"Lone Survivor," starring Mark Wahlberg, tells the story of four Navy SEALs on an ill-fated covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative when they are ambushed by enemy forces in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. Based on The New York Times bestseller, this story of heroism, courage and survival directed by Peter Berg ("Hancock," "Friday Night Lights") also stars Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch and Eric Bana.
Based on The New York Times bestselling true story of heroism, courage and survival, "Lone Survivor" tells the incredible tale of four Navy SEALs on a convert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative who are ambushed by the enemy in the mountains of Afghanistan. Faced with an impossible moral decision, the small band is isolated from help and surrounded by a much larger force of Taliban ready for war. As they confront unthinkable odds together, the four men find reserves of strength and resilience as they stay in the fight to the finish.
HitFix Reviews and Ratings
B-Peter Berg's new film 'Lone Survivor' tells a true story of a mission that cost 19 Navy SEALs their lives, and while the combat is harrowing and well-staged, we were left troubled by the lack of perspective offered by the film.