Movies about Ants

List of the best movies about Ants selected by visitors to our site: Ant-Man, The Ant Bully, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Antz, Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants, A Bug's Life, Microcosmos, The Battleship Island, Medicine Man, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Ant-Man (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CharactersSuperhero, Ants, Family, Friends, Heroes, Strong women, Inventors
PlotPeople reduction, Love, Prison Break, Adventure, Rivalry, Technology, Robbery, Chase
PlacePrison, USA
StyleMarvel, Popular, Exciting, Light

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

The Ant Bully (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersBeetles, Ants, Family
PlotAdventure, Revenge
StyleUplifting, Touching, Exciting, Light, Cute

Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the colony," Lucas can only regain his freedom by living with the ants and learning their ways.

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSuperhero, Ants, Partners, Friends, Fathers, Scientists, Thieves, Teachers, Giants
PlotRevenge, People reduction, Love, Technology, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Money
PlaceSchool, College
StyleMarvel, Light, Exciting, Unexpected ending

Just when his time under house arrest is about to end, Scott Lang once again puts his freedom at risk to help Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym dive into the quantum realm and try to accomplish, against time and any chance of success, a very dangerous rescue mission.

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.

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersAnts, Family, Spiders
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
PlaceNature, France, Mountains
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Fancy

In a peaceful little clearing, the remains of a hastily abandoned picnic sparks a battle between two tribes of ants. A bold young ladybug finds himself caught in the middle. He befriends the leader of the black ants, Mandible, and helps him save the anthill from the assault of the terrible red ant warriors, led by the fearful Butor. A fantastic journey at ground level…

A Bug's Life (1998)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersAnts, Losers, Family
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Cheating, Toys
StyleTouching, Exciting

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.

Microcosmos (1996)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Italy
CharactersAnts, Photographers, Spiders, Insects, Bees, Beetles
PlaceFrance, Nature
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

A documentary of insect life in meadows and ponds, using incredible close-ups, slow motion, and time-lapse photography. It includes bees collecting nectar, ladybugs eating mites, snails mating, spiders wrapping their catch, a scarab beetle relentlessly pushing its ball of dung uphill, endless lines of caterpillars, an underwater spider creating an air bubble to live in, and a mosquito hatching.

The Battleship Island (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersFamily, Strong women, Musicians, Soldier, Ants
PlotThe escape, Death, Weapon, Freedom, On real events
PlacePrison, Japan, Islands, Sea, Ships
TimeFuture, Night

During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.

Medicine Man (1992)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CharactersAmazons, Ants, Inventors
PlotCancer, Adventure
PlaceJungle, Village
StyleExciting, Disturbing

An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close to a cure for cancer. When the assistant turns out to be a "mere woman," he rejects her help. Meanwhile the bulldozers get closer to the area in which they are conducting research, and they eventually learn to work together, and begin falling in love.

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family
CharactersFamily, Ants
PlotAdventure, Survival, Technology
StyleExciting, Smart

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

Antboy (2013)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CharactersSuperhero, Family, Heroes, Dogs, Teachers, Ants

12-year-old Pelle accidentally gets bitten by an ant and develops unimaginable superpowers. With help from his friend, comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as the superhero Antboy. Slowly things start to happen in the surburban community, and when a scary and crazy supervillain, Flea, enters the scene, Antboy must step up to the challenge. The first Danish superhero-movie. Based on the books by Kenneth Bøgh Andersen.

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.

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.

Suck Me Shakespeer 2 (2015)
Mark6 (imdb: 6)
CharactersThieves, Strong women, Orphans, Students, Teachers, Hackers, Ants, Monkeys, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Missing people, Mental disorders
PlaceSchool, Aircraft, Party, Germany, Jungle, Village, Ships, Beach

Mr. Müller is not satisfied with his new work at the Goethe-Gesamtschule. The early getting up and correcting exams annoy him. Director Gerster wants to improve the image of the Goethe-Gesamtschule because she wants to be a symbol of the new company. To achieve this, she wants to take away the partnership from the Schillergymnasium with a Thai school. So, Mr. Müller, Mrs. Schnabelstedt and the 10b must go on a school trip to Thailand.

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.

Delirious (1991)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy
CharactersWriters, Horses, Lions, Surgeons, Ants, Drivers
PlaceWall Street, Hotels, Mansions

A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show.

Them! (1954)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic
CharactersMonsters, FBI, Ants
PlotApocalypse, Investigation, Survival
PlaceLos Angeles, Deserts
StyleExciting, Disturbing

As a result of nuclear testing, gigantic, ferocious mutant ants appear in the American desert southwest, and a father-daughter team of entomologists join forces with the state police officer who first discovers their existence, an FBI agent and, eventually, the US Army to eradicate the menace, before it spreads across the continent, and the world.

Un chien andalou (1929)
Markimdb: 7.7
PlotDeath, Dreams, Art

Un Chien Andalou is a classic European avant-garde surrealist film from the cooperation of director Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali. The film changed the way people made movies. Most famous is the scene of a woman’s eye being cut with a knife.

Diamonds of the Night (1964)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
CountryCzechoslovakia, Czech Republic
CharactersAnts, Old man, Hunters
PlotWeapon, Hunger, Travel

A tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a group of old, armed home-guardists. The film goes beyond the themes of war and anti-Nazism and concerns itself with man's struggle to preserve human dignity.

A Twelve-Year Night (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUruguay, Spain, Argentina, France, Germany
PlotPolitical, On real events

Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.

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