FILM RoboCop Paul Verhoeven, 1987, 99’ In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. Part man, part machine. All cop. The future of law enforcement. FILM Starship Troopers Paul Verhoeven, 1997, 129’ “Come on, you apes! You wanta live forever?” Unknown platoon sergeant, 19181 FILM Showgirls Paul Verhoeven, 1995, 131’ “One of the great American films of the last few years. It’s Verhoeven’s best American film and his most personal. In Starship Troopers (1997), he uses various effects to help everything go down smoothly, but he’s totally exposed in Showgirls.