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Best Bug Movies


  • A Bug's Life

    A Bug's Life (G, 1998)

    Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere, Phyllis Diller
    John Lasseter, director of Pixar's movie phenomenon Toy Story, has set new standards in computer ani... read moremation with this effort, another Disney-released children's epic entitled A Bug's Life. Blending classic Disney storytelling characters and the mysterious underground world of bugs, Lasseter has created a film that can be enjoyed by all audiences, and another franchise in the process. A Bug's Life is a computerized retelling of the Aesop fable The Ant and the Grasshopper, made as a cartoon-short by the one-and-only, Walt Disney, in the mid-'30s. However, A Bug's Life has modernized the story with many new twists and celebrity voices. The story focuses on a colony of ants who seasonally gather food for themselves and a wild gang of rowdy grasshoppers. When bumbling worker ant Flik (David Foley) destroys the food supply, the angry grasshoppers, lead by the maniacally warped Hopper (Kevin Spacey), threaten to kill the ants if they don't produce a new supply of food by the time they return -- an impossible feat. Flik leaves the anthill in search of help in the form of bigger bugs, and to wage war against the grasshoppers. What he doesn't know is he has actually discovered a group of down-on-their-luck traveling circus insects in need of a job. When the ants realize that their heroes are really circus performers (and the circus bugs realize these grasshoppers are really big and mean), the situation goes from bad to worse. Ultimately, the ants use their large numbers to overcome the grasshoppers. ~ Chris Gore, Rovi
    • Deckard42
      Deckard42: A Bug's Life came off the heels of the modern classic, Toy Story, and while it never reaches those
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
    • fb1303250428
      fb1303250428: Though Pixar has stronger all around films, "Bug's Life" boasts some of their funniest scenes and t
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
    • fb1008742212
      fb1008742212: incredibly interesting, serving as an animated adventure which colours its characters so much that bugs have never had more life in them. To kick my review off, I have a lot to say, but I'll begin by
      Reviewed 12 months days ago
  • Antz

    Antz (PG, 1998)

    Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Sylvester Stallone, Gene Hackman, Christopher Walken
    Central Park ant drone Z longs to be an individual of accomplishment, but Z's colony is a society th... read moreat puts the value of the colony over personal achievement. Young Z sets his sites on the colony's Queen daughter Bala- who is uninterested until Z successfully mounts a revolution within the colony for the advancement of individuality.
    • kenscheck
      kenscheck: DreamWorks executive Jeffrey Katzenberg pretty much stole the whole computer animated film focused
      Reviewed 10 months days ago
    • fb516314239
      fb516314239: Even though this movie came out around the same time as "Bug's Life", I think it still did pretty w
      Reviewed 19 months days ago
    • fb667932217
      fb667932217: for an animation, it's too dark, and i don't really like the animation. Not to mention I've seen A
      Reviewed 2 years days ago