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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Lacks the courage of the book's fascist conclusions."
‑ Scott Rosenberg,
"The action sequences are heavily laden with special effects, but curiously joyless."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
""Starship Troopers" is a war satire that outshines even Kubrick's great film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.""
‑ Cole Smithey,
"Paul Verhoeven's satiric, 1997, sci-fi, war-movie romance is admittedly an acquired taste."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Utter stupidities and other scientific impossibilities litter the script like trooper body parts . . . [yet] the film does something right"
‑ Brian Mckay,
"Lacking the sophistication of the average comic book, it compensates with panoramic attack sequences, reminiscent of the Japanese swarm attacks in American war movies."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"Massive, hilarious and thrilling. I went to lunch a few times with a girl who despised this movie. I was forced to conclude that she's not very smart."
‑ Gregory Weinkauf, ‹berCinť
"...boasts a tongue-in-cheek, downright campy sensibility that ultimately pervades every aspect of the proceedings."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Are these ever mean bugs!"
‑ Gary Brown, Houston Community Newspapers
"What galls me is the film's marketing, moral and ideological cynicism."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"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."
‑ Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
"Gory, scary, violent sci-fi is too intense for kids."
‑ Charles Cassady, Common Sense Media
"Insanely subversive...functions as a visually dazzling science-fiction action picture, a philosophical challenge, and a hilarious, incisive comedy. [Blu-Ray]"
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"More effective as a satire than as an action extravaganza."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"Cut Paul Verhoeven some slack!"
‑ Christopher Null,
More reviews for Starship Troopers on Rotten Tomatoes

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