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16 Reasons Why "Starship Troopers" Is The Best Movie Ever Made

"Come on, you apes! You wanna live forever?"

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1. It was directed by Paul Verhoeven, who also directed RoboCop

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And Total Recall

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Verhoeven also directed Showgirls, but we'll forget about that.

2. The main character is named JOHNNY RICO

played by Casper Van Dien
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played by Casper Van Dien

3. The cast is amazing

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Denise Richards when she was still incredible

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Amy Smart

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Dean Norris before his Breaking Bad fame

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And of course - Neil Patrick Harris

4. Neil Patrick Harris is Psychic and talks to animals

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Also, he has a ferret named Cyrano

5. The plot of the movie is very clear

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6. There is a crazy future version of football where front flipping over opponents makes total sense

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7. There is a hilarious amount of unnecessary violence in basic training

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8. There are crazy human propaganda films throughout the movie.

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No seriously, watch these

9. There is a healthy amount of casual nudity

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10. This may be the best breakup line ever

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11. There are enemies we can all unite against

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Look at these bugs

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Flying bugs!

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GIANT FLAME THROWING BUG

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And of course, the infamous brain bug

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12. Future tattoos are super easy to get

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13. There is a woman in charge of the planet

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14. It's a story about friendship

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15. But also, a love story

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16. And finally, THESE QUOTES

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