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
FANTASTIC MONSTERS ATTACK EARTH! (original ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
In 1998, Joan Weldon
revealed that during shooting, the temperature reached 110°F and both she and Edmund Gwenn
were wearing wool clothing. It was even more insufferable for Gwenn, who struggled with advanced arthritis. Although unnoticeable to audiences, he was in pain and was helped off set by his valet. See more
The little girl in the back of the ambulance has dirt on her forehead when she is lying down. She sits up and the dirt is suddenly completely gone. It reappears as she lies down again. See more
I finished the autopsy on Gramps Johnson. Do you want it technical or plain?
Trooper Capt. Fred Edwards
Just plain, Doc. Get to the verb.
Well, Old Man Johnson could've died in any one of five ways: His neck and back were broken, his chest was crushed, his skull was fractured... and here's one for Sherlock Holmes - there was enough formic acid in him to kill twenty men.