The film, based on a true story, follows the bond between young Marine corporal Megan Leavey and her K9 partner


Dogs are man’s best friend, and sometimes they are heroes to the whole world, too.

Megan Leavey is an inspiring look at how canines can change our lives on a personal and global level.

The film, based on the true story of a former U.S. Marine corporal, follows Leavey, portrayed by House of Cards actress Kate Mara, as she is assigned to the K-9 unit and partnered with an aggressive and intelligent German shepherd named Rex. Together the pair serves two deployments, completing over 100 missions, and forms a deep bond based on trust, respect and love.

This devoted relationship leads Leavey to a different kind of fight, as she works to adopt Rex after he is retired from active duty.

In this exclusive clip from the film, viewers get a first look at the strong, special and sometimes even humorous bond Leavey and Rex shared.

Megan Leavey premieres in theaters on June 9.