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Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation -- 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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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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Billy Brown ... Pvt. Ottis Brick

Richard Burgi ... Capt. V.J. Dax

Kelly Carlson ... Pvt. Charlie Soda

Cy Carter ... Pvt. Billie Otter

Sandrine Holt ... Pvt. Jill Sandee

Ed Lauter ... Gen. Jack Gordon Shepherd

J.P. Manoux ... TSgt. Ari Peck

Lawrence Monoson ... Lt. Pavlov Dill

Colleen Porch ... Pvt. Lei Sahara

Drew Powell ... Pvt. Kipper Tor

Ed Quinn ... Cpl. Joe Griff

Jason-Shane Scott ... Pvt. Duff Horton

Brenda Strong ... Sgt. Dede Rake

Brian Tee ... Cpl. Thom Kobe

David Wells ... Recruiting Sergeant

Tim Conlon ... Fleet Pilot (as Tim Conlin)

Bobby C. King ... Smiling Lieutenant (as Robby C. King)

Stephen Stanton ... FedNet (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jon Davison ... Outpost (voice) (uncredited)

Sean Delon ... Trooper (uncredited)

Heather Elizabeth ... Trooper (uncredited)
Jesse Grce ... Handsome Trooper (in photograph) (uncredited)

Oliver Keller ... Trooper (uncredited)
Jonathan Passow ... Lt. Spears, General's Guard (uncredited)

Ty Williams ... Trooper (uncredited)

Directed by
Phil Tippett 
Writing credits
Edward Neumeier (written by) (as Ed Neumeier)

