Plot: In the distant future high school kids are encouraged to become citizens by joining the military. What they don’t know is that they’ll soon be engaged in a full scale war against a planet of alien insects. The fight is on to ensure the safety of humanity.

Rating: R for graphic sci-fi violence and gore, and for some language and nudity

Directed By: Paul Verhoeven

Written By: Ed Neumeier and Robert A. Heinlein

Production: Tristar Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Big Bug Pictures

In Theaters: November 07, 1997

Box Office: $54,700,065 (USA)

Budget: $100,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 2 hr. 9 mins.

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Johnny Rico – Casper Van Dien
Dizzy Flores – Dina Meyer
Lt. Carmen Ibanez – Denise Richards
Ace Levy – Jake Busey
Carl Jenkins – Neil Patrick Harris
Sgt. Zim – Clancy Brown
Sugar Watkins – Seth Gilliam
Zander Barcalow – Patrick Muldoon
Jean Rasczak – Michael Ironside
Biology Teacher – Rue McClanahan
General Owen – Marshall Bell

Breckinridge – Eric Bruskotter
Kitten Smith – Matt Levin
Katrina – Blake Lindsley
Shujimi – Anthony Ruivivar
Captain Deladier – Brenda Strong
Commanding Officer – Dean Norris
Mr. Rico – Christopher Curry
Mrs. Rico – Lenore Kasdorf
Djana’D – Tami-Adrian George
Corporal Bronski – Teo
Lt. Willy – Steven Ford
Corporal Birdie – Ungela Brockman
Sgt. Gillespie – Curnal Aulisio