• “The Hundred Days” – Explore the world of Master and Commander as never before through this comprehensive 70-minute behind-the-scenes documentary made exclusively for this DVD release.
  • Multi-Angle Battle Scene Studies – Climb into the director’s chair for a rare chance to compare multiple camera setups from two of the most explosive battle sequences in cinematic history.
  • Interactive Cannon Demonstration – Go on location as an audio effects engineer to analyze separate “cannon fire” microphone feeds from various distances on a shooting range.
  • Deleted Scenes – View over 20 minutes of deleted scenes rescued from the far side of the cutting room floor – including “Shipboard Life,” “Weighing Anchor,” “Galapagos,” and much more.
  • HBO “First Look” – Get an in-depth view of the creative process through interviews with the director, cast and crew of Master and Commander as they prepare to bring Captain Aubrey’s adventures to life.
  • “In the Wake of O’Brian” – Director Peter Weir explains the intense challenges and painstaking methods he employed to translate the literary works of Patrick O’Brian (author of the Aubrey/Maturin novels) to the big screen.
  • “Cinematic Phasmids” – Learn the moviemaking secrets that Master and Commander’s effects team used to create the most realistic storm scene ever filmed and the historically accurate warships based on 200-year-old vessel designs.
  • Still Galleries – Browse through conceptual art drawings and period naval art, as well as fascinating technical drawings and construction blueprints used to construct the film’s massive ships and sets.
  • Theatrical Teaser
  • Trailers & More!
  • The fate of an empire rests on the shoulders of one man. Academy Award winner Russell Crowe commands the screen in this spectacular, high-seas adventure directed by Peter Weir.

    After a sneak attack by a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his vessel, Captain “Lucky” Jack Aubrey (Crowe) is torn between duty and friendship as he embarks on a thrilling, high-stakes chase across two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy at any cost.

      Russell Crowe
      Billy Boyd
      Paul Bettany
      James D’Arcy
      Robert Pugh
      Lee Ingleby
      Georges Innes
      Mark Lewis Jones
      Richard McCabe

      Peter Weir
      John Collee

      Peter Weir
      Samuel Goldwyn Jr.
      Duncan Henderson

      Peter Weir