Top 2 The Master Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Master facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Master film message.

The Master (2012): The woman speaking in Lancaster Dodd's home is based off of Helen O'Brien, an early acolyte of Scientology. Her lines are taken almost straight from her own words which can be found in the book Going Clear.
The Master (2012): The woman speaking in Lancaster Dodd's home is based off of Helen O'Brien, an early acolyte of Scientology. Her lines are taken almost straight from her own words which can be found in the book Going Clear.

During the no-blinking interrogation, Freddie unconsciously blinks a number of times, and yet Dodd lets it go. Dodd knows he has Freddie so spellbound that it isn't worth severing control (the true motive) by starting over again.

The Master poster
The Master poster

The Master Plot

A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by the Cause and its charismatic leader.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Master. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama
Director Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars Joaquin Phoenix, Price Carson, Mike Howard, Sarah Shoshana David
IMDB score 7.2