John Ratzenberger as P. Ooh, ooh, I know, I know, I could lather up a bunch of spit! Whereas most of the grasshoppers consider the ants harmless, Hopper is aware that the ants outnumber them, and therefore plots to kill the queen ant to frighten them into submission. David Lander as Thumpera psychotic, feral and vicious grasshopper which his owner, Hopper, uses to punish Dot.
He is the reformed antagonist of the film.
This caused him to fire his entire troupe, until a foot-long line of flies arrived outside the circus tent, wanting to see the "Flaming Death" act again. He uses a few German words now and then, particularly when he is very scared.
Francis seems to have a strong friendship with Slim and Heimlich. Francis is frustrated by constantly being mistaken for a female; an obvious pun on the name of his species. His personality is very melodramatic and dignified.
His magic act is not appreciated well by the flies in the usual audience; but the grasshoppers, when he is set to distract them, take it seriously. Edie McClurg as Dr. The plan nearly works, but P.
Brad Garrett as Dima rhinoceros beetle who has a childlike, impressionable, but clear-sighted character. As the group convenes, Flik then thinks up a new idea: At the end of the film, he pops from his chrysalis and sprouts a pair of tiny wings, but remains flightless due to his obesity.
She also starts to find herself falling in love with Flik and the feeling is mutual. Hopper reminds him and the gang that if they do not keep the ants living in fear, the ants might use their superior numbers "a hundred to one," he estimates to run the grasshoppers out of the colony for good.
Phyllis Diller as The Queen. The gang sets out for the island to collect their due. There are numerous clever, nail-biting rescues, and the chief baddie is the only fatality.
She starts the movie unable to fly, but ultimately finds herself able to fly when her survival depends on it. The ants put their food-gathering work on hold to carry out this project. As the ruler of the colony, she is an ancient ant, who is due to give up her crown to her eldest daughter Atta.
Tuck and Roll occasionally argue, but are usually the best of friends. They act as cannonballs in P. Just as the grasshopper gang is arriving to take their annual tribute of food from the ants, Flik accidentally knocks the entire offering into the water.
They like the sound of the phrase "You fired! Manny is aggressive towards Flik at the beginning of their acquaintance, but grows to like him.
During this, Manny performs his magic act, wherein Gypsy takes the place of the Queen as if to be a transformation in his Chinese Cabinet.A Bug's Life is a fun little movie that can nevertheless be taken way too seriously and thereby used as a basis for discussion and analysis for a beginning Economics or Government class.
Below is. A Bug's Life Embark on an incredible journey with one little ant as he searches for a brave band of warriors to help him battle the bullying grasshoppers who threaten his home.
When he stumbles on a bumbling troupe of circus bugs instead, their only hope for victory is the bond of friendship and the awesome power of imagination. Nov 25, · Watch video · Antz is a good film, but I enjoyed Bug's Life a bit more.
I can't remember a Pixar animation, other than the two Toy Story films, that I was laughing so hard. The animation is clean, the story is original and doesn't preach/10(K).
It looks like you've lost connection to our server. Please check your internet connection or reload this page. A Bug's Life has NewsRadio's Dave Foley providing his voice as Flik, an All-American ant-next-door type who is inventive, brave, and loyal.
Helped by outstanding voice talent, the rest of the movie's characters are quirky and endearing enough to make you forget they are computer-animated. A Bug's Life () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more IMDb.
Movies, TV & Showtimes. Blade Runner () # on IMDb Top Rated Flik volunteers to go out into the world and search for a group of 'warrior' bugs.
Instead, what he got was a talented group of circus performers.Download