Insect Movies

List of the best insect movies selected by visitors to our site: Minuscule 2: Mandibles From Far Away, 7 Guardians of the Tomb, Insect, Maya the Bee: The Honey Games, Woman Walks Ahead, Hereditary, Colette, In Fabric, Welcome the Stranger, Lucky
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Minuscule 2: Mandibles From Far Away (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, China
CharactersBeetles, Insects
StyleFor children

In the conditioning unit of a small chestnut can factory in a quiet little country village as winter slowly settles, a young ladybug gets trapped by accident in a cardboard box shipped to the Caribbean. His parent sets off for the paradise archipelago to find his little kid and free him. Once he finally makes it there, our hero finds himself entrusted with a double mission: find his offspring and save his new Caribbean ladybug friends’ home threatened by a human construction site. Thankfully our hero will be able to count on his friend the black ant that flies to the rescue from the other side of the world.

7 Guardians of the Tomb (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrehorror, action, adventure
CountryChina, Australia, Russia, Thailand
CharactersDiggers, Insects, Spiders, Archaeologists, Emperors
PlaceTomb, China

An innocent discovery of a well-preserved mummified Emperor from 200 BC China unearths a 2000 year old nightmare - a secret that should have remained buried.

Insect (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia
CharactersActors, Insects, Dogs, Cannibals, Ants, Old man, Tourists, Beetles, Babies
PlotJealousy, Hunger, Chase
StyleNot for everyone

The Dung Beetle is late, the Parasite is asleep and Mrs Larva is more interested in her knitting than the director’s instructions. It’s clear: this amateur theatre company has a long way to go before they can perform their version of The Insect Play, a famous satirical work from 1922 by the brothers Karel and Josef Čapek which features insects with decidedly human traits: greed, egocentrism, jealousy.

Maya the Bee: The Honey Games (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, Australia
CharactersBees, Insects
StyleFor children, Light, Cute, Touching, Inspirational

When an overenthusiastic Maya accidentally embarrasses the Empress of Buzztropolis, she is forced to unite with a team of misfit bugs and compete in the Honey Games for a chance to save her hive.

Woman Walks Ahead (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, western, biography, history
CharactersFriends, Indians, Horses, Insects, Eagle
PlotTime travel, Snow
PlaceNew York, USA, Trains

In 1890, Catherine Weldon, a painter from New York, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes involved in the struggle of the Lakota people to get the Government respects their rights over the land where they live.

Hereditary (2018)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersDemons, Family, Dogs, Students, Teachers, Insects
PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts, Funeral, Computers, Mystery, Loneliness
StyleCreepy, Unexpected ending

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Colette (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
CharactersGeniuses, Writers, Strong women, Photographers, Insects
PlotMoney, Divorce, Dancing, On real events
PlaceTrains, Party, France
StyleFor girls, Womens in main roles, Inspirational, Fascinating

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

In Fabric (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, comedy, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGirlfriends, Insects, Models
PlotSupernatural, Dancing
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

A haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store, following the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences.

Welcome the Stranger (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 4.7)
Genredrama, detective
PlotRelationship, Mental disorders
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Alice arrives unannounced at her estranged brother Ethan's house in an attempt to reconcile, but bizarre visions, the return of his strange girlfriend and Alice's paranoia and suspicion force the siblings to cling onto reality amidst mysterious circumstances.

Lucky (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersOld man, Dogs, Turtles, Autistic, Insects, Bartenders, Singers
PlotMeaning of life, Death, Weapon, Mystery, Loneliness
PlaceVillage, Deserts

Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

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Galaxy of Horrors (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryCanada, Italy, Germany
CharactersAliens, Presidential, Insects, Cannibals
PlotTechnology, Computers, Religious
StyleFascinating, Tense, Exciting

Trapped in a damaged cryogenic pod, a man is forced to watch a series of horrific science-fiction tales while his life support systems run out. Featuring eight intense stories of the unknown and other-worldly, equally wonderful and terrifying. Visit the GALAXY OF HORRORS, if you dare! Curated from Rue Morgue & Unstable Ground's Little Terrors Festival.

Woodshock (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersParents, Friends, Mothers, Old man, Spiders, Insects
PlotLove, Depression, Mystery, Mystery, Relationship, Death, Dancing, Money, Mental disorders
PlaceHospitals, USA, Lake
StyleDisturbing, Fascinating

Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWriters, Photographers, Bears, Insects
PlotJealousy, Dancing, Snow, Money, Happiness
PlaceEngland, Trains, Moon
StyleMakes me think

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.

The Crucifixion (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, USA
CharactersDemons, Journalists, Insects, Nuns
PlotExorcism, Investigation, Supernatural, Death
StyleDisturbing, Fascinating

When a priest is jailed for the murder of a nun on whom he was performing an exorcism, an investigative journalist strives to determine whether he in fact murdered a mentally ill person, or if he lost the battle with a demonic presence.

The High Frontier (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersParents, Insects, Smugglers, Deer
PlotTravel, Survival, Cold, Snow, Radio
PlacePrison, Mountains

A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.

The Offering (2016)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySingapore, USA
CharactersDemons, Insects, Reporters
PlotDeath, Investigation, Supernatural, Computers, Internet, Ghosts
StyleDepressive, Tense, Disturbing

When young and successful reporter Jamie finds out that her sister has died in mysterious circumstances, she travels to Singapore to uncover the truth. There, she discovers multiple deaths linked to her sister's and must join forces with her sister's husband in order to defeat a demonic entity that is using new technology to complete an ancient mission.

