The Most Historically Accurate Hollywood Films

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Though the plot of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is nearly entirely fictional, the production value is what makes it a stand-out among historical adaptations. Though the characters aren't real people, and the main battle actually never took place, the costumes, set, and prop designs are award-worthy.


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The More You Know

  • Napoleon Was Once Attacked By a Horde of Bunnies
  • Director Steven Spielberg made his first film for a merit badge
  • Ferrets were one of the most popular pets in Rome.
  • Cleopatra was fluent in 9 languages. They were Ancient Greek, Ancient Iranian, Ancient Parthian, Syriac, Ethiopian, Hebrew, Arabic and Troglodyte.
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