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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

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

9 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

Shortly after showing Colin Powell's Feb 2002 U.N. speech, Megan joins the Corps. Then she is in a bar with the TV showing David Ortiz hitting a home run against the Yankees. Ortiz didn't join the Red Sox until 2003 and didn't hit a home run against the Yankees until July 4, 2003. That's a 16 month span. 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 »


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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A Heartfelt Film.....
14 June 2017 | by avtigerSee all my reviews

Really enjoyed this film! A very well acted and touching Gem of a film. The young lead actress nailed the part and was very convincing and quite good in this movie. I felt the sincerity throughout the film. If your looking for a violent action film from beginning to end I would suggest you pass. But if your looking for a film with lots of heart then i highly recommend this one. Two Thumbs Up....Way Up!


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