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Lone Survivor

Summary:
Based on the best-selling book "Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10," which was written by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson (ghostwriter).
 
Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS made it out alive.
 
This is the story of the only survivor of Operation Redwing, SEAL fire team leader Marcus Luttrell (Mark Wahlberg), and the extraordinary firefight that led to the largest loss of life in American Navy SEAL history. His squadmates fought valiantly beside him until he was the only one left alive, blasted by an RPG into a place where his pursuers could not find him. Over the next four days, terribly injured and presumed dead, Luttrell crawled for miles through the mountains and was taken in by sympathetic villagers who risked their lives to keep him safe from surrounding Taliban warriors.
In addition to writing and directing "Lone Survivor," Peter Berg is also executive producing under the banner of his production company Film 44, along with his partner Sarah Aubrey. Randall Emmett and George Furla of Emmett / Furla Films will also executive produce. Akiva Goldsman and Kerry Foster are executive producing for Weed Road Pictures. Academy Award winner Barry Spikings of Spikings Entertainment is serving as the film's producer.
 
Filming started early October till mid December 2012. Universal Pictures will distribute and had a set January 10th, 2014 release date.
 
MOVIE; action, military, non-fiction.
 
Director Peter Berg:
"Unlike many of the portraits of soldiers at war presented in recent years, "Lone Survivor” is about the core warrior spirit.
It’s an unabashed tribute to the courage of these men".
 Filming locations:
Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico areas.
 
Cast:
 
Mark Wahlberg
Petty Officer Second Class Marcus Luttrell
Taylor Kitsch
Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy
Emile Hirsch
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Danny Dietz
Ben Foster
Sonar Technician 2nd Class Matthew Axelson
Eric Bana
Lt. Commander Erik Kristensen
Alexander Ludwig
Navy SEAL Shane Patton
Scott Elrod
Navy SEAL (Note: the actual Navy Seal, on which his role is based, doesn't like to have his name used in the movie) 
Rich Ting
Navy SEAL James Suh
Jerry Ferrara
 
Dan Bilzerian