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".

  1. Robert A. Heinlein


  2. Edward Neumeier


  3. Paul Verhoeven


Top Billed Cast

  1. Casper Van Dien

    Casper Van Dien

    Johnny Rico

  2. Dina Meyer

    Dina Meyer

    Dizzy Flores

  3. Denise Richards

    Denise Richards

    Carmen Ibañez

  4. Jake Busey

    Jake Busey

    Private Ace Levy

  5. Neil Patrick Harris

    Neil Patrick Harris

    Colonel Carl Jenkins

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 4, 1997


  • November 7, 1997


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 9m

Budget $105,000,000.00

Revenue $121,214,377.00

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