Master and Commander

Lists: Action, Adventure, Drama, War, Best cinematography nominees, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America."

Overall Ranking: 1160 (Rank from 2003: # 15)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 57.14%
Regular 14.29%
Half-Popped 28.57%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97
Mountanto90(full review)
Bryan Lienesch89 - A backwards adventure of sorts: it throws you directly into the action and then slows down in the second half.
Rob from GuysFilmQuest84
Dan O'Neill70(full review)
Brandon H60
J Bumgardner55

People Involved

  • Russell Crowe (Captain Jack Aubrey)
  • Paul Bettany (Dr. Stephen Maturin)
  • James DArcy (1st Lt. Tom Pullings)
  • Billy Boyd (Barrent Bonden)
  • Joseph Morgan (William Warley, Cpt. of Mizzentop)
  • Edward Woodall (2nd Lt. William Mowett)
  • Chris Larkin (Capt. Howard)
  • Max Pirkis (Blakeney)
  • Jack Randall (Boyle)
  • Max Benitz (Calamy)
  • Lee Ingleby (Hollom)
  • Richard Pates (Williamson)
  • Robert Pugh (Mr. Allen)
  • Richard McCabe (Mr. Higgins)
  • Ian Mercer (Mr. Hollar)
  • Tony Dolan (Mr. Lamb)
  • David Threlfall (Preserved Killick)
  • Bryan Dick (Joseph Nagle)
  • George Innes (Joe Plaice)
  • William Mannering (Faster Doudle)
  • Patrick Gallagher (Awkward Davies)
  • Alex Palmer (Nehemiah Slade)
  • Mark Lewis Jones (Mr. Hogg)
  • John DeSantis (Padeen)
  • Ousmane Thiam (Black Bill)
  • Thierry Segall (French Captain)
  • Peter Weir (Director)
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