• Released
  • January 10, 2014
  • R , 2 hr 1 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 15,029 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Navy SEALs embark on an ill-fated mission to capture or kill a notorious al-Qaeda operative.

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Critic Ratings

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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
All four performances are first-rate, and the action is staged with shattering intensity.
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
Berg, who wrote and directed, is more interested in how men deal with battle than the ideals or the politics that put them there. What the...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Like the best war movies, Lone Survivor laces action with moral questions that haunt and provoke.
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75

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Berg is relentlessly unsparing.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Wahlberg remains one of our most reliable and least actorly of movie stars, innately macho but vulnerable enough to seem like a human being...
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75

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Survivor is a pummeling, frenzied ride, one of fall's most charged action films. The gunfights and rocket-propelled grenades are palpable,...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Lone Survivor is primarily about the unflinching bravery of SEALs executing their mission and looking out for one another, even as they’re...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The middle 40 minutes of Lone Survivor have to be some of the toughest battle scenes in Hollywood history - an epic, close-range firefight...
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70

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
It is a modest, competent, effective movie, concerned above all with doing the job of explaining how the job was done.
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70

Variety

By Justin Chang
Berg’s blunt, pummeling style offers few nuances and makes no apologies, but his broad brushstrokes have clearly found an ideal canvas in...
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Lone Survivor

By trustgod4everything
This movie's story line is gripping and engaging. It's pace was steady with unexpected scenes that made you jump in your seat. The acting was great, the writing and directing were cohesive and the...

Lone Survivor

By mikefrancy
Upsetting, realistic, disturbing how complacent we are as a society as displayed by service members who lay it all out there every day. We have no political will, yet we expect constant protection....

Great Movie but not for faint hearted

By jimbosclovis
Very Graphic movie not for the faint of heart. Kudos to the writer for the character developement. Unlike Saving Private Ryan where we did not get a glimpse of the soldiers privates lives so it made...

Puts you right in the action

By dvdgrdnr
VERY intense! Many scenes in the movie help frame the hard-to-believe split second decisions that these brave Navy Seals had to make. Don't go on a full stomach... These are real people doing...

Lone Survivor

By ronhalk
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Rated R | For Strong Bloody War Violence and Pervasive Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Brutal, powerful, ultimately moving true Navy SEAL story.
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