|Genre||:||Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction|
Movie: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between mankind and an arachnoid species known as "the Bugs".
Written by Gimly on August 29, 2017
A rare example of when a bad adaptation of a book winds up making a good standalone movie. Near Kubrick-ian in its wartime satire, Starship Troopers is, before it is anything else, fun. Final rating:★★★★ - Very strong appeal. A personal favourite.