Rex (pka Megan Leavey). Based on the true-life story of young Marine Corporal Megan Leavey (Kate Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean 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 and IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.
Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite (Blackfish) and starring Kate Mara (House of Cards), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Bradley Whitford (Get Out) Edie Falco (The Sopranos) and Common (Selma).