A Bug's Life

1998

Action / Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family / Fantasy

192
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 92%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 72%
IMDb Rating 7.2 10 231754

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Kevin Spacey as Hopper
Richard Kind as Molt
Ashley Tisdale as Lead Blueberry Scout
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Lee Eisenberg 4 / 10

Sorry, "Antz" is the real deal

It was a surprise when "Antz" and "A Bug's Life" (both computer-animated movies about formicids) got released a month apart in 1998. Most people called "A Bug's Life" the better movie, probably because they found it weird that the former had Woody Allen voicing the main character. Nonetheless, I saw "Antz" and not the latter; a trailer that I saw (preceding "Beloved" of all movies!) made it look childish, particularly with the line "Turn off your butt!"

Well, I've now seen "A Bug's Life". I have to say that "Antz" is the better movie: cleverer and not so silly. "A Bug's Life" has the occasional funny reference to the real world, but it's no match for "Antz".

As for the cast. I don't know who Dave Foley is. It's a bit jarring to hear Kevin Spacey's voice, now that he's fallen from grace. The rest of the cast includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Phyllis Diller, Denis Leary, Madeline Kahn, Roddy McDowall and Edie McClurg. Put another way, it stars Elaine, a comedienne, the ref, Lili von Schtupp, Cornelius and Ferris Bueller's principal's secretary (McClurg also appeared as the clerk who receives a profanity-laden rant from Steve Martin's character in "Planes, Trains and Automobiles").

Reviewed by Jesper Brun 7 / 10

One of the weaker Pixar movies, but still enjoyable.

Pixar really started at the top with the spectacular mega hit Toy Story which still holds up as a great story with great characters. That isn't exactly the same with their second feature A Bug's Life.

The story is not that unique to begin with. Heck, Pixar had a ton to live up to after the surprise of Toy Story, so it is forgivable. Flik is our neurotic main character who longs after being special, but is rejected by his colony which must provide food to feed the tyrannical grasshoppers, lead by Hopper, to avoid them attacking the colony.

Given the fact that Dreamworks' Antz came out shortly before A Bug's Life they are quite similar. I guess you know the controversy surrounding those two movies.

I think they both a good in their own ways, and what makes A Bug's Life good is the colours and the circus bugs as the comedic addition to the plot. They are the highlight of the entire movie and can make both kids and adults laugh.

In my opinion Hopper as a villain is also doing a great job. When his colony of grasshoppers arrived at the ants' near the climax used to scare me as a kid. Their tall and menacing figures slowly emerging from the fog is bone-chilling.

All in all, A Bug's Life is a good children's movie and adults may also find one or two things enjoyable, too. Mainly the circus bugs, though.

Reviewed by Faith Marshall 6 / 10

Sweet

This movie is sweet and well-done, but it's not the best. It doesn't live up to Pixar. I'm not saying that today's Pixar is better than yesterday's--it's quite the opposite. You'd think that the very first Pixar films (and this was one of them) would be the most original and outstanding, but this isn't. It has a really good message, but the plot is O.K. and predictable.

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