|Formats:||PG DVD, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Joan Weldon, James Whitmore, James Arness, Edmund Gwenn|
|Studio:||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
|Collections:||Alien Invasion, B Movies, Barely Scary, Beasties, Budget Animal Horror, Budget Beasts, Freaks and Beasts, Freaks and beasts|
|1hr 28 mins||PG|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||1 hour 28 minutes|
|Rental release:||Limited availability|
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A trendsetterBy a customer from Birmingham, UK , 23 Dec 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]First of all, I was impressed with the quality of the print transfered to DVD - you would think that this film was made yesterday rather than fifty years ago.
Unlike most B movie creature features the villains (the ants) get introduced fairly early on in the film, and most of the movie is concerned with tracking down escapees from the original nest to prevent new colonies being established. While I doubt this film will inspire the same horror and dread that a viewer in the 1950s would have thought, it still moves with sufficient pace and action to satisfy a modern viewer.
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Unable To sayBy a customer , 29 Nov 2013Did not watch this film so cannot comment on my opinions. Sorry folks!!! Reading the previous comments maybe I should have made the time and watched it.
blast from the pastBy chabhoy (1 review) , 24 Nov 2013Remember this from my childhood watching bbc2 on a saturday night after my nan had fallen asleep, timeless B movie brilliance
Probably the best Bee feature, sorry Ants!By Ulysess (12 reviews) from Belfast , 04 Aug 2013I remember this film used to be a staple of BBC2 horror and sci-fi slots in the 1970s and early 80s and I loved it as a kid and was amazed to discover my own son enjoyed it just as much today. Just shows you that you can't beat a good creature feature.
A golden oldieBy RichClement (16 reviews) , 14 May 2013
[Highly rated reviewer]A classic film from a golden age, a simple idea made very watchable by a great cast and punchy dialogue, the old man is great in it and is the heart of the film for me. It makes you wonder where it all went wrong in tinsle town! Loved it.
Enjoyable B movie fun!By a customer , 05 May 2013Much better than I thought it was going to be, effects were very good considering the time. Good acting, well paced film, enjoyable! Would definitely recommend if you like black and white films.