Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World ()

directed by Peter Weir
featuring Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy, Lee Ingleby

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Director Peter Weir's first turn behind the camera since 1998's critically acclaimed The Truman Show, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is based on two Napoleonic War-era adventure novels in author Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series, Master and Commander and The Far Side of the World. Russell Crowe stars as Captain Jack Aubrey, a high-seas adventurer who maintains a strong bond with ship-surgeon Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany). After conquering much of Europe already, Napoleon's forces have set their ...

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rosemary w

Feb 10, 2011

master & commander

This is such a great movie. Love Russell Crowe as Jack Aubrey. Even tho I consider this a guy's film, I really enjoyed it and watch it over and over. Great special affects, action, and the excellent acting of my favorite actor. Hope there's a sequel.

Thomas M

Oct 21, 2010

Russell Crowe at his best

A must see for Russell Crowe fans as well as those who enjoy adventures in the high seas during this time period. The special effects and realism were superb as well.

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