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Starship Troopers

Rated R for graphic sci-fi violence and gore, and for some language and nudity.

R In Theaters 11/7/1997 , 129min.
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Critic score based on 20 reviews

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November 11, 2009
I thought the movie was incredible because of it's unusual contents.It scared the living heck out of me and my children and also made us laugh.
August 25, 2008
cheesy plot and cheesy acting yet visually stunning and very entertaining.

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In this bizarrely discordant mixture of ultraviolent action footage, bad acting, crisp special effects and futuristic camp, the remnants of Heinlein's rhetoric of military pride stick out like a grimy Marine uniform at a high-toned Hollywood party. Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
Nothing like the sight of thousands of scuttling, hideous, practically indestructible insects crawling up the sides of a fortress, hellbent on destroying the human race. As they keep coming and coming, they’re the only things in this movie earning your money. Full Review
Elvis Mitchell
The New York Times
Pretty actors, grisly critters, brains sucked out of skulls, buckets of green slime and a plot that is half beach blanket bingo, half Iwo Jima. Full Review
James Berardinelli
Although none of the characters are fleshed out much beyond the comic book level, we nevertheless find our sympathies aligning with them. Full Review
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
What Ed Neumeier's script provides instead is a cheerfully lobotomized, always watchable experience that has the simple-mindedness of a live-action comic book, with no words spoken that wouldn't be right at home in a funny paper dialogue balloon. Not just one comic book either, but an improbable and delirious combination of "Weird Science," "Betty and Veronica" and "Sgt. Rock and His Howling Commandos." Full Review

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