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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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Young military recruits train to fight a war on a bug-infested alien planet.

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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!


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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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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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The character of Kobe was originally written as an Indian named Haji. Sony, the studio behind the film, requested an East Asian character for the eastern markets, so Haji became Kobe. See more »

Goofs

(around 59 min) a character is shuffling some playing cards, and then holds them in his left hand, revealing the Ace of Spades at the bottom of the deck. He then picks up a lighter in his right hand and lights a cigarette. There is a cut to a different angle as he puts the lighter down. In that shot the Ace of Clubs is at the bottom of the deck. See more »

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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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References Paths of Glory (1957) 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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