Empire of the Ants Poster

Release Date: 1977

DVD Release Date: November 20th, 2001

PG|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
Con artist Marilyn Fryser (Joan Collins) has a steady and profitable racket. Along with an unscrupulous ship captain (Robert Lansing), she takes gullible investors on a cruise of the Everglades and persuades them to invest in a housing development that will never be. But when she and her latest group of suckers go ashore on a small island, they're horrified to discover that illegally dumped toxic waste has created a breed of giant ants set on human destruction.

Cast: Joan Collins, Robert Lansing, John David Carson, Albert Salmi, Jacqueline Scott, Pamela Susan Shoop, Robert Pine, Edward Power

Director: Bert Gordon

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: American Internat'l Pics

Keywords: Escape, 1970s