Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Genre: 
War · 
Drama · 

Release Date: November 14, 2003

Status: Released

Running time: 2h 18m

Content Rating: PG-13

Budget: $150,000,000

Revenue: $212,011,111

4.09
/ 10
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Miramax20th Century FoxSamuel Goldwyn FilmsUniversal Pictures
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Plot.

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.

This Movie Is About.

naval battle · 
period drama · 
royal navy · 
epic · 
ship · 
historical fiction · 
galapagos · 
english navy · 
galapagos islands · 
19th century · 
high seas · 
weevil · 
sea battle · 
self surgery · 
frigate · 
naturalist · 
napoleonic wars · 
navy · 
surgeon · 

Cast & Crew.

Wiki.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 American epic period war-drama film co-written, produced and directed by Peter Weir, set during the Napoleonic Wars. The film's plot and characters are adapted from three novels in author Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey‚ÄďMaturin series, which includes 20 completed novels of Jack Aubrey's naval career. The film stars Russell Crowe as Aubrey, captain in the Royal Navy, and Paul Bettany as Dr. Stephen Maturin, the ship's surgeon. The film was a personal project of Fox executive Tom Rothman, who recruited Weir to helm the project. Filming took place on the open sea, on replica ships in the water tanks of Baja Studios, and on the Gal√°pagos Islands. The film, which cost $150 million to make, was a co-production of 20th Century Fox, Miramax Films, Universal Pictures, and Samuel Goldwyn Films, and released on November 14, 2003. It underperformed at the box office, grossing $212 million worldwide.The film was critically well received and garnered Weir the BAFTA Award for Best Direction. At the 76th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for 10 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director. It won Best Cinematography and Best Sound Editing, and lost in all other categories to The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Although intended to launch a franchise based on other O'Brian novels, no sequels were made.

Filming Locations.

Mexico

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