A Bug’s Life

On behalf of “oppressed bugs everywhere,” an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
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Credits: TheMovieDb.

Film Cast:

  • Flik (voice): Dave Foley
  • Hopper (voice): Kevin Spacey
  • Atta (voice): Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Narrator (voice): Hayden Panettiere
  • Queen (voice): Phyllis Diller
  • Molt (voice): Richard Kind
  • Slim (voice): David Hyde Pierce
  • Heimlich (voice): Joe Ranft
  • Francis (voice): Denis Leary
  • Manny (voice): Jonathan Harris
  • Gypsy Moth (voice): Madeline Kahn
  • Rosie (voice): Bonnie Hunt
  • Tuck / Roll (voice): Michael McShane
  • P.T. Flea (voice): John Ratzenberger
  • Dim (voice): Brad Garrett
  • Mr. Soil (voice): Roddy McDowall
  • Dr. Flora (voice): Edie McClurg
  • Thorny (voice): Alex Rocco
  • Cornelius (voice): David Ossman
  • Loco (voice): Carlos Alazraqui
  • Thud (voice): Jack Angel
  • Aphie / Male Ants (voice): Bob Bergen
  • (voice): Kimberly J. Brown
  • Harry Mosquito (voice): Rodger Bumpass
  • Ant Boys (voice): Anthony Burch
  • Female Ants (voice): Jennifer Darling
  • Grasshoppers (voice): Rachel Davey
  • Baby Maggots (voice): Debi Derryberry
  • Male Ants (voice): Paul Eiding
  • Female Ants (voice): Jessica Evans
  • Male Ants (voice): Bill Farmer
  • Ants (voice): Sam Gifaldi
  • Grasshopper (voice): Brad Hall
  • Bus Bettle (voice): Jess Harnell
  • Ants (voice): Brenden Hickey
  • Female Ants (voice): Kate Charlotte Hodges
  • Bug (voice): Denise Johnson
  • Thumper (voice): David L. Lander
  • Bug Zapper Bug #1 (voice): John Lasseter
  • Female Ants (voice): Sherry Lynn
  • Cockroach Waitress (voice): Mickie McGowan
  • Fly (voice): Courtland Mead
  • Female Ants (voice): Christina Milian
  • Female Ants (voice): Kelsey Mulrooney
  • Grub (voice): Ryan O’Donohue
  • Grasshopper (voice): Jeff Pidgeon
  • Slick (voice): Phil Proctor
  • Axel (voice): Jan Rabson
  • Ant Boys (voice): Jordan Ranft
  • Fly Brothers (voice): Brian M. Rosen
  • Female Ants (voice): Rebecca Schneider
  • Female Ants (voice): Francesca Marie Smith
  • Bug Zapper Bug #2 (voice): Andrew Stanton
  • Female Ants (voice): Hannah Swanson
  • Female Ants (voice): Russi Taylor
  • Ant Kids (voice): Travis Tedford
  • Lead Blueberry Scout (voice): Ashley Tisdale
  • Ant #1 (voice): Lee Unkrich
  • Ant #2 (voice): Jordan Warkol

Film Crew:

