- Director Paul Verhoeven
- Runtime 2 hours 15 minutes
- Genres Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science-Fiction
- Language English
The only good bug is a dead bug.
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".