Skip to comments.‘They Portray the Guys Brilliantly’: Marcus Luttrell Praises ‘Lone Survivor’
Posted on 01/09/2014 7:08:56 AM PST by rktman
Former U.S. Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell praised the soon-to-be released film Lone Survivor on the Glenn Beck Program Wednesday, saying the actors portray the guys brilliantly.
The film is based on the true events chronicled by Luttrell in Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10.
Asked to summarize what happened for the few in the audience who dont already know the story, Luttrell said that in Afghanistan in 2005, 19 of us went in, and then five days later, I made it out.
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After reading the book a year or two ago, I’ve been waiting for this movie, and I never go to the movies.
I was wondering what kind of movie this would be. Don’t want to go see it if its just another of Hollywierd’s anti-American productions.
Rule #1 when you are compromised on a mission. Immediate exfil
Rule #2 when comms fail. Immediate exfil
When 300 terrorists are hunting you down and you have no QRF, air support or exfil plan - see rule#1 and rule#2.
I saw an interview with the director,Peter Berg, he did the right thing.
I've seen it three times, and I thought it was a really good movie. The only problem I had with it was that every time they got shot , covering the wound with dirt seemed to magically stop all bleeding.
Question??? How can you have seen the movie 3 times when it has not been released??
When is this movie going to be released? I ususally wait til a movie is available on demand via cable, but this looks like a worthwhile exception.
I believe tomorrow - January 10.
I watch it on the internet.
I just bought the book from iTunes/iBooks for $3.99. Reading it on my iPad now and planning on going to the movie next weekend! Lutrell is on the Beck show right now.
We are going to risk going out to the theatre to see it this weekend...
hear it’s worth it....
Watch for Marcus in a cameo role. Several instances.
Speaking lines and all.
I have seen this movie, it is not anti-American.
I'm impressed, you're obviously an ex-seal too..........I salute you and thank you for your service!
It opened last night at our local theater, and I must say I was pissed the entire time while watching it. One guy’s piss poor decision led to the deaths of 20+ people. I am not even trained nor a soldier but who on earth cuts enemies and lets them leave, only to come back with guns. One of them had a com device, most likely Taliban, and the one approx. 20 yo kid looked like a soldier to all of the guys.
The lone survivor was an idiot. I believe he is telling this story simply to assuage his guilt.
I saw the movie last week—excellent movie. I highly recommend it.
Tissue required? Box or just one of those carry around little packs.
Read the book. Easy to talk like you would make the correct decision in their shoes.
Saw the movie tonight. It was an awesome movie that everyone (except younger kids due to violence and cursing) should see to get an idea of what our soldiers go through. The ROE need to be reviewed and we need to come up with better comms for our people. To those who did or are serving, thank you for your service.
When Marcus was having difficulties adjusting after his return, and some punk shot his dog, Govenor Rick Perry brought him to his ranch and gave him a place to stay and recover away from the press.
I recall that episode.
Happens all the time in the military. In WW2 my grandfather’s entire unit was wiped out by German 88’s even though commanders new what was waiting at the treeline for them. They played politics and wanted to risk the damage. They had orders so they obeyed.
He got in his truck and chased them for about thirty minutes, in excess of 100 MPH. He was on the phone with 911 for most of the chase. The scumbags that shot his dog got caught that night. They were threatening Marcus while they were being arrested, saying they would "get him".
I've always wondered if they ever figured out how little they are compared to a man like Marcus Luttrell.
I’m thinkin’ they haven’t a clue. They’re just lucky that the cops got to them before Marcus. After his experience in ‘ghanistan, he probably wasn’t to worried about the punks and their threats.
Must be nice sitting behind your computer typing these responses of how “smart” you’d be...
Sorry, but the guy ignored his training.
In military tactics, extraction (also exfiltration or exfil), is the process of removing personnel when it is considered imperative that they be immediately relocated out of a hostile environment and taken to a secure area.
There are primarily two kinds of extraction:
Hostile: The subject involved is unwilling and is being moved by forceful coercion with the expectation of resistance. Essentially, it is kidnapping by military or intelligence forces.
Friendly: The subject involved is willing and is expected to cooperate with the personnel in the operation.
Go say it to him then. Tell him He screwed up. That you would have done the right thing in his place. Please take video of this exchange. Shall be fun to watch.
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