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Fri, Mar 29 at Midnight


  • Dir. Paul Verhoeven
  • USA
  • 1997
  • 129 min.
  • R
  • DCP
  • Assistive Listening
  • Hearing Loop

Part of Midnight Movies

Fri, Mar 29 at Midnight: Introduction from film critic Jason Shawhan | BUY TICKETS

Watch as the gorgeous youth of Earth’s most patriotic families battle the unspeakable menace of extraterrestrial bug monsters! Thrill to our way of life trampling un-Earthly arthropods in this galaxy and the next! Make the universe great again! Would you like to know more?

“Seems to be an obvious satire now, but the movie and its marketing mostly played things straight. It was an unpretentious sci-fi action film with a $100 million budget and great special effects. Why shouldn’t it be fun? And in the heady glow of late-’90s American prosperity, it wasn’t particularly obvious that the people STARSHIP TROOPERS was critiquing might have been us.” —Joshua Rivera, The Verge