"Starship Troopers" quotes

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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".

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Writer: Edward Neumeier, Robert A. Heinlein
Production: N/A
Year: 1997
MetaScore: 51/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: $54,814,377
Released: 07 Nov 1997
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 16 nominations total

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What mysteries will the Brain Bug reveal - Starship Troopers 00:50 What mysteries will the Brain Bug reveal Source of the bug meteor that destroyed Buenos Aires - Starship Troopers 01:01 Source of the bug meteor that destroyed Buenos Aires Would you like to know more - Starship Troopers 00:43 Would you like to know more I want to be a citizen - Starship Troopers 00:05 I want to be a citizen It's afraid - Starship Troopers 00:11 It's afraid I am not going on vacation - Starship Troopers 00:41 I am not going on vacation A planet hostile to life as we know it - Starship Troopers 00:15 A planet hostile to life as we know it The devastation we are seeing is unparalleled - Starship Troopers 00:57 The devastation we are seeing is unparalleled People making a better tomorrow - Starship Troopers 01:08 People making a better tomorrow We're going in with first wave - Starship Troopers 00:08 We're going in with first wave Crisis for humankind - Starship Troopers 00:27 Crisis for humankind Everything you've got - Starship Troopers 00:10 Everything you've got Remember your training - Starship Troopers 00:10 Remember your training Everyone is doing their part - Starship Troopers 00:10 Everyone is doing their part Young people all over the globe are joining up to save the future - Starship Troopers 00:15 Young people all over the globe are joining up to save the... No one here in the AQZ knows exactly when the invasion of Klendathu will occur - Starship Troopers 00:17 No one here in the AQZ knows exactly when the invasion of... Steady as she goes - Starship Troopers 00:21 Steady as she goes Don't exceed port speed - Starship Troopers 00:13 Don't exceed port speed This came for you today - Starship Troopers 01:00 This came for you today And it's still 86 percent combat effective - Starship Troopers 00:24 And it's still 86 percent combat effective When a colony reaches a certain size - Starship Troopers 00:28 When a colony reaches a certain size Is it safe We've got to get out of here - Starship Troopers 00:05 Is it safe We've got to get out of here So you haven't done it yet - Starship Troopers 00:26 So you haven't done it yet All right Spread out - Starship Troopers 00:10 All right Spread out You're some kind of big fat smart bug - Starship Troopers 00:09 You're some kind of big fat smart bug This is Roughneck Two Zero One - Starship Troopers 00:15 This is Roughneck Two Zero One Medic God - Starship Troopers 00:07 Medic God You got a bug problem ma'am - Starship Troopers 00:13 You got a bug problem ma'am They sucked his brains out - Starship Troopers 00:10 They sucked his brains out You'll resign and that's all there is to it - Starship Troopers 00:05 You'll resign and that's all there is to it This isn't random or light - Starship Troopers 00:21 This isn't random or light No hard feelings - Starship Troopers 00:26 No hard feelings He's mobile infantry - Starship Troopers 00:36 He's mobile infantry How could this happen - Starship Troopers 00:11 How could this happen Gimme the nuke - Starship Troopers 00:17 Gimme the nuke You still got me to kick around - Starship Troopers 00:06 You still got me to kick around Young people from all over the globe are joining up to fight for the future - Starship Troopers 00:24 Young people from all over the globe are joining up to fight... Shoot a nuke down a bug hole - Starship Troopers 00:08 Shoot a nuke down a bug hole No one here in the AQZ knows exactly - Starship Troopers 00:42 No one here in the AQZ knows exactly We are under attack sir We need retrieval now - Starship Troopers 00:05 We are under attack sir We need retrieval now Your basic Arachnid warrior isn't too smart - Starship Troopers 00:25 Your basic Arachnid warrior isn't too smart Everybody should have a friend like me - Starship Troopers 00:04 Everybody should have a friend like me Join the Mobile Infantry and save the Galaxy - Starship Troopers 00:18 Join the Mobile Infantry and save the Galaxy I'm from Buenos Aires - Starship Troopers 00:13 I'm from Buenos Aires Dominates this galaxy  now and always - Starship Troopers 00:22 Dominates this galaxy now and always One day - Starship Troopers 00:13 One day We have the ships - Starship Troopers 00:37 We have the ships Funny how they always want to be friends after they rip your guts out - Starship Troopers 00:05 Funny how they always want to be friends after they rip your... Fleet just does the flying - Starship Troopers 00:08 Fleet just does the flying What is the moral difference - Starship Troopers 01:01 What is the moral difference Welcome to the Roughnecks - Starship Troopers 00:37 Welcome to the Roughnecks A planet hostile to life - Starship Troopers 00:14 A planet hostile to life Fire in the Hole - Starship Troopers 00:36 Fire in the Hole Who are these kids - Starship Troopers 00:19 Who are these kids Because I got to have you - Starship Troopers 00:15 Because I got to have you Here's the beer - Starship Troopers 00:32 Here's the beer Anytime you think I'm being too tough - Starship Troopers 00:14 Anytime you think I'm being too tough We thought there might be a Brain Bug on 'P' - Starship Troopers 00:32 We thought there might be a Brain Bug on 'P' Our blood - Starship Troopers 00:11 Our blood Rico   you once asked me for advice - Starship Troopers 00:20 Rico you once asked me for advice I don't