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Starship Troopers


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Satirical sci-fi adventure starring Casper Van Dien. In the distant future, Earth is involved in a war with the Bugs, a vicious race of giant arachnids from the planet Kiendathu. As the conflict escalates, four high-school friends enlist and embark on a journey into enemy territory. Film of the Day: page 61.
Director Paul Verhoeven (1997, 18)
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Casper van Dien.
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Johnny Rico: Casper van Dien
Dizzy Flores: Dina Meyer
Carmen Ibanez: Denise Richards
Ace Levy: Jake Busey
Carl Jenkins: Neil Patrick Harris
Sergeant Zim: Clancy Brown
Sugar Watkins: Seth Gilliam
Zander Barcalow: Patrick Muldoon
Jean Rasczak: Michael Ironside

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