
[Humanizing the Nazis is] an extremely effective technique, and it makes for an extremely effective film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 12, 2005
The rousing war drama managed to be a better propaganda film than most such films.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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