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The Ant Bully

Released

Jul 27, 2006

Latest Home Video

Nov 27, 2006

MPAA Rating

PG

Cast

Paul Giamatti
Julia Roberts
Nicolas Cage
Meryl Streep
Regina King

Studio

2006 Warner Home Video

Still shot from the movie: The Ant Bully.

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Synopsis

After being bullied at school and neglected at home, Lucas decides to pick on something more his size. However, the ants of the hill he chooses do not appreciate his unwarranted attack. To help him understand life from their perspective, the industrious insects give the young boy a taste of his own medicine by shrinking him and bringing him into the colony.

Content Details

Why Is The Ant Bully Rated PG?

The Ant Bully is rated PG some mild rude humor and action

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Although The Ant Bully is aimed at children, the film contains plenty of perilous scenes and violent warlike portrayals. The local bully and his minions repeatedly abuse Lucas. Later, the insect-sized Lucas is chased through the grass and becomes a tasty dinner morsel for a hungry frog. Inside the frog, Lucas sees a half decomposed bug in the stomach acid. The film also depicts brief buttock nudity, some scatological comments and veiled sexual remarks.

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Wayne Szalinski is on the verge of a new discovery when he accidentally reduces his children to miniscule proportions in Honey I Shrunk the Kids. An unhappy ant trying to break out of the conformist attitude of his colony becomes involved in all out war against some termites in the animated film Antz. A group of menacing grasshoppers demand that a group of hardworking insects hand over their food supply in A Bug’s Life.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
G
AB G
MB Not Rated -----
ON Not Rated
QC Not Rated
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: G

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Details on home video releases of The Ant Bully...

DVD Release Date: 28 November 2006

Presented in either wide or full screen, the DVD release of Ant Bully is crawling with extras, like seven animated shorts, additional scenes and an ant habitat TV screensaver. For those who would like to get an up-close look at this movie, the featurette It Takes a Colony explores the giant filmmaking process from a tiny perspective. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1) and Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.

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