• Antz (1998)


Release Date: October 2nd, 1998

DVD Release Date: March 23rd, 1999

PG |1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary

Z the worker ant (Woody Allen) strives to reconcile his own individuality with the communal work-ethic of the ant colony. He falls in love with ant-Princess Bala (Sharon Stone), Z strives to make social inroads, and then must save the ant colony from the treacherous scheming of the evil General Mandible (Gene Hackman) that threaten to wipe out the entire worker population.

Cast: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone, Christopher Walken, Danny Glover, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin

Director: Eric Darnell , Tim Johnson

Genres: Animated , Fantasy , Romantic comedy , Children , Comedy , Adventure

Production Co: DreamWorks SKG, Pacific Data Images (PDI)

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG

Keywords: Soldier, Love, Cheeky, Playful, Rivalry, Quest, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It's sharp and funny--not a children's movie, but one of those hybrids that works on different levels for different ages. show more

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Pure fun. show more

  • 88
    New York Daily News

    A bug-eyed marvel. [2 October 1998, p. 56]

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Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)