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Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)

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Johnny Rico is called back into action to defeat the bugs.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Keogh ...
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The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot Lola Beck. It's up to Colonel/General Johnny Rico, reluctant hero of the original Bug Invasion on Planet P, to lead a team of Troopers on a daring rescue mission. Written by Anonymous

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The bugs are back, prepare for attack! See more »

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Rated R for violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 August 2008 (USA)  »

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SST 3: Marauder  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Sarah Douglas was initially approached to play Admiral Enolo Phid in this film. Ultimately, they went with Amanda Donohoe in her place instead. See more »


There are five people in the scene where Captain Lola Beck slaps the cook. In the next shot we see six people walking. And the next shot it's five again. In fact, the last two fade into each other and it's clearly seen that the number of people is different. See more »


Johnny Rico: Are you ready for Marauder? Join the Mobile Infantry and see if you have what it takes to be a citizen.
Johnny Rico: See you on the bounce, trooper!
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Written by Vincent Hamel, Charles Hamel & Jerome St. Jean
Produced by Les Doux Cactus
Courtesy of Hamelman Productions
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Too Far
18 July 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This movie could have been so good, to bad they screwed it up.

I like the idea of the Marauder Project but the CGI animating it is very weak. So is the bug animation. Even the first movie looked better than this one and that was made in '97. I would say the CGI in this movie is on the same level as Robocop 2 which was made 18 years ago.

The story is consistent and entertaining except for the last few minutes. I liked the heavy combats, the mysteries and the political twists. It was interesting to see how a few men in power can manipulate the "truth" if you give up democracy. For the most part the movie kept the tone and the intensity of the first one but then they had to ruin it with the religious crap and cheesy love scenes at the end.

My opinion is that they took it too far with the bugs. For example with the exploding grenade bugs that you see in the first few minutes. Also the bugs' strength is their short lifespan hence their ability to evolve quickly. So, in my opinion this is in direct contradiction with the big bugs that lives for a really long time. But I'm no biologist and this is not a documentary movie.

You can notice that I did not mention Starship Troopers 2. I don't know why people embarrass themselves with movies like ST2 (or even ST3) if they don't have the budget to make a decent movie. ST2 showed just a bunch of amateur actors reading script from the autocue.

So to sum it up I don't regret the 100 minutes spent watching the movie but it will definitely not go into my personal collection.

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