R – 121 min – Action/War Drama
Based on the true story of Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell as told in his autobiography of the same name, director Peter Berg (Very Bad Things, Friday Night Lights) has assembled an all-star cast including Mark Wahlberg (The Departed, Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch), Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights), Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild), Ben Foster (The Messenger), and Eric Bana (Munich). Lone Survivor was nominated for two Academy Awards (Sound Mixing and Sound Editing), won two Critic’s Choice Awards (Best Action Film, Best Action Actor – Mark Wahlberg), and was listed as one of the top ten movies of the year by the National Board of Review.
Marcus Luttrell (Wahlberg), a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture and kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.