understand - Starship Troopers 00:42 I don't understand Dizzy was my friend - Starship Troopers 00:30 Dizzy was my friend I need a corporal - Starship Troopers 00:09 I need a corporal I think I got what it takes to be a Citizen - Starship Troopers 00:32 I think I got what it takes to be a Citizen You want to live forever - Starship Troopers 00:07 You want to live forever This is for all you new people - Starship Troopers 00:16 This is for all you new people What mysteries will the Brain Bug reveal - Starship Troopers 00:36 What mysteries will the Brain Bug reveal Crisis for humankind - Starship Troopers 00:36 Crisis for humankind You'll resign and that's all there is to it - Starship Troopers 00:36 You'll resign and that's all there is to it We've just landed here on what cap troopers - Starship Troopers 00:15 We've just landed here on what cap troopers You know these facts - Starship Troopers 00:20 You know these facts The devastation we are seeing is unparalleled - Starship Troopers 00:35 The devastation we are seeing is unparalleled Citizen rule People making a better tomorrow - Starship Troopers 00:36 Citizen rule People making a better tomorrow We are going in with first wave - Starship Troopers 00:07 We are going in with first wave Crisis for humankind - Starship Troopers 00:20 Crisis for humankind Warm it all up - Starship Troopers 00:09 Warm it all up Remember your training and you will make it back alive - Starship Troopers 00:07 Remember your training and you will make it back alive Everyone's doing their part Are you - Starship Troopers 00:05 Everyone's doing their part Are you You wanted to see the galaxy - Starship Troopers 00:07 You wanted to see the galaxy No one here in the AQZ knows exactly - Starship Troopers 00:10 No one here in the AQZ knows exactly Plasma ma'am from the planet - Starship Troopers 00:21 Plasma ma'am from the planet Don't exceed port speed - Starship Troopers 00:13 Don't exceed port speed Silly name - Starship Troopers 00:34 Silly name What's his name - Starship Troopers 00:36 What's his name Your basic Arachnid warrior isn't too smart - Starship Troopers 00:15 Your basic Arachnid warrior isn't too smart When a colony reaches a certain size - Starship Troopers 00:26 When a colony reaches a certain size So you haven't done it yet have you - Starship Troopers 00:20 So you haven't done it yet have you This is Rodger Young Go ahead - Starship Troopers 00:15 This is Rodger Young Go ahead They sucked his brains out - Starship Troopers 00:05 They sucked his brains out This is Zander - Starship Troopers 00:19 This is Zander Do you get me - Starship Troopers 00:12 Do you get me Do you get me - Starship Troopers 00:21 Do you get me Johnny wait - Starship Troopers 00:35 Johnny wait My God - Starship Troopers 00:10 My God Give me the nuke You trying to be a hero Watkins - Starship Troopers 00:10 Give me the nuke You trying to be a hero Watkins And hey you still got me to kick around - Starship Troopers 00:04 And hey you still got me to kick around We're over the target area now Captain - Starship Troopers 00:20 We're over the target area now Captain Hey shoot a nuke down a bug hole you got a lot of dead bugs - Starship Troopers 00:05 Hey shoot a nuke down a bug hole you got a lot of dead bugs Every day Federal scientists are looking for new ways to kill bugs - Starship Troopers 00:20 Every day Federal scientists are looking for new ways to... You know these facts - Starship Troopers 00:10 You know these facts I'm from Buenos Aires and I say kill them all - Starship Troopers 00:04 I'm from Buenos Aires and I say kill them all We must meet the threat with our valour - Starship Troopers 00:17 We must meet the threat with our valour MI does the dying Fleet just does the flying - Starship Troopers 00:05 MI does the dying Fleet just does the flying We have the ships - Starship Troopers 00:29 We have the ships Rico what's the moral difference if any - Starship Troopers 00:30 Rico what's the moral difference if any Here's the beer - Starship Troopers 00:31 Here's the beer Funny how they always want to be friends - Starship Troopers 00:05 Funny how they always want to be friends It's an ugly planet a bug planet - Starship Troopers 00:07 It's an ugly planet a bug planet I had to evade capture The security of the Federation was at stake - Starship Troopers 00:35 I had to evade capture The security of the Federation was at... Who are all these kids We got reinforced - Starship Troopers 00:10 Who are all these kids We got reinforced Johnny I'm dying dying - Starship Troopers 00:14 Johnny I'm dying dying I expect the best and I give the best - Starship Troopers 00:23 I expect the best and I give the best Any time you think I'm being unfair - Starship Troopers 00:14 Any time you think I'm being unfair We thought there might be a Brain Bug on P - Starship Troopers 00:29 We thought there might be a Brain Bug on P You once asked me for advice Want some now - Starship Troopers 00:12 You once asked me for advice Want some now My mother always said violence never solves anything - Starship Troopers 00:30 My mother always said violence never solves anything Well I want to join up - Starship Troopers 00:23 Well I want to join up Sir I don't understand - Starship Troopers 00:32 Sir I don't understand Once somebody asked me - Starship Troopers 00:30 Once somebody asked me I need a corporal - Starship Troopers 00:07 I need a corporal Move Come on you apes - Starship Troopers 00:06 Move Come on you apes This is for all you new people - Starship Troopers 00:13 This is for all you new people I wonder what the city founders of Hiroshima would have to say about that - Starship Troopers 01:26 I wonder what the city founders of Hiroshima would have to... We talked about the veterans - Starship Troopers 02:05 We talked about the veterans

