A Bug’s Life (1998)
Director: John Lasseter / Andrew Stanton
Writers: Andrew Stanton, Don McEnery, Bob Shaw
Cast: David Foley, Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere
Region: United States
Released: 1998-11-25 (USA)
Length: 95 minutes
Also known as: A Bug’s Life (Hong Kong)
Rating: IMDB 7.2/ Rotten Tomatoes 92%
Fili is not very popular in the ant kingdom. Although he invented an advanced harvester, he got into a catastrophe by accident. The princess sister Xiaobudian was captured by the locust enemy, and the ant’s food was also damaged. threatened by locusts. Even though Philip rescued the little one, he was still driven out of the ant kingdom. Only when he finds a way to deal with the locusts in the outside world can he return home.
Fili encounters a troop of insects from a circus in the city. Reptiles, butterflies, ladybugs, bedbugs, they all seem to have special skills, which makes Philip very excited, so Philip invites them back to the ant kingdom to deal with the locusts. A fierce battle is about to begin, and the insects become more courageous, and join Philip in the struggle. Fili, who is both wise and brave, finally returned to the ant kingdom and was appreciated by everyone.
“A Bug’s Life” is a 1998 computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Andrew Stanton, and features the voices of Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Hayden Panettiere, among others.
The plot of the movie revolves around a misfit ant named Flik who is looking to make a difference in his colony’s life. Flik accidentally destroys the food supply for the colony, which was intended to be used as an offering to a group of grasshoppers who threaten to destroy the colony if they don’t receive the offering.
Flik then embarks on a journey to find “warrior bugs” who can help the colony fight off the grasshoppers. Flik eventually discovers a group of circus bugs, who he mistakes for real warriors, and convinces them to come to the colony and help. The circus bugs, however, are not warriors, and Flik’s plan to save the colony begins to unravel.
“A Bug’s Life” was praised for its animation, humor, and the voice performances of its cast. The film was also noted for its exploration of themes such as the power of individuality and the strength of community. It was a commercial success, grossing over $363 million worldwide, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Musical or Comedy Score.
Overall, “A Bug’s Life” is a fun and entertaining movie that appeals to both children and adults, with its creative story and endearing characters.