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Rating: 6.5 stars

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Lone Survivor (2013)

Directed by Peter Berg

Action | War | History

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Overview

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.

Rated R | Length 121 minutes

Actors

Ali Suliman | Eric Bana | Ben Foster | Mark Wahlberg | Alexander Ludwig | Peter Berg | Emile Hirsch | Taylor Kitsch | Corey Large | Jerry Ferrara | Josh Berry | Scott Elrod | Yousuf Azami | Sterling Jones | Justin Tade | Rohan Chand | Daniel Arroyo | Henry Penzi | Patrick Griffin | Matthew Page | Sammy Sheik | Rich Ting | Dan Bilzerian | Rick Vargas | Gregory Rockwood | Ryan Kay | Eric Steinig | David Shepard | Jason Riggins | Nicholas Patel | Zarin Rahimi | Anthony McKenzie | Brian Call | Ishmael Antonio | Samuel J. Cloud | Perparim "Peter" Bici | Robert Loerke | Kurt Carlson | Daniel Fulcoly | Michael P. Herrmann | Paul Craig | Zabiullah Mirzai | John Hocker | Robert H. Doudell | Hillel Michael Shamam | Edmund Blanchet | Jim Cusic

Viewing Notes

There are parts of this movie I really, really love: the actual fight scenes, the barracks scenes, the insertion stuff. I still hate the final village stuff and the scene establishing the bad guy, which is horribly rushed and one dimensional. I’m pretty sure Berg gives hand jobs to the entire U.S. military in his spare time given the amount of jingoism in both this and BATTLESHIP.

It’s so frustrating because the actual firefight scenes are so well done that it’s almost like two directors made this.

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