Based on the failed June 28, 2005 mission "Operation Red Wings." Four members of SEAL Team 10, were tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader, Ahmad Shahd. Marcus Luttrell was the only member of his team to survive.
* Lone Survivor received two (2) 2014 Oscar Nominations:
"Sound Editing" (Wylie Statemam)
"Sound Mixing" (Andy Koyama, Beau Borders, David Brownlow)