Bite (2015)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 4.9)
CharactersInsects, Mutant
StyleHeavy, Tense

While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she's able to, she starts exhibiting insect like traits. Between her physical transformation and her wedding anxiety, Casey succumbs to her new instincts and begins creating a hive that not only houses her translucent eggs, but feeds on the flesh of others. As her transformation becomes complete, Casey discovers that everything can change with a single bite.

Stung (2015)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryGermany, USA
CharactersInsects, Dogs, Bartenders, Monsters
PlaceParty, Mansions
StyleTense, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

A fancy garden party turns into upper class prey when a colony of killer wasps mutates into seven foot tall predators.

The Maid's Room (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.5)
CharactersMaids, Ants, Insects
PlotMissing people
PlaceNew York, Mansions
TimeSummer, Night
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing

Drina, a young immigrant working as a live-in maid for a wealthy Long Island family, finds herself entangled in the family's web of dark secrets once she begins to suspect her employer's son has committed a terrible crime.

The Duke of Burgundy (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary
CharactersLesbians, Maids, Insects
PlotObsession, Loneliness
StyleMakes me think

Day in and day out, lovers Cynthia and Evelyn enact an elaborate sadomasochistic fantasy as mistress and maid. But as their ritual of domination and submission begins to turn stale, Cynthia yearns for something more conventional, while Evelyn tries to push their taboos even further.

Blood Glacier (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
CharactersScientists, Dogs, Foxes, Insects, Monsters, Mutant
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

At a climate research station in the Alps, the scientists are stunned as the nearby melting glacier is leaking a red liquid. It quickly turns to be very special juice — with unexpected genetic effects on the local wildlife.

Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Heroes, Aliens, Insects
PlotDeath, Survival
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleHeavy, For men

A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence safely back to Earth. Carl Jenkins, now ministry of Paranormal Warfare, takes the starship on a clandestine mission before its rendezvous with the Alesia and goes missing in the nebula. Now, the battle-hardened troopers are charged with a rescue mission that may lead to a much more sinister consequence than they ever could have imagined....

Dragon Wasps (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 3)
Genrefantastic, action
CharactersScientists, Military, Heroes, Soldier, Insects, Mutant
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Exciting

A scientist enlists the help of the US army to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father, deep in the Belizean jungle. Caught in the crossfire between a brutal guerrilla army controlled by a mystical warlord, they are also confronted by an even bigger terror giant mutated wasps that are, for some reason, thirsty for blood.

Nobody Walks (2012)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.3)
CharactersPoets, Ants, Insects
PlotDancing, Cars
PlaceLos Angeles, School, Party

A young woman's arrival sparks a surge of energy into a laid-back, artistic Los Angeles household, forcing the residents to confront their own fears and desires in an intricate dance of lust, denial and deception.

Restless (2011)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Sisters, Birds, Insects, Pilots, Terminally ill
PlotCancer, Death, Love, Funeral, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Touching, Fancy

A powerful and emotional coming of age story, this remarkable tale is told with honesty and originality that will leave audiences moved. In the film, two outsiders, both shaped by the circumstances that have brought them together, forge a deep and lasting love. Directed by Gus Van Sant, one of the most astute observers of people living life on the edge, comes a take on friendship and young love as engaging and true as it is provocative and stirring.

The Field of Enchantment (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, family, documentary
CharactersFamily, Friends, Insects
PlaceFrance, Nature

A man remembers holidays at his uncle in a little village in the French countryside when he was something like 10. He feels so bored until he finds a pond and starts discovering the life in it.

The Hive (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic

When ants, displaying never-before-seen behavior, seize an island, the controversial Thorax Team is called in to stop the massive threat, only to discover that the ants are controlled by something beyond this world.

Black Swarm (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.9)
CharactersInsects, Bees, Zombie, Heroes, Mutant
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Supernatural, Investigation
PlaceSmall cities
StyleDisturbing, For men

The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's blind friend Beverly Rowe. Devin Hall and the entomologist Katherine Randell are summoned to help with the investigation. Devin is Jane's brother-in-law and former boyfriend, and Jane still has a crush on him. Meanwhile, Kelsey befriends the scientist Eli Giles, who has developed genetically modified wasps to the army as a weapon, and now he is trying to revert the process. When the wasps attack Black Stone, Jane, Devin and Eli team-up to attempt to destroy the swarm.

Bee Movie (2007)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersBeetles, Insects, Bees, Family, Heroes, Friends, Partners
PlaceNew York, Court
StyleExciting, Light

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue us.

Locusts (2005)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama

Dr. Maddy Rierdon, an investigator for the Department of Agriculture, is the only person who can protect America from a deadly breed of bioengineered locusts.

They Nest (2000)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersInsects, Spiders
PlotSurvival, Viruses
PlaceIslands, College, School, Sea, Ships

After freezing up under pressure in the emergency room, Dr. Cahill decides to spend a few months unwinding on a little Maine island where he immediately gets off on the wrong foot with the locals. Meanwhile, a body has washed up on shore infested with a strange type of carnivorous cockroach. But when Dr. Cahill tries to warn the townsfolk of the danger, they are naturally skeptical. Will they realize the truth before it's too late?

Mimic (1997)
Mark2 (imdb: 6)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CharactersScientists, Insects, Mutant
PlaceNew York
StyleDisturbing, Tense

A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human form.

Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CharactersInsects, Dogs
PlotViruses, Death, Investigation, Supernatural, Superpowers
PlaceHotels, Small cities

Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group of townsfolk in a remote hotel.

Love and Monsters (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeens, Insects, Monsters, Losers, Mutant
PlotSurvival, Relationship, Loneliness, Disasters, Apocalypse, Love, Fight
TimePost apocalypse
StyleFancy, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides against all logic to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.

Antz (1998)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersAnts, Insects, Losers, Soldier, Heroes, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Uprising
PlaceNew York
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light

In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a termite army.