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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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bug | starship | outpost | sequel | private | See All (67) »


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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Release Date:

4 May 2004 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Starship Troopers 2  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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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 »


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 »


Followed by Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008) See more »

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As bad as a sequel can get!
4 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

In the past few months, a bunch of direct-to-video sequels to highly successful movies have been released. There has been WILD THINGS 2, there has been CRUEL INTENTIONS 3, there has been THE SKULLS 3, and now there is STARSHIP TROOPERS 2: HERO OF THE FEDERATION, a disappointing follow-up to the science fiction classic STARSHIP TROOPERS. There was really no reason for this movie to exist. A sequel was not necessary, but for some odd reason, this sequel was made.

The original STARSHIP TROOPERS was a big-budget extravaganza with a budget around $105 million. STARSHIP TROOPERS 2: HERO OF THE FEDERATION has a budget of a around $6 million so naturally the special effects in this one look like crap. The special effects are not the only poor-looking aspect of the movie. In fact, the whole movie just looks terrible. The cinematography is awful as is the acting, writing, and directing. This movie is as bad as a sequel can get. No stars.

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