Megan Leavey Reviews

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October 18, 2019
A powerful love story.
September 18, 2019
This film is good for dog lovers and for anyone who knows anyone in the military.
April 30, 2019
Megan Leavey is best when it focuses on Megan and Rex, the warm, winning human-animal story at its center.
March 7, 2019
It's very heart-felt without being preachy or overbearing.
February 28, 2019
Rex is war lite, but as a film about trust, it hits the mark, staying just the right side of schmaltz.
December 20, 2018
An uplifting story about companionship, devotion, and the lifelong friendship that develops from a mutual respect between a human and her animal.
October 31, 2018
This is a stirring portrait of both war heroes.
August 30, 2018
Genuinely heartwarming biopic despite its shortcoming of cliches.
August 22, 2018
It delves deeply and beautifully into the unbreakable bond between a soldier and her dog. Real life can sometimes be like a movie, and this is a prime example of that.
August 21, 2018
The bottom line is that Megan Leavey is a riveting, inspiring and heart wrenching story, a fitting tribute to our female and four-legged military superheroes.
December 19, 2017
It's a formulaic tale, but one for the shelf of contemporary films that are tracking our changing relationship to combat veterans, both human and canine.
December 5, 2017
Often captivating largely in part due to a fantastic performance from Kate Mara; she is able to portray everything from a drifting loner personality to PTSD after an intense battle situation
November 26, 2017
Not only is it a loving tribute to our heroes that place themselves in danger, but it's also a love letter to an unrecognized sect of heroes - K9's and their handlers.
November 26, 2017
If your eyes aren't watering by the final frame, you're watching the wrong film or you simply don't have a heart.
August 29, 2017
Megan Leavey may not be the deepest movie you'll see this year, but it definitely shows that animals can play a major role in making people more human.
August 29, 2017
Gabriela Cowperthwaite has directed a heartfelt memorial to women and dog soldiers.
July 28, 2017
Straightforward and deeply moving.
July 8, 2017
Comes across as bait for, but the film is eventually quite touching affecting
July 7, 2017
A heartfelt and touching film featuring one of Kate Mara's best performances.
July 5, 2017
... bluntly, and brilliantly, defies convention on many fronts, including the cardinal rule: make the protagonists cuddly.
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