Starship Troopers

Diz gets killed. The big brain bug sucks the brains out of Carmen's new boyfriend. The Rough Necks capture the brain bug, allowing them to start defeating the bugs. The surviving Rough Necks become high ups in the military. The end becomes one big "sign up NOW!" commercial.

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Continuity mistake: In the first battle with the Roughnecks, Rico, Diz, Ace, and the other guy are confronted by a bug and they shoot at it. If you look at where they are aiming they are shooting above it, but the bullets hit it in the middle. (01:14:20)

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Ace Levy: Don't worry, you still got me to kick around.

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Trivia: In Heinlein's novel, the Mobile Infantry - true to its designation - used suits of powered armor, which have no appearance in the movie. However, this idea inspired the concept of personal high-tech armor in SF, such as Marvel Comics' Iron Man.

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Question: What are the themes of the film and the novel it was based on?

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Chosen answer: Mainly the book is about the war against an alien enemy in a facist society. It goes into considerable detail about the facist society being fully functional, unlike those in the past.

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