Produced by
Jon Davison .... producer
Glenn S. Gainor .... executive producer
Edward Neumeier .... co-producer
Phil Tippett .... co-producer
Original Music by
John W. Morgan  (as John Morgan)
William T. Stromberg  (as William Stromberg)
Cinematography by
Christian Sebaldt (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Louise Rubacky 
Casting by
Penny Ellers 
Production Design by
Franco-Giacomo Carbone  (as Franco Carbone)
Art Direction by
John Zachary  (as John R. Zachary)
Set Decoration by
Michelle Ashley 
Timothy Stepeck  (as Tim Stepeck)
Costume Design by
Jennifer L. Parsons  (as Jennifer Parsons)
Makeup Department
Sava Markovic .... lens technician
Deborah Rutherford .... makeup department head (as Deborah Patino)
Don Rutherford .... makeup artist
Randy Sayer .... hair department head
Martie Schribner .... makeup artist (as Martie Scribner)
Steven R. Soussanna .... hair stylist (as Steve Soussana)
Production Management
Glenn S. Gainor .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean Hobin .... second assistant director
Jules Kovisars .... second second assistant director
Mark Anthony Little .... first assistant director
Barbara Lontkowski .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Damon Bard .... sculptor
Eric Dennis .... assistant props
Dupree Dial .... set dresser
James L. Eddy .... assistant props (as James Eddy)
Alberto Gonzalez-Reyna .... assistant art director
John Hansen .... set illustrator
Ron Holthuysen .... special property maker
Wayne Lindholm .... construction coordinator
Kristie Moore .... set painter
David Napoli .... lead man
Megan Oliver .... painter
Richard Reynolds .... set designer
Francis J. Roix .... carpenter
Ronald Russom .... set dresser
Mark Sakamoto .... swing gang
Chris Schultz .... assistant props
Brook Shafer .... swing gang
Ashley Sibille .... art department coordinator
Michelle Spears .... property master
Bart Trickel .... special property maker
Bob Warner .... stand-by painter
Peter Flynn .... propmaker (uncredited)
Jim Halsband .... propmaker (uncredited)
Sound Department
Michael Axinn .... foley editor
Steve Boeddeker .... Re-Recording Mixer
Steve Boeddeker .... Sound Design and Supervising Sound Editor
Lisa Chino .... assistant supervising sound editor
Ben Conrad .... foley mixer
Frank E. Eulner .... Sound Design and Supervising Sound Editor (as Frank Eulner)
Stephen Hunter Flick .... warrior bug sound effects created by (as Steve Flick)
Sue Fox .... adr editor (as Suzanne Fox)
Anna Geyer .... foley recordist
Bruce Lacey .... adr editor
Kevin Maloney .... boom operator
Shannon Mills .... sound effects editor
Marnie Moore .... foley walker
Margie O'Malley .... foley walker
John Pospisil .... warrior bug sound effects
Frank Rinella .... foley mixer
Gary Rizzo .... Re-Recording Mixer (as Gary A. Rizzo)
Daniel Sperry .... consultant: Dolby film sound (as Dan Sperry)
Christopher Sposa .... utility sound
David Weisberg .... adr recordist
Ed White .... production sound mixer
Marshall Winn .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
Donald Elliott .... special effects technician
Peter Konig .... animation supervisor
Michael Lantieri .... special effects supervisor
Dan Ossello .... special effects technician
Frank Petzold .... miniature cinematography
Tracey Roberts .... model painter
Bart Trickel .... miniatures
Visual Effects by
Damon Bard .... sculptor
Renee Binkowski .... texture painter: Tippett Studio
Jeremy Bolan .... character animator
Kane Brassington .... roto artist
Daniel Bryant .... digital compositor
Howard R. Campbell .... lighting technical director
Michael Clemens .... visual effects producer
Russell Darling .... programming: Tippett Studio
Colin Epstein .... digital compositor
Aaron Florez .... lead painter
Jesse Grce .... bug wrangler
Scott Hale .... digital compositor: Tippett Studio
Tyler Ham .... matchmove artist: Tippett Studio
Joseph Hamdorf .... effects animator: Tippett Studio
Craig Hayes .... designer: bugs
Mariah Howard .... visual effects production assistant
Jennifer Hutcheon .... visual effects editor
Kirk Jung .... survey crew/match move artist: Tippett Studio (as Kirk Larkins)
Michael Kirylo .... digital effects artist
Jonathan Knight .... digital compositor
Ken Kokka .... visual effects plate producer
Peter Konig .... concept artist
Peter Kuran .... visual effects
Michael Leonard .... character animator: Tippett Studio
Eric Leven .... visual effects supervisor
David A. Link .... film I/O technician: Tippett Studio
Eric Marko .... location matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio
Dan McNamara .... head of operations: Tippett Studio
Jim McVay .... digital compositor
Chris Morley .... lead digital compositor: Tippett Studio
Stephen Moros .... matchmove artist: Tippet Studio
Guido Muzzarelli .... match move artist
Zoe Peck-Eyler .... digital compositor: Tippett Studio
John Rader .... visual effects
Nate Reid .... render wrangler
Daniel Riha .... rotoscoper
Tracey Roberts .... character set up
Jules Roman .... president: Tippett Studio
Ari Rubenstein .... digital compositor: Tippett Studio
Alonzo Ruvalcaba .... head of production: Tippett Studio
David Schnee .... digital compositor: Tippett Studio
Ariel Tal .... visual effects rotoscope artist
Jon Terada .... digital compositor
Deborah Thomas .... rotoscoper
Matthew Tomlinson .... digital imaging supervisor: Tippett Studio
Jesse Vickery .... character animator (as Jess Vickery)
Robert Vignone .... model maker: Tippett Studio
Vicki Wong .... digital film I/O manager: Tippett Studio
Salvatore Catanzaro .... assistant effects editor: Tippett Studio (uncredited)
Matthew M. Robinson .... technical director (uncredited)
Sita Acevedo .... stunts (as Sita Blasa Acevedo)
Talia Botone .... stunts
Steve Boyles .... stunts
Eliza Coleman .... stunts
Andy Dylan .... assistant stunt coordinator
Heather Elizabeth .... stunts (as Elizabeth Keller)
Michael Gaines .... stunts (as Michael R. Gaines)
Michael Gaines .... stunts
Troy Gilbert .... stunt performer
Zac Henry .... stunts
Lisa Hoyle .... stunts
Oliver Keller .... stunts
Bobby C. King .... stunt coordinator
Lane Leavitt .... stunts
April Littlejohn .... stunts
Mike Massa .... stunts
Johnny Nguyen .... stunts
Monica Staggs .... stunt double: Sandrine Holt
Scott Waugh .... stunts
Cheryl Lynn Albrecht .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Kelly Clear .... electrician
Mark Doering-Powell .... additional camera operator
Casey Ellison .... electrician
Matt Frederick .... assistant camera
Steve Galvin .... key rigging gaffer
Ken Glassing .... camera operator
Chris Goe .... grip
Mitch Gulbin .... key rigging grip
Billy Gunn .... electrician
John Hankammer .... camera operator
Chris Hathaway .... electrician (as Chris Hathoway)
Matthew Hawkins .... grip (as Matt Hawkins)
George Hesse .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Paul Janossy .... first assistant camera
Joel Jaspan .... dolly grip
Daniel Kauahi .... grip
Brett Lood .... grip
Marc Meisenheimer .... gaffer
Scott Moody .... best boy electric
Ryne Niner .... digital imaging technician: pickup unit
Scott Robison .... grip
Paul Sammon .... still photographer (as Paul M. Sammon)
Ryan Sheridan .... technician: high definition camera
Tim Speed .... dimmer operator
Mick Spitalnick .... best boy grip
Bruce Swift .... key grip
Conner Vandeer .... electrician (as Connor Vandeer)
Eric West .... electrician
Ken Glassing .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Animation Department
Peter Konig .... animation supervisor
Eric Lees .... animator
Brian Mendenhall .... animator
Casting Department
Jan Powell .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathleen Brodbeck .... costume supervisor
Florence Gan .... set costumer
Shirley Kurata .... set costumer
Laura E. Little .... set costumer (as Laura Little)
Janice Zeller Ryan .... set costumer (as Janice Zeller)
Editorial Department
Rob Bonz .... assistant editor
Matthew W. Johnson .... on-line editor
Kevin Rose-Williams .... assistant editor (as Kevin Rose Williams)
Music Department
Anna Bonn .... orchestrator
Christine H. Luethje .... music editor (as Christine Luethje)
John W. Morgan .... orchestrator (as John Morgan)
William T. Stromberg .... conductor (as William Stromberg)
William T. Stromberg .... orchestrator (as William Stromberg)
Transportation Department
Jerry Drake .... transportation co-captain
Ray Joyce .... driver
Jody Kreinbrink .... driver
Dennis Milliken .... transportation captain
Brenda Ryan .... driver
Marshall Taylor .... transportation co-captain
Other crew
Chris Baugh .... location manager
David C. Bernat .... assistant production office coordinator
Jeanne Bertsch .... craft service
Monica Brinn .... production assistant
Damon E. Burke .... key set production assistant
Faith Conroy .... script supervisor
Mykel Denis .... production coordinator
Eileen M. Dennis .... first assistant accountant
Kelvin Garvanne .... stand-in
Arkadiusz Grzegorzak .... creator:
Lee Hahn .... facilities assistant
Stephanie James .... production assistant (as Stephanie Fike)
David Kessler .... set medic
Patrice King .... set medic
Shawn Marchetti .... production office assistant
Rob McCabe .... stand-in: key utility
Ryan Sheridan .... HDTV technician
Darius Siwek .... production assistant
Lora Umphress .... payroll accountant
Kenny Vasquez .... production assistant
Sophia N. von Bülow .... production accountant
Phil Benson .... special thanks
Alec Gillis .... special thanks
Alan Marshall .... special thanks
Cheryl Nardi .... special thanks
Gary Rydstrom .... special thanks
Paul Verhoeven .... special thanks
Tom Woodruff Jr. .... special thanks (as Tom Woodruff)