Cast

Johnny Rico - Casper Van Dien
Dizzy Flores - Dina Meyer
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
Captain Deladier - Brenda Strong
Commanding Officer - Dean Norris
Mrs. Rico - Lenore Kasdorf
Lt. Willy - Steven Ford
Corporal Birdie - Ungela Brockman
Sgt. Gillespie - Curnal Achilles Aulisio
Net Correspondent - Greg Travis
Sky Marshall Dienes - Bruce Gray
Sky Marshall Meru - Denise Dowse
Fed Net Announcer - John Cunningham
Recruiting Sergeant - Robert David Hall
Lanny - Brad Kane
Pilot Cadet Stack Lumbreiser - Amy Smart
Engineering Officer - Patrick Bishop
Young Cap Trooper - Hunter Bodine
Little Boy Trooper - Travis Lowen
Late Cadet - Patrick Wolff
Communications Officer - Mara Duronslet
General - Dale Dye
Officer with Morita (as Michael Stokey) - Mike Stokey
Student - Tyrone Tann
Medic - Eric DaRe
Jumpball Referee - Ronald L. Botchan
Young Mother - Stephanie Erb
Stomping Kid - Alexi Lakatos
Stomping Kid - Nathaniel Marshall
Stomping Kid - Austin Sanderford
Stomping Kid - Rhiannon Vigil
Female Trooper - Mylin Brooks
Male Trooper - Armand Darrius
Male Trooper - Kai Lennox
Female Trooper - Dawn E. Anderson
Businessman - David Beckett
MI trooper - William Bradley
Trooper - Greg Bronson
Squad Leader - Jason Thomas Campbell
Buenos Aires Survivor - Jon Davison
Wounded Soldier on gurney - Matt Duggan
Voice heard on speaker when troopers were receiving gear for battle (voice) - R. Lee Ermey
Trooper - Mo Faisal
Female Trooper - Farnaz
Football Quarterback - Michael Gerald
Student - Josh Gilbert
Cpl. Allen - Kaius Harrison
Jump Ball Referee - Bruce Holman
Jumpball Player - Richy B. Jacobs
Male Trooper - Steve Mora
Cheerleader - Brooke Morales
Male Trooper - Jim Morse
Jump Ball #5 Player - Cole Nelson
Defendant - Edward Neumeier
Cadet "flipper" - Tony Nichols
Jumpball Player - Ryan O'Quinn
Academy Soilder - Dan Olivo
Female Trooper - Julie Pinson
School Prom Lead Singer - Zoë Poledouris
Male Trooper Leader - Ray Quiroga
Trooper - David Rey
Female Trooper - Joleen Sanders
Female Trooper - Mary Ann Schmidt
Female Trooper - Julia Self
Student - Parry Shen
Soldier - Jimmy Star
Trooper - Aaron Stielstra
Student / Male Trooper - Claude Stuart
Male Trooper - Jim Templar
Male Trooper - Brian Tochi
Student / Female Trooper - Cari Vega
Medic - Justin Ward
Trooper - Melissa J. Ward
Corporal Bronski -