Two Australian friends with contrasting personalities join their country's fight against the Turks during World War I. Early acclaimed performance by Gibson!
Fed up with contemporary American life, a brilliant but mentally unstable inventor and his family create what they hope will be their Utopia in the jungles of Central America. Unique story with a fine cast!
Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World movie trailer - starring Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D'Arcy, Billy Boyd, Lee Ingleby, Jake D'arcy. Directed by Peter Weir. Genre: Drama
The marriage of a plane crash survivor is threatened when he begins a friendship with a woman who experienced the same fate.
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Captain “Lucky” Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe) is a renowned fighting captain in the British Navy. But when his ship, the Surprise, is suddenly attacked by a superior enemy, Aubrey is torn between duty and friendship as he pursues a high-stakes chase across two oceans to intercept and capture his foe. With a badly damaged ship and an injured crew, this mission can save his reputation, or destroy them all. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture!
Set against the Napoleonic Wars, a distinguished young captain of the British Navy leads his able crew - including his best friend, the ship's doctor - on a mission to take a "phantom" French vessel with a fearsome reputation for sinking British ships.
He's the star of the show--but he doesn't know. Jim Carrey wowed critics and audiences alike as unwitting Truman Burbank in this marvel of a movie from director Peter Weir (Witness, Dead Poets Society) about a man whose life is a nonstop TV show. Truman doesn't realize that his quaint hometown is a giant studio set run by a visionary producer/director/creator (Ed Harris), that folks living and working there are Hollywood actors, that even his incessantly bubbly wife is a contract player. Gradually, Truman gets wise. And what he does about his discovery will have you laughing, crying and cheering like few film stories ever have.
Truman doesn't realise that his quaint hometown is a giant studio set run by a visionary producer/director/creator (Ed Harris), that folks living and working there are Hollywood actors, that even his incessantly bubbly wife is a contract player.
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