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A small worker ant named Z dreams of winning the heart of the beautiful Princess Bala so he convinces his soldier ant buddy to switch places with him. Once the most insignificant of workers, Z may turn out to be the biggest little hero of them all! With a superstar cast including Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone and Woody Allen, everyone will dig this spectacular comedy adventure.
© 1998 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All rights reserved.
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Critics Consensus: Featuring a stellar voice cast, technically dazzling animation, and loads of good humor, Antz should delight both children and adults.
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Common Sense Says
Great effects and characters, but surprisingly violent.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Antz is an animated comedy that will have lots of appeal for teens and adults, especially for fans of Woody Allen's brand of humor -- ironic social commentary and perpetual worry. However, the action in this film is substantial. It's meant to be exaggerated and funny, but though the victims are ants and other insects, for young or sensitive kids they're relatable characters -- – living, breathing beings with human voices. There are many deaths: great battles occur along with the aftermath on fields covered with bodies (and include a sad deathbed scene of a well-liked ant soldier). The strutting villain tortures two heroes and threatens to drown the entire ant colony; the ants escape the rushing waters with no time to spare. Other characters are blown to smithereens or turned to ash. Two couples flirt, fall in love, and kiss. There's some potty language and swearing ("tight-ass," "hell," "damn," "anus," "crap") and the ants have a local pub in which they drink an intoxicating beverage.
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- Genre:Comedy, Family
- Release Date:October 2, 1998
- Audio Format:5.1
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