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Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)

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Johnny Rico is called back into action to defeat the bugs.

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Edward Neumeier (as Ed Neumeier)

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Edward Neumeier (as Ed Neumeier)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Casper Van Dien ... Colonel Johnny Rico
Jolene Blalock ... Captain Lola Beck
Stephen Hogan ... Sky Marshal Omar Anoke
Boris Kodjoe ... Gen. Dix Hauser
Amanda Donohoe ... Admiral Enolo Phid
Marnette Patterson ... Holly Little
Danny Keogh Danny Keogh ... Dr. Wiggs
Stelio Savante ... Chief Bull Brittles
Cécile Breccia ... Lt. Link Manion
Garth Breytenbach ... Pvt. Slug Skinner
Graeme Richards Graeme Richards ... Lt. A. Danner
Tanya van Graan ... Sgt. A. Sunday
Antonio Summerton Antonio Summerton ... Sgt. M. Hightower
Nicole Salandra Nicole Salandra ... Sgt. J. Kirby (as Nicole Tupper)
Cokey Falkow ... Jingo Ryan
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Storyline

The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot Lola Beck. It's up to Colonel/General Johnny Rico, reluctant hero of the original Bug Invasion on Planet P, to lead a team of Troopers on a daring rescue mission. Written by Anonymous

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The bugs are back, prepare for attack! See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | South Africa | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Starship Troopers 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$415,100
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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During the biometric scan that the seven marauders undergo, the sound effect is the same as that emitted by the Flying Machines in the original The War of the Worlds (1953). See more »

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From 21:12 to 21:18, on the far left side of the frame, the knees of a kneeling soldier on a barracks roof instantly materialize over the wall. As the scene pans up, the knees eventually end up in a proper placement. Furthermore, the actor shakes the rifle as if firing, but no muzzle-flash nor audio accompany the action. See more »

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Holly Little: And there's even more good news, believers, because it's official: God's back, and he's a citizen, too!
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A Good Day to Die
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Too Far
18 July 2008 | by sogerSee all my reviews

This movie could have been so good, to bad they screwed it up.

I like the idea of the Marauder Project but the CGI animating it is very weak. So is the bug animation. Even the first movie looked better than this one and that was made in '97. I would say the CGI in this movie is on the same level as Robocop 2 which was made 18 years ago.

The story is consistent and entertaining except for the last few minutes. I liked the heavy combats, the mysteries and the political twists. It was interesting to see how a few men in power can manipulate the "truth" if you give up democracy. For the most part the movie kept the tone and the intensity of the first one but then they had to ruin it with the religious crap and cheesy love scenes at the end.

My opinion is that they took it too far with the bugs. For example with the exploding grenade bugs that you see in the first few minutes. Also the bugs' strength is their short lifespan hence their ability to evolve quickly. So, in my opinion this is in direct contradiction with the big bugs that lives for a really long time. But I'm no biologist and this is not a documentary movie.

You can notice that I did not mention Starship Troopers 2. I don't know why people embarrass themselves with movies like ST2 (or even ST3) if they don't have the budget to make a decent movie. ST2 showed just a bunch of amateur actors reading script from the autocue.

So to sum it up I don't regret the 100 minutes spent watching the movie but it will definitely not go into my personal collection.


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