9 Hidden Scenes in Starship Troopers

Following is our collection of Starship Troopers facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Starship Troopers film message.

Carmen's Dad was suddenly afraid that he's never going to see her again. He was killed later when a meteor hit Buenos Aires. This was an allusion to the psychics that the Federation is seeking in the early movie propaganda.

Rico is talking to his parents and his dad mentions he would rather take 10 lashes than see his son join the military (which he thinks is a mistake). Later, Rico makes a huge mistake, and is given 10 lashes as punishment.
Rico is talking to his parents and his dad mentions he would rather take 10 lashes than see his son join the military (which he thinks is a mistake). Later, Rico makes a huge mistake, and is given 10 lashes as punishment.

Starship Troopers Movie Trivia Facts

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The cast agreed to do the co-ed shower scene only if the director, Paul Verhoeven agreed to direct the scene naked, which he did.

Starship Troopers Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • When we first see Carmen piloting, the screen indicates she's flying a training ship.

Starship Troopers Hidden Facts

One of the propaganda clips is of a murderer being captured that morning, and was set to be executed at 6 PM. Even if the murderer was captured at 12 AM exactly, that means he was captured, tried, convicted, sentenced, and executed in no more than 18 hours.

. During the background of the Klandathu Drop sequence, we can see a Mobile Infantry solider fall over, this same solider is then seen running back to re join the retreat, re-entering the screen from the left.

1 - The TV journalist killed at the beginning of the film was the first to be shown covering the invasion.
The TV journalist killed at the beginning of the film was the first to be shown covering the invasion.

Dizzy gets taken down and is almost suffocated by Sgt. Zim. In the next scene, she has a bruise covering most of her neck

Starship Troopers poster
Starship Troopers poster

Starship Troopers Plot

Humans in a fascist, militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Starship Troopers. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Paul Verhoeven
Stars Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, Jake Busey
IMDB score 7.2