Megan Leavey


Megan Leavey
Megan Leavey is 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, she identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, she and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.

117 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Violence).
Biographical, Drama, War.

Showtimes

There’s no trees here ... you’ll have to make another plan ...
There’s no trees here ... you’ll have to make another plan ...

Credits

Cast
Kate Mara, Edie Falco, Alisa Harris, Will Patton, Corey Johnson, Andrew Moon, Alicia Lobo
Director
Gabriela Cowperthwaite
ScreenplayPamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, Tim Lovestedt
MusicMark Isham
CinematographyLorenzo Senatore
EditingPeter McNulty
Sound formatsUnknown
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byLD Entertainment, Calle Cruzada

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreWar, drama
LanguageModerate impact, fairly frequent.
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceMild to moderate, fairly frequent.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
3
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
13 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
4
Violence
3
Sex
2
Language
3
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Mark Jenkins quote iconIt's true love for Iraq bomb team.
10
Die Burger
Petrus Malherbe quote iconHerdershond steel kollig in oorlogsfliek.
10
24.com
Gabi Zietsman quote iconMegan Leavey’s story is powerful as well as educational, and although it might be a bit tough for animal lovers, the war aspect shouldn’t put you off seeing the film.
10
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconYou might just have a smile on your face, a lump in your throat, and some extra moisture in the corner of your eye.
12
Metacritic.com
25 critics
13
Rottentomatoes critics
90 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconMegan Leavey honors its real-life subjects with a sensitive, uplifting drama whose honest emotion more than makes up for its mild approach to the story.
17
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
13
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconPoignant, earnest drama about a Marine and her war dog.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
26 users
13
Rottentomatoes users
10135 users
15
IMDB
11651 Netizens
14
The Movie DB
Community
14

Average .. 65%

13

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