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Empire of the Ants (1977)

A con artist tries to sell bogus real estate deals in an area overrun by giant ants.

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Marilyn Fryser
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Dan Stokely
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Joe Morrison
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Sheriff Art Kincade
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Margaret Ellis
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Larry Graham
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Charlie Pearson
Brooke Palance ...
Christine Graham
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Sam Russell
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Velma Thompson
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Harry Thompson
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Thomas Lawson
Ilse Earl ...
Mary Lawson
Janie Gavin ...
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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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For they shall inherit the earth... sooner than you think! See more »


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H.G. Wells' Empire of the Ants  »

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The name of the the rental car agency owner is painted on the window as "J. Foote" - James E. Foote worked on this movie as transportation captain. 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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Joe Morrison: I've got a job that pays $30,000 a year. I've got a two-bedroom condominium, I've got a $10,000 sports car, I've got a wife, and I've got a four year-old kid - thinks I'm God. How's that?
Coreen Bradford: That's terrific. Fabulous. Look, I was just trying to tell you that I've changed my mind about not liking you. That's all.
Joe Morrison: Hmph. Forget it. I'm a 'bad' investment.
Coreen Bradford: And why do you say that?
Joe Morrison: Because the, um... $30,000 a year job went in the toilet last year. And the sports car needs an overhaul. And my 'wife' is...
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One of my favourite turkey movies of all time!
26 July 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Empire of the Ants" is an astoundingly silly film in the ecokill subgenre.This adaptation of H.G.Wells' novel features a fun 70's B-movie cast menaced by cheesy-looking giant ants.It is pure trashy fun,so don't take this movie seriously.Director Bert I.Gordon went on to make such films as "The Food of the Gods","Satan's Princess","Burned at the Stake".Recommended if you like cheesy horror movies!


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