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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

Second movie in which Ramon Rodriguez plays a Marine. The first was Battle: Los Angeles. See more »

Goofs

Megan returns home at Christmas time. Patches of snow are seen on the ground, but the vegetation is in full leaf. See more »

Quotes

Megan Leavey: You don't leave because you have somewhere to go, you leave because nothing is keeping you there.
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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 »


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Written and Performed by Eddie Vedder
Courtesy of Monkeywrench / RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Inspiring and good movie
2 October 2018 | by 851222See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

"Megan Leavey" (2017) is a good movie in short. The first hours was pretty amazing, reminded me of "Hurt Locker" (movie which i love). Later it wasn't so involving or captivating or intense, yet i really enjoyed till the end. Performances were very good by all involved as well it has a good directing.

Overall, "Megan Leavey" is an inspirational story very well told. And if you love dogs, you might pick up some handkerchiefs.


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USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

9 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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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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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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2.35 : 1
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