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".
- Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
- Studio: Touchstone Pictures, Big Bug Pictures, Digital Image Associates
- Keyword: moon, based on novel or book, asteroid, spacecraft, space marine, intelligence, buenos aires, argentina, space battle, dystopia, army, giant insect, satire, creature, soldier, drill instructor, military, bugs
- Cast: Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, Jake Busey, Neil Patrick Harris, Clancy Brown