  • Co-Director: Andrew Stanton
  • Editor: Lee Unkrich
  • Story: John Lasseter
  • Second Film Editor: David Ian Salter
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Gary Rydstrom
  • Orchestrator: Don Davis
  • Sound Effects Editor: Pat Jackson
  • Producer: Darla K. Anderson
  • Animation Manager: Kori Rae
  • Original Music Composer: Randy Newman
  • Character Designer: Bob Pauley
  • Art Direction: Tia W. Kratter
  • Supervising Animator: Glenn McQueen
  • Supervising Animator: Rich Quade
  • Lighting Technician: Jean-Claude Kalache
  • Supervising Technical Director: Eben Ostby
  • Lead Set Dresser: Sophie Vincelette
  • Thanks: Katherine Sarafian
  • Casting: Ruth Lambert
  • Casting: Mary Hidalgo
  • Software Engineer: Samuel Lord Black
  • Story: Joe Ranft
  • Thanks: Jonas Rivera
  • CG Painter: Bryn Imagire
  • CG Painter: Glenn Kim
  • CG Painter: Yvonne Herbst
  • Sculptor: Jerome Ranft
  • Sculptor: Norm DeCarlo
  • Visual Development: Peter DeSève
  • Art Department Assistant: Andrea Warren
  • Animation: Billy Merritt
  • Animation Fix Coordinator: Bret ‘Brook’ Parker
  • Set Dresser: David Eisenmann
  • Schedule Coordinator: Sarah Jo Helton
  • Animation: Doug Sweetland
  • Animation: Scott Clark
  • Animation: Andrew Gordon
  • Animation: Shawn Krause
  • Animation: Jeff Pratt
  • Animation: David DeVan
  • Animation: John Kahrs
  • Animation: Bobby Podesta
  • Animation: Kyle Balda
  • Animation: Michael Berenstein
  • Animation: Brett Coderre
  • Animation: Karen Kiser
  • Animation: Daniel Mason
  • Animation: David Tart
  • Animation: Alan Sperling
  • Animation: J. Warren Trezevant
  • Production Intern: Hoon H. Kim
  • Shading: Eliot Smyrl
  • Shading: Brian Green
  • Modeling: Mark Adams
  • Modeling: James Bancroft
  • Lighting Technician: Jason Bickerstaff
  • Modeling: Andrew Schmidt
  • Lighting Technician: Kim White
  • Thanks: Sue Maatouk-Kalache
  • Software Engineer: Daniel McCoy
  • Shading: Ben Jordan
  • Shading: David Batte
  • Lighting Technician: Janet Lucroy
  • Lighting Technician: Joyce Powell
  • Lighting Technician: Lauren Alpert
  • Software Engineer: Brad Andalman
  • Software Engineer: Bena Currin
  • Software Engineer: Thomas Hahn
  • Software Engineer: Ronen Barzel
  • Camera Supervisor: Louis Rivera
  • Software Engineer: Drew Rogge
  • Camera Technician: Don Conway
  • Photoscience Manager: David DiFrancesco
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Erik Forman
  • ADR & Dubbing: Doc Kane
  • ADR Editor: Michael Silvers
  • Sound Design Assistant: Shannon Mills
  • Foley: Dennie Thorpe
  • Foley: Jana Vance
  • Thanks: Robert Taylor
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Tim Holland
  • Director of Photography: Sharon Calahan
  • Production Design: William Cone
  • Orchestrator: Ira Hearshen
  • Screenplay: Don McEnery
  • Screenplay: Bob Shaw
  • Producer: Kevin Reher
  • Visual Development: William Joyce
  • Visual Development: Fred Warter
  • Lighting Manager: Lindsey Collins
  • Temp Sound Editor: John K. Carr
  • ADR Voice Casting: Mickie McGowan
  • Sound Mix Technician: Tony Sereno
  • Sound Mix Technician: Gary Rizzo
  • Animation: Karen Prell
  • Software Engineer: Reid Gershbein
  • Lighting Technician: Chris Perry
  • Animation: Dylan Brown
  • Animation: Anthony Scott
  • Animation: Mark Oftedal
  • Executive Music Producer: Chris Montan
  • Musician: Bruce White
  • Animation: Mark A. Walsh
  • Casting Assistant: Meredith Layne
  • Temp Music Editor: David Slusser
  • Animation: Michael Parks
  • Animation: Timothy Hittle
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Josh Qualtieri
  • Lighting Technician: Stephen King
  • Post Production Supervisor: Brian McNulty
  • Software Engineer: Mark Thomas Henne
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Kristina Perez
  • Foley Editor: Marian Wilde
  • Software Engineer: Steve Johnson
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Gary Summers
  • Color Timer: Dale E. Grahn
  • Thanks: Adrian Ochoa
  • Lighting Technician: Sonoko Konishi
  • Production Intern: Justin Oliphant
  • Visual Development: Rick Maki
  • Visual Development: Jean Gillmore
  • Systems Administrators & Support: M.T. Silvia
  • Visual Development: Bruce Zick
  • Title Designer: Susan Bradley
  • Software Engineer: Bruce Perens
  • Animation: Steve Segal
  • Supervising Music Editor: Lori L. Eschler
  • Software Engineer: Kitt Hirasaki
  • Foley Editor: Mary Helen Leasman
  • Software Engineer: James W. Williams
  • Systems Administrators & Support: John Hee Soo Lee
  • Camera Department Manager: James Burgess
  • Modeling: David Lomax
  • Orchestrator: Jonathan Sacks
  • Post Production Consulting: Patsy Bouge
  • Musician: Mark Berrow
  • Musician: Tom Boyd
  • Negative Cutter: Mary Beth Smith
  • Musician: James Thatcher
  • Camera Technician: Jeff Wan
  • Supervising Technical Director: William Reeves
  • Animation: Les Major
  • Animation: Doug Sheppeck
  • Shading: Mitch Prater
  • Software Engineer: Brian M. Rosen
  • Lighting Technician: Kelly O’Connell
  • First Assistant Editor: Tom Freeman
  • Lighting Technician: Craig McGillivray
  • Musician: Peter Davies
  • Music Editor: Charles Paley
  • Lighting Technician: Danielle Feinberg
  • Post Production Supervisor: Miguel Ángel Poveda
  • Shading: John B. Anderson
  • Script Supervisor: B.Z. Petroff
  • Thanks: Ian Evans
  • Musician: Rachel Bolt
  • Lighting Technician: Dale Ruffolo
  • Editorial Coordinator: Hana Yoon
  • Music Supervisor: Andrew Page
  • Software Engineer: Kurt Fleischer
  • Software Engineer: Michael Kass
  • Software Engineer: Tony DeRose
  • Software Engineer: Michael B. Johnson
  • Software Engineer: Arun Rao
