7.1/10
1,094
14 user 45 critic

Megan Leavey (2017)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, War | 9 June 2017 (USA)
Trailer
2:21 | Trailer

Get Showtimes & Tickets

In 13 theaters near Ashburn VA US [change]

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.
Reviews
Popularity
100 ( 79)
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather.

Director: Colin Trevorrow
Stars: Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Director: Trey Edward Shults
Stars: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo
Rough Night (2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami.

Director: Lucia Aniello
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Zoë Kravitz
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger
The Wall II (2017)
Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them.

Director: Doug Liman
Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

Director: Johannes Roberts
Stars: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine
Wonder Woman (2017)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Director: Patty Jenkins
Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A teenager who's spent her whole life confined to her home falls for the boy next door.

Director: Stella Meghie
Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Andrew Dean
...
Jackie Leavey
...
Bob
...
Gunny Martin
...
Jim
...
Dr. Turbeville
...
Matt Morales
...
Gomez
...
Lopez
...
Master Sergeant
...
Pete Walters
...
Mrs. Horachek
...
Michael Forman
Edit

Storyline

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. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy. Written by Bleecker Street

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 June 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Leavey  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,810,867 (USA) (9 June 2017)

Gross:

$9,081,520 (USA) (20 June 2017)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Both Kate Mara and the real Megan Leavey were born in 1983. See more »

Goofs

In one scene the characters are having a conversation on stage left in front of a store at normal speed, while on stage right on the street vehicles are zooming by in fast forward. See more »

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

Rise
Written and Performed by Eddie Vedder
Courtesy of Monkeywrench / RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The story of the bond between humans & animals....
31 May 2017 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

My husband and I were fortunate to attend a premier of this movie last night and we really enjoyed it much more than expected. Although it was meaningful in that my own daughter was a Marine and of course the scenes at graduation ceremony in Parris Island brought back so many memories...but it was her loyalty to this dog and the way they were able to capture it on film that endured me. Despite all the odds against her, she was NOT going to let this dog perish in the system. He deserved better and she fought to make sure he got better. THAT is a beautiful thing! <3


14 of 27 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?