A intense, gut-wrenching, true story.
After they find themselves pinned down by a small army, four Navy Seals (Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Taylor Kitsch & Emile Hirsch) attempt to fight their way to freedom.
Written and directed by Peter Berg (in his first of five (!) collaborations with Wahlberg), Lone Survivor tells the story of Operation Red Wings, a mission that went horribly wrong. Taking a more slow-burn approach, the film introduces us to our main characters and we actually spend a considerable amount of time with them before everything goes to pot. It helps us to become attached to them, so that when they ultimately end up in danger, it holds us in suspense as we find ourselves…