Live Poll: Paul Verhoeven Face-Off: 'RoboCop' vs. 'Total Recall' vs. 'Starship Troopers'

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Triple Dutch is Paul Verhoeven’s trilogy of hyperviolent, satirical and subversive science-fiction movies made between 1987 and 1997. The stylistically similar threesome remain relevant today for their commentary, unique brand of humor and have developed a devoted cult following.

Which movie from Paul Verhoeven's triple dutch trilogy is your favorite: RoboCop vs. Total Recall vs. Starship Troopers?

See the list of Paul Verhoeven's triple dutch trilogy movies here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls041765524/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/xsZoeoLTuQw/
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All great films, but for me Total Recall takes the cake. A bit of humour, but it takes itself fairly seriously, and a gripping story from one of my favourite fictional writers, Philip K. Dick. If the story were adapted to the 1930's or 50's it could easily be a classic Hitchcock thriller. Something about the "man being hunted down by a professional organisation/killers without any knowledge of why, and being caught up in a complex and sinister conspiracy" is just one of my favourite tropes of all time. Perhaps I was caught up in one myself in a past-life and that's why I'm so fascinated and excited by the concept haha.

Also when Arnold Schwarzenegger plays Arnold Schwarzenegger, 9 times out of 10 you are going to get some golden moments and performances. Couple that with great performances from all the other actors, and Jerry Goldsmiths brilliant score (although the theme definitely ripped off from Conan the Barbarian), good but not superb set-designs/lighting/cinematography (Ridley Scott would have taken it to another level, although it would have been 10x more serious.... in-fact I would have loved to have seen Ridley's take on this story, of course we'd probably have someone like Tom Cruise, Liam Neeson in the lead role instead of a real-life action figure like Schwarzenegger). 
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Urb,

Please change the title of your list from:
Paul Verhoeven Face-Off: RoboCop vs. Total Recall vs. Starship Troopers

To:
Paul Verhoeven Face-Off: 'RoboCop' vs. 'Total Recall' vs. 'Starship Troopers'
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Paul Verhoeven Face-Off: 'RoboCop' vs. 'Total Recall' vs. 'Starship Troopers' .
Which movie from Paul Verhoeven's triple dutch trilogy is your favorite: 'RoboCop' vs. 'Total Recall' vs. 'Starship Troopers'?
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Urb,

Thanks. Title of thread updated accordingly.
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