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Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)

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Johnny Rico is called back into action to defeat the bugs.

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Edward Neumeier (as Ed Neumeier)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Casper Van Dien ... Colonel Johnny Rico
Jolene Blalock ... Captain Lola Beck
Stephen Hogan ... Sky Marshal Omar Anoke
Boris Kodjoe ... Gen. Dix Hauser
Amanda Donohoe ... Admiral Enolo Phid
Marnette Patterson ... Holly Little
Danny Keogh Danny Keogh ... Dr. Wiggs
Stelio Savante ... Chief Bull Brittles
Cécile Breccia ... Lt. Link Manion
Garth Breytenbach Garth Breytenbach ... Pvt. Slug Skinner
Graeme Richards Graeme Richards ... Lt. A. Danner
Tanya van Graan ... Sgt. A. Sunday
Antonio Summerton Antonio Summerton ... Sgt. M. Hightower
Nicole Salandra Nicole Salandra ... Sgt. J. Kirby (as Nicole Tupper)
Cokey Falkow ... Jingo Ryan
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The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot Lola Beck. It's up to Colonel/General Johnny Rico, reluctant hero of the original Bug Invasion on Planet P, to lead a team of Troopers on a daring rescue mission. Written by Anonymous

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The war against the Bugs continues... See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | South Africa | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Starship Troopers 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$415,100
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Jolene Blalock has expressed in multiple interviews that she would be more than willing to reprise her role as Lola Beck in future instalments should the opportunity arise. See more »

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Enjoyable, not the greatest but decent movie
15 January 2010 | by djeb2004See all my reviews

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder. Hmm, well I'll start with the good. There was quite a bit of good in this movie. A great starship troopers movie. Like Casper Van Dien says in the making of the movie, this is the true sequel to starship troopers. Casper Van Dien reprises his role as John Rico. He plays the role great, maybe even better than the first film. Supporting lead cast was good. Boris and Jolene played excellent roles. Special Effects were superior to syfy movies but not up to par as first or second movie. Could have been excellent with more money in the budget. They had the right person for the job in Dennis Stotak. The directing was pretty good for Ed Neumier's first directing job. The fednet sequences are good and campy as the first movie. This movie features more citizen and human depth than war with bugs which made it its own picture. The Marauder's needed more screen time and more money to make better CG effects, but it wasn't awful.

The bad: Money and time. Which about sums up the times you can tell when things were CGI effects or looked visually unappealing. The supporting cast was pretty bad, as in they would destroy the dialog or you couldn't understand them too well with the heavy accents. The weapons looked too bulky but at least they were not lazers. They did shoot actuall shell cased ammunition which was a cool thing from the first film. This movie isn't a good stand alone movie which is not necessarily bad but its great for starship troopers fans, but it won't jolt much excitement from someone who hasn't seen any of the other movies or read the book.

I hope they get a bigger budget and maybe create another movie with some more original cast members and an all out war picture. Just my wishful thinking. 6 out of 10, I did enjoy this movie because I enjoyed the others but if you are not a fan of the others you probably won't enjoy this one.


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