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

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When Clancy Brown was unavailable for the film, the character of Zim was changed to Pike, named for Pike Bishop in The Wild Bunch (1969). But Pike sounded too similar to the character of Peck, so the name was changed to Dax. See more »

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(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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23 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not since Adonal Foyle has 6 million dollars been more wasted. I generally sit through an entire movie no matter how terrible: see Mr. Wrong, but this movie pushed me to the breaking point. I fully understand that "we're in it for the species" and with the amount of fornicating in this film procreation seemed mandatory but the mobile infantry has to be good for more then just this. What would Rico think? I'm only glad that Flores and Lt. Ratjack didn't live to see this abomination. Starship Troopers 2 is a Species meets a massive pile of elephant crap. Every soldier is infected w/ a parasite and apparently the only method by which the parasite is transfered is w/ gratuitous sex scenes. I emplore the Federation to go back to Planet P, use Neil Patrick Harris to find the brain, and end this before we are cursed w/ Starshp Troopers 3. Please if you value your time and sanity avoid Starship Troopers 2 at all cost for watching the entire movie will leave you feeling like the enson from the SS Roger Miller after his encounter w/ a brain.


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