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Dog Tags
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Damion Dietz (writer)
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Paul Preiss ... Nate Merritt

Amy Lindsay ... Trish Huddle

Candy Clark ... Deb Merritt

Hoyt Richards ... Gene

Robert S. Martin III ... Recruiter (as Bobby Trey)

Bart Fletcher ... Andy Forte
Chris Carlisle ... Chris
Tanner Max Eflinger ... Party Guest #1
Bobby Zelsdorf ... Party Guest #2
John Koons ... Party Guest #3

Grant Harvey ... Bapps
Matthew Herrmann ... Boy at Bar #2

Willam Belli ... Alan

Jason Sechrest ... Alan's Friend
Josh Payne ... Pool Boy #1
Daniel Wilcox ... Pool Boy #2

Justin Mortelliti ... The Marine

Barry Ratcliffe ... Uncle Sam (as Barry J. Ratcliffe)
Stephan D. Gill ... Justin
Marcus Morales ... Travis

Diane Davisson ... Louise Forte
Merideth McClean ... Receptionist

Keythe Farley ... Mark Dessau

Directed by
Damion Dietz 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Damion Dietz  writer

Produced by
Damion Dietz .... producer
Stephanie Kirchen .... producer
Raymond Murray .... executive producer
Rich Wolff .... executive producer (as Richard Wolff)
 
Original Music by
Jeffery Alan Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Terence Pratt 
 
Film Editing by
Denise Howard 
 
Costume Design by
Cynthia Salazar 
 
Makeup Department
Branwyne .... key makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mario Passera .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jeffery Alan Jones .... sound designer
Jeffery Alan Jones .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeffery Alan Jones .... supervising sound editor
Andrew Tracy .... foley artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Wittenberger .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Branwyne .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Justin Mortelliti .... singer/songwriter: title song
 
Other crew
Kristy Benjamin .... production assistant
Morganne K. Fleschere .... script supervisor
 

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USA:90 min
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Australia:R (2009) | France:-12 (DVD)

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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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29 out of 51 people found the following review useful.
A very well acted movie!, 6 December 2008
Author: raonull1 from United States

It is hard to find this genre and have it acted well. I found DOG TAGS to be one of the best I have seen in recent years. The story is moving and believable. The characters are well drawn. Brad Fletcher is fantastic as Andy the carefree gay guy. On the surface, he is free-wheeling, but underneath he is vulnerable. Paul Preiss is amazing as Nate the marine recruit who is trying to find himself and his long absent father. He is strong and sensitive. After Nate and Andy meet in a less than ideal setting and a bad experience happens for Nate, the two form a bond. In the end, they are left with hope for better lives. I think it is wonderful that we are getting some better gay genre movies of late. SHELTER, LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP, BACK SOON and OUTING RILEY to name a few. I am glad to add DOG TAGS to my recommendation list. See it, I don't think DOG TAGS will disappoint.

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