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Dog Tags (2008)

 -  Drama  -  10 April 2008 (USA)
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Abandoned by his father and raised by a single mother, Nate Merritt joins the Marines to support his soon-to-be fiancée. While on leave in Palm Springs, Nate meets a seemingly free spirited... See full summary »

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Paul Preiss ...
Nate Merritt
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Trish Huddle
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Deb Merritt
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Gene
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Recruiter (as Bobby Trey)
Bart Fletcher ...
Andy Forte
Chris Carlisle ...
Chris
Tanner Max Eflinger ...
Party Guest #1
Bobby Zelsdorf ...
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John Koons ...
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Bapps
Matthew Herrmann ...
Boy at Bar #2
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Alan
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Alan's Friend
Josh Payne ...
Pool Boy #1
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Abandoned by his father and raised by a single mother, Nate Merritt joins the Marines to support his soon-to-be fiancée. While on leave in Palm Springs, Nate meets a seemingly free spirited young gay man, who leads him on a path of discovery--and to the surprising identity of the father he never knew. Written by From Yahoo Movies

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Deb Merritt: How am I supposed to know she'd be whoring around with everyone?
Nate: With everyone?
Deb Merritt: Yeah, she closed the bar every night since you been gone. They even named a drink after her on the happy hour menu called The Whore Bride.
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To the "too many problems" reviewer
30 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay. So this movie was by far not one of my favorites, but it wasn't that bad either. But what really got me was the person reviewing who complained about "body doubles". Dude - the intimate scene between the two main characters actually was a hark-back to one of the main character's PREVIOUS intimate encounters. He was with the guy that initially got him interested in military men - NOT the guy in the room with him. Watch it again, catch the audio clues about the guy's first love, and then watch that sequence and you'll see it.

Overall, it was not a bad movie. It was well done for what it was - a movie about two strangers that somehow make a connection. The character development was actually done well. It was the acting, and some of the cuts to the story (probably during the editing process) that left the end result jagged and mis-connected - which probably led to the previous person's confusion about the supposed 'body double'.


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