  • Software Engineer: Dirk Van Gelder
  • Lighting Technician: Patrick Wilson
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Lars R. Damerow
  • Lighting Technician: Cynthia Dueltgen
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Patrick Guenette
  • Production Intern: Thomas Jordan
  • Lighting Technician: Ana Lacaze
  • Shading: Ken Lao
  • Lighting Technician: Eileen O’Neill
  • Shading: Keith Olenick
  • Software Engineer: John Singh Pottebaum
  • Lighting Technician: John Warren
  • Shading: Bill Wise
  • Post Production Assistant: Timothy Sorensen
  • Musician: Don Williams
  • Software Engineer: Lisa Forssell
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Ling Hsu
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Jason ‘Jayfish’ Hull
  • Lighting Coordinator: Tom Kim
  • Software Engineer: Chris King
  • Software Engineer: Peter Nye
  • Software Engineer: Sudeep Rangaswamy
  • Lighting Technician: Don Schreiter
  • Software Engineer: Michael Shantzis
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Nelson Siu
  • Software Engineer: Heidi Stettner
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Andy Thomas
  • Shading: Tien Truong
  • Software Engineer: Mark T. VandeWettering
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Christopher C. Walker
  • Software Engineer: Wayne Wooten
  • Musician: Andrew Findon
  • Musician: Paul Clarvis
  • Thanks: Lisa Ellis
  • Lighting Technician: Deborah R. Fowler
  • Modeling: Damir Frkovic
  • Thanks: David R. Haumann
  • Lighting Technician: Keith B.C. Gordon
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Ken Huey
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Alisa Gilden
  • Systems Administrators & Support: May Pon
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Edgar Quinones
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Bryan Bird
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Peter Kaldis
  • Information Systems Manager: Michael O’Brien
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Auburn C. ‘Aubie’ Schmidt
  • Musician: Jonathan Williams
  • Thanks: Debbie L. O’Keeffe
  • Musician: Paul Kegg
  • Musician: Skaila Kanga
  • Thanks: Dennis ‘D.J.’ Jennings
  • Lighting Technician: Bill Polson
  • Software Engineer: Phil Beffrey
  • Modeling: Loren Carpenter
  • Software Engineer: Dan Lyke
  • Software Engineer: Shaun Oborn
  • Software Engineer: Matt Pharr
  • Lighting Technician: Ruieta DaSilva
  • Lighting Technician: Jun Han Cho
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Jason B. Hendrix
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Nathan Ardaiz
  • Systems Administrators & Support: George Bagtas
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Adam Beeman
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Gregory Yong Paik
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Edilberto A. Soriano Jr.
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Alex Stahl
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Dallas Wisehaupt
  • Visual Development: David Gordon
  • Animation Production Assistant: Lance Martin
  • Software Engineer: Eric Lebel
  • Temp Sound Editor: Rona Michele
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Anne Pia
  • Lighting Technician: Kirk Bowers
  • Shading: David Valdez
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Warren Hays
  • Information Systems Manager: Duncan Keefe
  • Thanks: Tom Carlisle
  • Thanks: Kenny Condit
  • Thanks: Amy Ellenwood
  • Thanks: Ellen Fair
  • Thanks: Lianna Kelley
  • Thanks: John Lansberry
  • Thanks: Milan Parikh
  • Thanks: Craig Payne
  • Thanks: Clay Welch
  • Thanks: Eric A. Wood
  • Software Engineer: Lee Ozer
  • Art Department Assistant: Michael Griffin Kelly
  • Software Engineer: Maneesh Agrawala
  • Software Engineer: Dana Batali
  • Software Engineer: David M. Laur
  • Software Engineer: rendering software engineer
  • Animation: Sandra Christiansen
  • Musician: James Walker
  • Musician: Tommy Johnson
  • Supervising Animator: Dale McBeath
  • Systems Administrators & Support: Jeff ‘Heffe’ Millhollen
  • Production Intern: Adam Bronstein
  • Production Intern: Crystal Jones
  • Production Intern: Maneli Keshavarzi
  • Production Intern: Josh Morsell
  • Lighting Technician: Stephanie Andrews
  • Production Accountant: Donna Cipriani
  • Production Manager: Susan Tatsuno Hamana
  • Animation: Bankole Lasekan
  • Animation: Roger Rose
  • Animation Production Assistant: Tomoko Harada Ferguson
  • Modeling: Wei-Chung Chang
  • Visual Development: Lou Fancher
  • Visual Development: Paul Kratter
  • Additional Sound Re-Recordist: Bob Baron

Movie Reviews:

  • Gimly: The like… sixth-best version of _Seven Samurai_ to date.

    _Final rating:★★★ – I liked it. Would personally recommend you give it a go._

  • r96sk: A thoroughly enjoyable production from Disney and Pixar.

    ‘A Bug’s Life’ cobbles together nice animation, fun characters and a memorable voice cast. The premise is entertaining, as the film flies through its 95 minute run time. The score is pretty solid, also.

    Dave Foley is good in the role of Flik, while Kevin Spacey is actually great as Hopper; shame about the actor himself, obviously. There’s a load of other noteworthy members of the voice cast, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Atta), Hayden Panettiere (Dot), Bonnie Hunt (Rosie) and John Ratzenberger (P.T.) as well as many others – one of the studios’ best casts.

    I actually prefer, somewhat controversially I guess, ‘Antz’ to this – only marginally though, as I truly like them both. I’d say watch the pair, if you can!

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