|Mark Wahlberg||Marcus Luttrell|
|Taylor Kitsch||Mike Murphy|
|Eric Bana||Lt. Cmdr. Erik S. Kristensen|
|Emile Hirsch||Danny Dietz|
|Ben Foster||Ben Axelson|
|Yousuf Azami||Ahmad Shah|
In 2005 Afghanistan, Navy SEALs Marcus Luttrell, Michael Murphy, Danny Dietz and Matthew ``Axe'' Axelson deploy on a mission of surveillance and to take out Taliban leader Ahmad Shah. Though spotted by goatherds, Luttrell and his team decide not to kill them. But one of the Afghans alerts a group of Taliban fighters to the invaders, and a terrible battle ensues, in which the SEALs find themselves hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned.