- Russell Crowe schooled a Twitter user for criticising the film Master and Commander.
- In the 2003 film, he played the captain of the Royal Navy, Jack Aubrey.
- The 56-year-old wrote: "That's the problem with kids these days. No focus."
Don't slander Russell Crowe films on Twitter because he will come for you.
The Gladiator actor didn't take kindly to a user who said his 2003 film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World was the perfect film to put you to sleep if you had issues sleeping.
In the film directed by Peter Weir based on the novels by Patrick O'Brian the 56-year-old played Jack Aubrey, a captain in the Royal Navy.
The film was critically acclaimed and went on to win two Academy Awards in 2004.
Ian McNabb tweeted: "Lots of folk complaining about lack of sleep during the pandemic. May I recommend Master and Commander starring the usually captivating, attention-grabbing Russell Crowe. I've never made it past the ten-minute mark. You're welcome. And thanks Russell."
To which Russell responded: "That's the problem with kids these days. No focus."
He went on to defend the film calling it brilliant and a movie for adults.
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That’s the problem with kids these days.— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) January 17, 2021
Peter Weirs film is brilliant. An exacting, detail oriented, epic tale of fidelity to Empire & service, regardless of the cost.
Incredible cinematography by Russell Boyd & a majestic soundtrack.
Definitely an adults movie. https://t.co/22yjNtQRbg