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Empire of the Ants (1977)

PG  |   |  Sci-Fi, Horror  |  July 1977 (USA)
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Sleazy scam artist Joan Collins tries to sell phony real estate deals down in the Florida everglades. What she and her unsuspecting buyers don't know is the area has been taken over by ... See full summary »

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Marilyn Fryser
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Joe Morrison
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Sheriff Art Kincade
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Margaret Ellis
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Coreen Bradford (as Pamela Shoop)
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Tom Fadden ...
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Velma Thompson
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Thomas Lawson
Ilse Earl ...
Mary Lawson
Janie Gavin ...
Ginny
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Sleazy scam artist Joan Collins tries to sell phony real estate deals down in the Florida everglades. What she and her unsuspecting buyers don't know is the area has been taken over by giant ants! Written by Humberto Amador

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The name of the the rental car agency owner is painted on the window as "J. Foote" who was the transportation captain on this cinematragic masterpiece. See more »

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While the ants are entering the sugar warehouse, several of the ants are walking on the sky, indicating a glass surface, possibly an ant farm. See more »

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Velma Thompson: All we wanted was to enjoy what was left of our life. Is that bad?
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Special effects? Nah. How about just "effects"?
6 August 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

As a kid this movie freaked me out and I loved it, but its so cheesy and the special effects are so bad.

The movie is a pre-Star Wars movie, where bad special effects were still used. It's cheesy enough to be entertaining even now, because the special effects are so bad.

It's fun and it has it moments. Oh, and let's not forget Joan Collins!


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