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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D'Arcy, Billy Boyd View All


Crew

Peter Weir (Director), Peter Weir (Screenplay), John Collee (Screenplay) View All

Release: Nov. 14th, 2003
Runtime: 2 hours, 18 minutes
After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.
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20 Master and Commander
Saw this last night, was a fine movie. It's been gettin some very gracious reviews and rightfully so. Russel Crowe was fine as usual, but I think Paul Bettany was the real stand-out(He was Crowes 'r...
1 master and commander
I finally got around to seeing it,I liked the story but it was kind of slow through the middle of the film...
0 Master & Commander Soundtrack
I would have posted in the Greatest Soundtracks of all time thread, but this isn't exactly the greatest, but I'm interested in others opinions . On the news today I noticed that 'Master and Comma...
25 Anyone know of good Naval movies like Master and Commander?
Anyone know of good Naval movies like Master and Commander? Not Pirates of the Caribbean though haha ...

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Citizen Rules
Looking at the poster with the ship, raging sea and Russell Crowe one might not guess that this is a film about comradery, friendship and duty...all set aboard a British sailing ship, the H.M.S.
Hondo333
I also read somewhere that in the book the enemy ship is American working for the French, whereas in the film it is a French ship, If this has been changed because of current politics I am very disappointed.


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