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Starship Troopers

Original title
Starship Troopers
Running time
129 min.
United States United States
Edward Neumeier (Novel: Robert Henlein)
Basil Poledouris
Jost Vacano
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TriStar Pictures / Touchstone Pictures
Sci-Fi. Fantasy. Action | Satire. Aliens. Monsters. Cult Movie
Movie Groups
Starship Troopers | Robert A. Heinlein Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
In the society of the future, people have to undergo military service in order to attain citizenship. Johnny Rico, his girlfriend Carmen Ibanez and two other friends enlist for military service soon after leaving school. They are required to undergo tough and brutal training. An asteroid then appears out of Klendathu space and strikes Buenos Aires, killing Johnny’s parents. Earth declares war against the Klendathu. Johnny immediately enlists. Despatched into combat, they arrive at the Klendathu homeworld and find themselves up against an enemy that consists of heavily armoured and near invincible insect creatures that slaughter the human troops en masse.
1997: Nominated for Oscar: Best Visual Effects
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