Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation | Release Date: March 12, 1999 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally unfavorable reviews based on 21 Critics
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Even if this movie wasn't based on a computer game, Starship Troopers' reputation would still have just shot up another 50 notches. [19 March 1999, Life, p.11E]
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Chicago TribuneMaureen Ryan
Tries mightily to give these warmed-over cliches the proper seasoning, but in the end, these leftovers fail to satisfy. [12 March 1999, Friday, p.L]
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You won't feel anything. Period. Oh, maybe bored or disoriented by the inside jargon and alien references that will be comprehensible only if you happen to have played the computer game on which Wing Commander is based. [12 March 1999, Calendar, p.F-10]