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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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Phil Tippett

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Edward Neumeier (as Ed Neumeier)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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
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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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Official Sites:

Columbia-Tristar

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 2004 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation See more »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The storm clouds are actually toilet paper tubes with cotton stuck to them, slowly rolled forward. They were darkened and layered digitally. See more »

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For some reason all the Mobile Infantry patches on the jackets are sewn upside down. The MI is now WI. See more »

Quotes

[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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References Paths of Glory (1957) See more »

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not that bad
28 December 2004 | by actionmoviestarSee all my reviews

"Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation" is unlike your typical sequel to a big budget sci-fi action film. It is not surprising that this film is released 6 1/2 years after the original one(the first film was released in November 1997). However, I will not say that I was ecstatic about hearing about a sequel to one of my favorite movies of all time. I was much disappointed that none of the lead characters from the first film did not return for this sequel(if they would ever). Getting pass it, the film picks up after the first film,with a whole new gang of troopers fighting the monstrous alien bugs. You would think this movie would just be like the first "Starship Troopers:" excessive gore, gratuitous nudity and romantic subplots, but it is hardly any reflection on the first film. This film is darker in it's tone and nature. I went into watching this movie with a open mind, because I knew it would not be better than the first "Starship Troopers." One thing I did like in this movie is the twist. I was not expecting that to happen. I'm not gonna say anything else because I don't want to ruin anything. Anyway rent it or watch it on t.v.


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