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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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Edward Neumeier (as Ed Neumeier)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Casper Van Dien ... Colonel Johnny Rico
Jolene Blalock ... Captain Lola Beck
Stephen Hogan ... Sky Marshal Omar Anoke
Boris Kodjoe ... Gen. Dix Hauser
Amanda Donohoe ... Admiral Enolo Phid
Marnette Patterson ... Holly Little
Danny Keogh Danny Keogh ... Dr. Wiggs
Stelio Savante ... Chief Bull Brittles
Cécile Breccia ... Lt. Link Manion
Garth Breytenbach Garth Breytenbach ... Pvt. Slug Skinner
Graeme Richards Graeme Richards ... Lt. A. Danner
Tanya van Graan ... Sgt. A. Sunday
Antonio Summerton Antonio Summerton ... Sgt. M. Hightower
Nicole Salandra Nicole Salandra ... Sgt. J. Kirby (as Nicole Tupper)
Cokey Falkow ... Jingo Ryan
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Storyline

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

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Country:

USA | South Africa | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Starship Troopers 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$415,100
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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In the opening sequence, the judge's gavel is a commercial-grade cast aluminum meat tenderizer mallet. See more »

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Near the end, Lola hits Sky Marshall Anoke first on the back and then in the face. The face-punch never touches his face. See more »

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Lola Beck: I'm heading for the Fleet marine lander. They've got weapons, and maybe even a com that works. And it's only a hundred klicks away.
Bull Brittles: Only a hundred klicks away? We ain't got rations for that.
Lola Beck: You're fat. You won't need any.
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Well, not as good as the first, but much better than the second
24 June 2008 | by mystemoSee all my reviews

I tell ya I was dying to see this movie when I heard it was going to be released and it is a mixed bag. The Starship Troopers universe is explored in more detail - we see more of the Federation and their behind the scenes antics plus we also get to see what Rico is up to nowadays. You can tell Casper Van Dien has aged from the first movie, but he does such a good job in his role. You can tell his character has been amongst ongoing struggles and has such a commanding presence. And yes he gets his gear off once again (phew, I was hoping). The supporting cast is OK - the Admiral is excellently bitchy and authoritative and the Pilot was very tough and yet feminine, but the rest were merely bodies to fill the screen, in my opinion. The film does touch on a bit of this and a bit of that, but just falls short of feeling substantial, what the first film achieved so successfully. The special effects are adequate for the budget and often look quite OK - there are also a few gory moments for those into exploding heads and such. Probably the most disappointing aspect was not the fact that the ending was awfully soppy, clichéd and predictably going to lend itself for a sequel, but that the Marauder element was so miniscule that if you blinked you'd miss it (relative to the remaining bulk of the film). Hopefully in the next film they push the marauders more and don't get bogged down in too much unnecessary dialogue. But overall Starship Troopers 3 is a worthy watch and a decent followup to the other films. Thankyou for coming back to the series Casper, that's all I can say :)


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