The Washington Times-Herald

January 8, 2014

Movie preview: “Lone Survivor”


Rated: R for strong bloody war violence and pervasive language

Running time: 2 hr 1 min

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch, Taylor Kitsch, Eric Bana

Plot: Based on a true story, four Navy SEALs embark on a sensitive mission into the Afghan mountains to capture or kill a key Taliban commander. The mission is unexpectedly compromised when the soldiers are caught off guard by three wandering shepherds. With the mission aborted the team prepares to head home, but instead find themselves surrounded by a small army of Taliban soldiers, leading to a fierce battle for survival.