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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Shot in just 26 days. 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: Invasion (2012) See more »

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Exactly what you would expect
28 May 2004 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

A direct to video sequel of one of the greatest sci-fi epics of all time, this is exactly what you would expect: static, low budget, derivative, horribly acted and bearing only the slightest resemblance to the original. The FX are laughable, the acting atrocious, the plot straight out of many previous sci-fi ditties like THE HIDDEN and THE THING and BLADE RUNNER. One of the things that made the original such a masterpiece is that it is first and foremost a brilliant satire, and a sci-fi epic second. The sequel jettisons any attempt at satire and sticks several people on a single set for the majority of the flick. The only thing that makes it worthwile is some truly disgusting gore effects in the second half. Also, there is a ravishing if scary young blonde who is horny and nekkid in many of her scenes. Plus an amply endowed captain (who played a small role in the first movie) struts around in a very tight and very low cut wife beater in the second half.

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