Director: Peter Weir
Writer: Peter Weir and John Collee, based on the novel by Patrick O'Brian
Starring: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany
Released: December 4, 2003
Rating: (M)
Runtime: 138 minutes
Story: Based on the best-selling novels of Patrick O'Brian, the film stars Russell Crowe as "Lucky" Jack Aubrey, who pits his crew of the H.M.S. Surprise against a much better armed and ruthless privateer, in a chase that takes him all the way to the far side of the world. Rising newcomer Paul Bettany ("A Beautiful Mind") plays the ship's surgeon Dr. Stephen Maturin.
Russell Crowe Capt. Jack Aubrey
Paul Bettany Dr. Stephen Maturin, Surgeon
James D'Arcy 1st Lt. Tom Pullings
Edward Woodall 2nd Lt. William Mowett
Chris Larkin Capt. Howard, Royal Marines
Max Pirkis Blakeney, Midshipman
Jack Randall Boyle, Midshipman
Max Benitz Calamy, Midshipman
Lee Ingleby Hollom, Midshipman
Richard Pates Williamson, Midshipman
Robert Pugh Mr. Allen, Master
Richard McCabe Mr. Higgins, Surgeon's Mate
Ian Mercer Mr. Hollar, Boatswain
Tony Dolan Mr. Lamb, Carpenter
David Threlfall Preserved Killick, Captain's Steward