In the New Mexico desert, Police Sgt. Ben Peterson and his partner find a child wandering in the desert and sooner they discover that giant ants are attacking the locals. FBI agent Robert Graham teams up with Ben and with the support of Dr. Harold Medford and his daughter Dr. Patricia 'Pat' Medford, they destroy the colony of ants in the middle of the desert. Dr. Harold Medford explains that the atomic testing in 1945 developed the dangerous mutant ants. But they also discover that two queen ants have flown away to Los Angeles and they are starting a huge colony in the underground of the city. When a mother reports that her two children are missing, the team and the army have a lead to follow. Will they arrive in time to save the children and destroy the colony? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
An Endless Terror! A Nameless Horror!
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Did You Know?
No giant ant is seen until 28 minutes in, more than 1/4 of the way through the movie. See more
In the supposed New Mexico desert are some beautiful specimens of Joshua trees, which grow in California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada, but not New Mexico. See more
[the nest has been saturated with cyanide
Boy, if I can still raise an arm when we get out of this place, I'm gonna show you just how saturated *I* can get.