Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $93,926,386Details
International Box Office $118,985,751
Worldwide Box Office $212,912,137
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
85% - Certified Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$135,000,000
Theatrical Release: November 14th, 2003 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: April 20th, 2004 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense battle sequences, related images, and brief language
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

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Cast

Russell Crowe    Captain Jack Aubrey
Paul Bettany    Dr. Stephen Maturin
Billy Boyd    Barrett Bonden
James D'Arcy    1st Lt. Tom Pullings
Edward Woodall    2nd Lt. William Mowett
Lee Ingleby    Hollom
George Innes    Joe Plaice
Mark Lewis Jones    Mr. Hogg
Chris Larkin    Captain Howard, Royal Marines
Richard McCabe    Mr. Higgins
Robert Pugh    Mr. Allen
David Threlfall    Killick
Max Pirkis    Lord Blakeney
Ian Mercer    Mr. Hollar
Max Benitz    Peter Calamy

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Peter Weir
Screenwriter    Peter Weir
Screenwriter    John Collee
Based on the novels by    Patrick O'Bryan
Producer    Samuel Goldwyn, Jr.
Producer    Peter Weir
Producer    Duncan Henderson
Executive Producer    Alan B. Curtiss
Co-Producer    Meyer Gottieb
Co-Producer    Todd Arnow
Cinematographer    Russell Boyd
Editor    Lee Smith
Composer    Iva Davies
Composer    Christopher Gordon
Composer    Richard Tognetti
Production Designer    William Sandell
Supervising Art Director    Bruce Crone
Supervising Art Director    Mark Mansbridge
Art Director    Hector Romero
Set Designer    Carlos Benassini
Set Designer    William Hiney
Set Designer    Mark Hitchler
Set Designer    Kevin Ishioka
Set Designer    Manuel Martinez
Set Designer    Nick Navarro
Set Designer    William Taliaferro
Set Decorator    Robert Gould
Costume Designer    Wendy Stites
Sound    Arthur Rochester
Sound Designer    Richard King
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard King
Visual Effects Supervisor    Stefen Fangmeier
Visual Effects Supervisor    Nathan McGuinness
Stunt Coordinator    Doug Coleman
Stunt Coordinator    Daniel W. Barringer
Assistant Director    Alan B. Curtiss
Assistant Director    Rafael Cuevo
Second Unit Director    David Ellis
Second Unit Director    Malcolm McDowell
Second Unit Camera    Sandi Sissel
Second Unit Camera    Kim Batterham
Casting Director    Mary Selway
Casting Director    Fiona Weir

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/11/14 1 $8,156,000   3,101 $2,630   $8,156,000 1
2003/11/15 2 $10,739,423 +32% 3,101 $3,463   $18,792,200 2
2003/11/16 2 $6,313,790 -41% 3,101 $2,036   $25,105,990 3
2003/11/17 1 $1,863,000 -70% 3,101 $601   $26,969,000 4
2003/11/18 1 $1,901,000 +2% 3,101 $613   $28,869,000 5
2003/11/19 1 $1,665,000 -12% 3,101 $537   $30,535,000 6
2003/11/20 1 $1,531,000 -8% 3,101 $494   $32,066,000 7
2003/11/21 4 $4,300,000 +181% 3,101 $1,387   $36,400,000 8
2003/11/22 4 $6,662,009 +55% 3,101 $2,148   $43,320,829 9
2003/11/23 4 $3,958,896 -41% 3,101 $1,277   $47,279,725 10
2003/11/24 4 $1,203,000 -70% 3,101 $388   $48,483,000 11
2003/11/25 4 $1,505,000 +25% 3,101 $485   $49,987,000 12
2003/11/26 5 $2,100,000 +40% 2,703 $777   $52,100,000 13
2003/11/27 6 $2,700,000 +29% 2,703 $999   $54,800,000 14
2003/11/28 4 $5,100,000 +89% 2,703 $1,887   $59,900,000 15
2003/11/29 6 $4,604,241 -10% 2,703 $1,703   $64,439,171 16
2003/11/30 7 $2,193,346 -52% 2,703 $811   $66,632,517 17
2003/12/01 7 $559,000 -75% 2,703 $207   $67,192,000 18
2003/12/02 6 $598,000 +7% 2,703 $221   $67,789,000 19
2003/12/03 7 $520,000 -13% 2,703 $192   $68,309,000 20
2003/12/04 7 $525,000 +1% 2,703 $194   $68,834,000 21
2003/12/05 8 $1,100,000 +110% 2,344 $469   $70,000,000 22
2003/12/06 9 $1,653,449 +50% 2,344 $705   $71,630,617 23
2003/12/07 9 $925,051 -44% 2,344 $395   $72,555,668 24
2003/12/08 9 $281,000 -70% 2,344 $120   $72,837,000 25
2003/12/09 9 $327,000 +16% 2,344 $140   $73,163,000 26
2003/12/10 10 $323,000 -1% 2,344 $138   $73,487,000 27
2003/12/11 9 $324,000 n/c 2,344 $138   $73,811,000 28
2004/01/19 24 $97,168   306 $318   $84,823,203 67
2004/02/16 17 $190,061   547 $347   $91,255,360 95

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/11/14 2 $25,105,990   3,101 $8,096   $25,105,990 3
2003/11/21 4 $15,213,896 -39% 3,101 $4,906   $47,279,725 10
2003/11/28 5 $12,408,731 -18% 2,703 $4,591   $66,632,517 17
2003/12/05 9 $3,722,008 -70% 2,344 $1,588   $72,555,668 24
2003/12/12 11 $2,381,479 -36% 1,623 $1,467   $76,192,090 31
2003/12/19 12 $1,500,514 -37% 1,050 $1,429   $78,522,124 38
2003/12/26 19 $1,160,829 -23% 751 $1,546   $80,688,206 45
2004/01/02 19 $1,117,880 -4% 701 $1,595   $83,006,144 52
2004/01/09 21 $624,874 -44% 423 $1,477   $84,016,741 59
2004/01/16 22 $479,019 -23% 306 $1,565   $84,726,035 66
2004/01/23 26 $355,772 -26% 235 $1,514   $85,299,861 73
2004/01/30 16 $2,106,759 +492% 1,118 $1,884   $87,568,647 80
2004/02/06 17 $1,339,567 -36% 1,101 $1,217   $89,605,191 87
2004/02/13 16 $1,055,629 -21% 547 $1,930   $91,065,299 94
2004/02/20 22 $575,589 -45% 382 $1,507   $92,076,134 101
2004/02/27 25 $324,195 -44% 233 $1,391   $92,569,819 108
2004/03/05 32 $201,856 -38% 200 $1,009   $92,896,473 115
2004/03/12 33 $175,263 -13% 198 $885   $93,143,778 122
2004/03/19 35 $148,656 -15% 207 $718   $93,374,871 129
2004/03/26 34 $116,948 -21% 171 $684   $93,557,809 136
2004/04/02 34 $102,396 -12% 163 $628   $93,705,590 143
2004/04/09 48 $56,339 -45% 102 $552   $93,802,409 150
2004/04/16 49 $37,145 -34% 65 $571   $93,864,607 157
2004/04/23 66 $19,870 -47% 38 $523   $93,902,719 164
2004/04/30 94 $8,441 -58% 24 $352   $93,917,946 171
2004/05/07 94 $5,130 -39% 12 $428   $93,926,386 178

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