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Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004)

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In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.

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Phil Tippett

Writer:

Edward Neumeier (as Ed Neumeier)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Brown ... Pvt. Ottis Brick
Richard Burgi ... Capt. V.J. Dax
Kelly Carlson ... Pvt. Charlie Soda
Cy Carter ... Pvt. Billie Otter
Sandrine Holt ... Pvt. Jill Sandee
Ed Lauter ... Gen. Jack Gordon Shepherd
J.P. Manoux ... TSgt. Ari Peck
Lawrence Monoson ... Lt. Pavlov Dill
Colleen Porch ... Pvt. Lei Sahara
Drew Powell ... Pvt. Kipper Tor
Ed Quinn ... Cpl. Joe Griff
Jason-Shane Scott ... Pvt. Duff Horton
Brenda Strong ... Sgt. Dede Rake
Brian Tee ... Cpl. Thom Kobe
David Wells ... Recruiting Sergeant
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Storyline

We are sent back to the battlefield, as the Federation's best Mobile Infantry unit are slowly being overpowered by the killer bugs. They are light years from the nearest reinforcements and are trapped on a remote outpost. They set up protection around the post, keeping all the bugs waiting for them to leave. But now the enemy is in the outpost, in a way which they would have never thought of. Written by Film_Fan

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They're coming back to wipe us out!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexual content and brief language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Columbia-Tristar

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 2004 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation See more »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Clancy Brown was asked to reprise his role of Sgt. Zim from the first movie, but he was unavailable due to his commitment to Carnivàle (2003). The part of Zim was then re-written as a new character, Capt. Dax, played by Richard Burgi. See more »

Goofs

When Dax says "Murderer's don't go home," his mouth stops moving half way through. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
FedNet: Our war's going better than ever, but we need heroes! We need you!
Smiling Lieutenant: Come on, you apes... You wanna live forever?
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At the end of the final credits there is a bug scream. See more »

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Followed by Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012) See more »

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They somehow managed to screw up everything.
12 June 2004 | by mendalivSee all my reviews

This movie is unwatchable. I found every single feature of it to be revolting.

For one, we have the effects. Every single bullet shot is a lame CGed blue pulse.

Two, they obviously didn't have anybody research military tactics. When the bugs are about to attack, instead of holding out inside the base and killing the bugs in hemmed-in territory (a la Sun Tsu), they move outside the base and massively expand their front. When the troops send a runner to inform someone that the bugs were coming, they send a heavy weapons operator, complete with his heavy gun.

Moreover, the behavior of the General is completely stupid. He acts like a Corporal at BEST.

The music is VERY poorly chosen, and never fits the scenes. Foreshadowing is very overt. Even the directing is shoddy... when the psychic fellow hallucinates, they use very ambiguous effects to signify it.

Please, avoid this movie at ALL COSTS. I swear, it couldn't have cost more than $50,000 to make...


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