After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
- Studio: Universal Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 20th Century Fox, Miramax
- Keyword: based on novel or book, surgeon, navy, ship, epic, royal navy, historical fiction, period drama, napoleonic wars, naturalist, frigate, self surgery, sea battle, weevil, high seas, naval warfare, 19th century, galapagos islands, galapagos, naval battle, english navy
- Cast: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D'Arcy, Robert Pugh, David Threlfall, Lee Ingleby