Starship Troopers Reviews

September 7, 2011
May 29, 2002
Lacks the courage of the book's fascist conclusions.
April 12, 2002
Lacking the sophistication of the average comic book, it compensates with panoramic attack sequences, reminiscent of the Japanese swarm attacks in American war movies.
February 14, 2001
A jaw-dropping experience, so rigorously one-dimensional and free from even the pretense of intelligence it's hard not to be astonished and even mesmerized by what is on the screen.
January 1, 2000
Maybe the filmmakers are so lost in their slambang visual effects that they don't give a hoot about the movie's scariest implications.
January 1, 2000
As written by Ed Neumeier, who also wrote Verhoeven's much tighter Robocop, Starship Troopers never gets over its 180-degree swivel from teen-age love story to murderous destruction.
January 1, 2000
Director Paul Verhoeven is back in his subversively nimble RoboCop groove with the uproariously cheeky Starship Troopers.
January 1, 2000
The action sequences are heavily laden with special effects, but curiously joyless.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
May just be the bug movie to end all bug movies.
January 1, 2000
The most audacious pop-cultural amalgam since Star Wars.
January 1, 2000
Manages to be both fun and shocking -- sometimes in the same shot.
January 1, 2000
Flawed but fun.
November 7, 1997