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Rated R for violence, sexual content and brief language
USA:88 min | 92 min (DVD version)
Aspect Ratio:
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The character of Captain Dax is named for Col. Dax in Paths of Glory (1957), played by Kirk Douglas. Both men are officers who become disenfranchised and feel betrayed by their own military.See more »
Audio/visual unsynchronized: 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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112 out of 150 people found the following review useful.
Not even particularly good for a B-movie, 20 August 2004
Author: Grann-Bach ( from Denmark

From the very first frame of this film to the very last, it's completely obvious that it's a B-movie. A modern, low-budget, direct-to-video no less, action-B-movie. As a follow-up to the first, it's very bad. It turns the plot and theme of the first completely around. The plot is lame, and very unoriginal. The acting is horrible; there were times when it felt like a comedy, or a parody of the first. The characters are badly written cliches, derived from war movies and other B-movies. The cinematography is amateurish and lesser than that of the typical level of early film-student test film(believe me, it really is that bad). The director(or possibly the director of photography, or maybe the cameramen) seems to have a fetish for pointless and very quick zooming shots, and there seems to be quite a lot of camera angles that are zoomed much too far in. I also hated a few of the pan shots, but there were not as many as the zoom shots, and they were somewhat far between. The special effects are quite awful, though there were one or two effects that looked decent. The heroism and stereotyping of the main character/hero is ludicrous. I couldn't stop laughing at the scenes where he tries to look heroic. The whole film is quite laughable. The attempts at humor are cringe-worthy, and almost every scene that is supposed to inspire fear, tension or horror, inspired laughter and mockery instead. The dialog is ridiculous, and very badly written. The action is tame and never really intense. The horror elements are derivative of several much better movies, and generally don't work like they're supposed to, for various reasons(bad special effects,bad acting, bad camera angle). I know that this was direct-to-video, low-budget, and was possibly even intended as a B-movie, but come on, you can do better than this. Almost anyone could. I would guess that, given the same budget(about six million dollars, I think), I could have supplied a better, more interesting 90 minute flick. None of the limitations can be used to excuse how bad the film is. Direct-to-video? Please. So was Children of the Corn IV and American Psycho 2, and at least they were somewhat entertaining and much more professionally made. Low budget? Two words: El Mariachi. B-movie? Honestly... there are plenty of much more entertaining B-movies out there. Take Barb Wire, for example. All in all, a pretty bad film, but fans of B-movies might enjoy it. I recommend this only to fans of B-movies, and people who wished the first had been more like a B-movie. Fans of the first should stay away. I don't regret watching this, though. It was good for a laugh, and knowing that it's so bad is better than wondering about it. If you somehow, as a fan of the first, see this movie, try to think of it as comic relief, a spoof of the first. It'll soften the blow. 1/10

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