Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Adventure, Horror  |  4 May 2004 (Hungary)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pvt. Billie Otter
Pvt. Jill Sandee
Gen. Jack Gordon Shepherd
TSgt. Ari Peck
Lt. Pavlov Dill
Pvt. Kipper Tor
Cpl. Joe Griff
Pvt. Duff Horton
Sgt. Dede Rake
Cpl. Thom Kobe
Recruiting Sergeant


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!

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

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4 May 2004 (Hungary)  »

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Starship Troopers 2  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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Richard Burgi took the large banner featured in the end sequence. See more »


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


[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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Crazy Credits

At the end of the final credits there is a bug scream. See more »


Follows Starship Troopers (1997) See more »

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Hmmmm didn't she die in the first one?
19 December 2004 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Firstly I have to make something clear I loved the first movie,it was a sci-fi masterpiece.

This sequel does something no other sequel has ever attempted to do......and thats were it all went wrong,the plot has absolutely nothing to do with its predecessor it stumbles along at a very slow speed which becomes highly annoying due to the incredibly bad script which is badly performed by very poor actors who included BRENDA STRONG! the reason i have placed an exclamation mark after her name is due to the fact that she died in the first film and played a completely different character.One thing this film is said too have going for it is the high level of quality CG effects but if you actually watch the first film you will notice that every good CG moment is repasted into this production and changed in no way whatsoever.

OK lets talk about the directing,actually lets not because in my view this director seemed like he was trying to make a soft corr porno movie and not the sci-fi action film that most had hoped for,why do i say this you?well when you take in all the unnecessary nudity and cheesy as sin sexual innuendos it seems that the alien bugs have no interest anymore in getting into our galaxy and destroying our planet they seem too have more interest in getting into the Troopers pants.

This film supposedly cost $3,000,000,Hmmmmmmmm it would seem to my that Glenn S.Gainor should learn to spend his money more wisely

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