Set during the war in Afghanistan, Lone Survivor follows the paths of  Marcus Luttrell (Mark Wahlberg) and his SEAL reconnaissance and surveillance team known as Operation Red Wings whose goal is to track down and kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah in 2005. As the team strives to bring retribution for the over twenty U.S. Marines’ lives Shah has taken, it takes incredible courage and all of their strength as they are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.