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Max movie quotes tell the story of a military dog grieves alongside the family of his handler, who was killed in action. The adventure drama was written by Boaz Yakin, who also directed, and Sheldon Lettich. Max opened in theaters on June 26, 2015.

In Max, Kyle Wincott (Robbie Amell) is serving in Afghanistan along with his military dog, Max, a Belgian Malinois. But when Kyle is killed in action, Max is retired and left in a military kennel. Kyle's family, including mother Pamela (Lauren Graham), father Ray (Thomas Haden Church) and younger brother Justin (Josh Wiggins), decide to adopt Max, despite his unfriendly demeanor.

Max helps the family grieve the loss of Kyle, while dealing with his own post-traumatic stress from battle. Youngest son Justin bonds quickly with the dog, which proves beneficial when Kyle's friend Tyler (Luke Kleintank) arrives to pay his respects and Ray leaves suddenly, sending Justin and Max on an adventure to find Tyler and Ray.

Max is sure to bring the tears when it opens alongside other films such as Ted 2, Inside Out, Jurassic World and The Overnight.
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    Max Just Has to Know You Want Him

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    Justin: I gotta go take care of that dog. He won't even let me touch him.
    Carmen: I can come over and show you a few tricks.
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    Carmen: Max just has to know that you want him. ... It's a start.

    Frustrated by his new dog, Justin explains the situation to his friends. One girl, Carmen, offers to help him make friends with the animal.
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    This Dog is Officially Your Dog

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    Justin: I did not sign on to babysit Kyle's crazy dog.
    Ray: Kyle's gone so this dog is officially your dog.

    Frustrated by the dog's behavior, Justin tries to quit caring for it. His father, Ray, however, puts a stop to that thought entirely.
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    Tyler's Someone You Should Stay Away From

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    Tyler: I want to tell you how sorry I am. Kyle was the best friend that I ever had.
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    Reyes: Tyler's someone you should stay away from. I'm talking about some bad business here.

    Kyle's military friend Tyler arrives to pay his respects to Kyle's family. It seems healthy but Reyes recommends against trusting Tyler's motives.
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    Max Bonded So Closely with Kyle

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    Reyes: Max bonded so closely with Kyle, he can't work with anyone else. ... Are you sure you want to do this?

    After Kyle's death, his military dog Max cannot continue to serve and is in need of a new home. Kyle's family takes the traumatized dog in despite it's unfriendly behavior.
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