If you want to know the American war film adapted from a non-fiction book, check Facts about Lone Survivor. The book was published in 2007, while the film was released in 2013. Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson is the authors of the book. Peter Berg is the director and writer of the film version. The cast included Mark Wahlberg, Emile Hirsch, Taylor Kitsch, Eric Bana and Ben Foster. Find out other useful facts about Lone Survivor below:
Facts about Lone Survivor 1: the main point of the movie
The movie presented the dramatic version of the unsuccessful Operation Red Wings conducted by the Navy Seals of United States. Ahmad Shah was the Taliban leader who became the target to trace and kill by the SEAL team consisted of four men.
Facts about Lone Survivor 2: the plant for adapting the book
When Berg was in his project for filming Hancock released in 2008, he heard about Lone Survivor book in 2007. There was a discussion between Berg and Luttrell about his plan to create a film adaptation of Lone Survivor.
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Facts about Lone Survivor 3: the bidding
The bidding was conducted related to the film rights of Lone Survivor because other major movies studios were interested too. In August 2007, the film rights were secured by Universal Pictures.
Facts about Lone Survivor 4: the screenplay
The screenplay written by Berg was focused on the accounts from the eyewitnesses, incident reports and autopsy reports.
Facts about Lone Survivor 5: working for Lone Survivor
Berg worked for Lone Survivor after completing his direction on Battleship released in 2012 for Universal.
Facts about Lone Survivor 6: the principal photography
In October 2012, the principal photography took place. After 42 days, it was completed in November 2012.
Facts about Lone Survivor 7: the filming location
The digital cinematography was used to film Lone Survivor in New Mexico. The technical advisors in the movie include Luttrel and other Navy SEAL veterans.
Facts about Lone Survivor 8: the limited release
On 25th December 2013, the movie had its limited release in US. On 10th January 2014, it was released in North America.
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Facts about Lone Survivor 9: the reception
Lone Survivor was well received by the critics. It earns positive review. It also has major commercial success. It grossed $125 million in North America.
Facts about Lone Survivor 10: Academy Award
During the Academy Award, Lone Survivor was nominated for Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing.
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