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Megan Leavey (2017)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, War | 9 June 2017 (USA)
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Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Mara ... Megan Leavey
Edie Falco ... Jackie
Alisa Harris ... Barbie
Nick Madrick Nick Madrick ... Receiving Marine #1
Jason Turner ... Receiving Marine #2
Sasha Morfaw ... Female Drill Instructor #1
Jennifer Duke Jennifer Duke ... Female Drill Instructor #2
Megan Leavey ... Female Drill Instructor #3
Will Patton ... Jim
Corey Johnson ... Master Sergeant
Andrew Moon Andrew Moon ... Jones
Alicia Lobo ... Timmins
Melina Matthews ... Lopez
Luka Peros ... Drunk Guy in Bar
Nils Holst Nils Holst ... Duty Patrol Marine
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Storyline

Megan Leavey is a US Marine corporal who served as a Military Police K9 handler. She was paired with military working dog Rex (E168). The pair served two deployments in Iraq together. They were first deployed to Fallujah in 2005, and then to Ramadi in 2006, where they were both wounded by an improvised explosive device. Leavey was awarded the Purple Heart and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with a "V" device denoting heroism in combat..

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Biography | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for war violence, language, suggestive material, and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Both Kate Mara and the real Megan Leavey were born in 1983 and grew up in the suburbs of New York City. See more »

Goofs

When Megan and Rex are reunited at Camp Pendleton in San Diego, Rex has vapor coming from his panting from the cold air. See more »

Quotes

Gunny Martin: They're not even dogs anymore. They're warriors, and they come back with all the same issues we do.
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Crazy Credits

Before the end credits, there was footage of Rex in the pool and photos of him and the real Megan Leavey. See more »

Connections

References G.I. Jane (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Rio - Part One
Written by Adin Constantinidis, Anton Hockey, Josh Sforzin and Rhys Thompson
Performed by Starting Sunday
Courtesy of Hook Line and SYNC
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I'm a dog lover so totally biased.
21 September 2018 | by benfordianSee all my reviews

Love this film. It hits the nail on the head with it's portrayal of the relationship between a dog and it's human friend.Brought tears to my eyes.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

9 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Megan Leavey See more »

Filming Locations:

Cartagena, Murcia, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,810,867, 11 June 2017

Gross USA:

$13,406,883

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,510,490
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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