The New York Times
Master and Commander hooks you from its nifty opening salvo to its nifty closing punch line.
Isn't just a fabulous seagoing spectacle. It's one for the ages. Full Review
For those with any interest in 18th and 19th century seafaring or naval warfare, this is a must-see motion picture. For others, it's an enlightening and entertaining experience. Full Review
Wall Street Journal
Just as Aubrey's authority springs from skill and knowledge, so does the film's power. They don't make movies like this any more because few people know how to make them.