Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers
  • 1997
  • US
  • 2h 9min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
  • Cast: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Michael Ironside, Dina Meyer
  • UK release: 2 January 1998

Verhoeven's classic sci-fi actioner is in part a hugely satirical swipe at his adopted homeland's foreign policy, but it's also just an excuse for Verhoeven and effects supervisor Phil Tippett to tip a big box of CGI all over the floor. Fans of the book were livid at the story changes, but the computerised bugs are viscerally nasty. Great fun.

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