Many have called Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World the most historically accurate Napoleonic Era movie ever filmed, and this accuracy extends to the costumes and appearances of the characters portrayed. Images of the cast are perhaps second only to paintings of the time as a resource for historical reenactors and costumers.
Captain Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe)
Dr. Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany)
First Lieutenant Tom Pullings (James D’Arcy)
The Midshipmen: Lord Blakeney (Max Pirkis), Mr. Boyle (Jack Randall), Mr. Calamy (Max Benitz), Mr. Hollom (Lee Ingleby) and Mr. Williamson (Richard Pates)
Other Officers and Crew: Second Lieutenant William Mowett (Edward Woodall), Sailing Master John Allen (Robert Pugh), Marine Captain Howard (Chris Larkin), Barrett Bonden (Billy Boyd), Preserved Killick (David Threlfall), Joe Plaice (George Innes), Joe Nagle (Bryan Dick), Will Warley (Tom Bertram) and Others