Starship Troopers 2 - Hero of the Federation (2004)
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Humanity's war against the bugs continues in this sequel to Paul Verhoeven's sci-fi soap opera epic, Starship Troopers. This time, when a squad of troopers is stranded on a bug-infested planet, their only hope for survival lies in an abandoned outpost, where things take a turn for the worse. A lone survivor by the name of Captain Dax (Richard Burgi) awaits them there, locked away for killing his crazed commanding officer. When a group of strangers arrives at the base, the squad is faced with a
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Lt. Pavlov Dill
Pvt. Lei Sahara
General J. G. Shepherd
Sgt. Dede Rake
Pvt. Otis Brick
Pvt. Charlie Soda
Pvt. Billie Otter
Pvt. Jill Sandee
T/Sgt. Ari Peck
Pvt. Kipper Tor
Corporal Joe Griff
Pvt. Duff Horton
Cpl. Thom Kobe
Bobby C. King
...suffers from an egregiously low-rent vibe that effectively distances it from Paul Verhoeven's comparitively masterful 1997 effort.
There are some scenes that will definitely turn your tummy, so if you're squeamish you might want to save this DVD till after the dinner hour.
This is a franchise that deserved better than a straight-to-video sequel . . .
If you liked the original, you'll hate the sequel and everyone involved in the making of it.
Likely to put off fans of the original, pleasing only those who can reap high entertainment value from the bare-bones ingredients of gore, boobs, and bug-splatter.
Audience Reviews for Starship Troopers 2 - Hero of the Federation
- Pvt. Lei Sahara: There're too many of them, Dax!
- Captain Dax: You've gotta tell 'em what you saw, Sahara. You gotta tell 'em about the new bug.
- Pvt. Lei Sahara: You stay here, you'll die!
- Captain Dax: Murderers don't go home.
- Fleet Pilot: You've just killed a general officer, mister!
- Lt. Pavlov Dill: No...They've got places for things like you...Special places...Where they cut you up, BUT THEY KEEP YOU ALIVE WHEN THEY CUT YOU UP, SO THEY CAN SEE WHAT MAKES YOU TICK. SO THEY CAN SEE WHAT MAKES YOU SICK. YEAH...And I'll BE THERE.
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