The film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 film based on the Patrick O'Brian Jack Aubrey novels. The film starred Russell Crowe as Captain Jack Aubrey and Paul Bettany as Dr. Stephen Maturin, Surgeon. It was directed by Peter Weir with a screenplay also by Peter Weir.
Russell Crowe as Capt. Jack Aubrey, Paul Bettany as Dr. Stephen Maturin, Surgeon, James D'Arcy as 1st Lt. Tom Pullings, Edward Woodall as 2nd Lt. William Mowett, Chris Larkin as Capt. Howard, Royal Marines, Max Pirkis as Midshipman Blakeney, Jack Randall asMidshipman Boyle, Max Benitz as Midshipman Calamy, Lee Ingleby as Midshipman Hollom, Richard Pates as Midshipman Williamson, Robert Pugh as Mr. Allen, Master, Richard McCabe as Mr. Higgins, Surgeon's Mate, Ian Mercer as Mr. Hollar, Boatswain, Tony Dolan as Mr. Lamb, Carpenter and David Threlfall as Preserved Killick, Captain's Steward