Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Horror  |  24 June 1998 (USA)
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Killer ants from South America that eat the flesh of people attack a small town.


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24 June 1998 (USA)  »

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Marabunta  »

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When the two boys run from the abandoned motorcycle toward the anthill there's apparently the shadow of the camera briefly on the ground. See more »


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Ripe for MST3k
17 May 2002 | by (Evansville, IN) – See all my reviews

If you read or have read many of my other reviews you will find I love bad films. A few days ago I was looking for a tape to record on. I pop a tape in and what do I find? A tape of Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! A lucky(?) find!

I just finished watching it. Man is it bad. The entomologist is an idiot. Anyone who knows insects should know that ants cannot swim. They need a twig/log/ground or some sort of bridge to cross a body of water. Our "hero" seems to forget this when they are on the bank of a river being attacked by ants. Hello? I'm overweight and even I could outrun these poor CGI ants.

Another problem I found was with the kid. Not him personally. Poor "Chad" has his name screwed up several times. He is called Scott, Jake, and maybe one or two other names in this film in addition to Chad. I found myself laughing my butt of at each of these goofs. Once it happens twice in one scene each time was a different name.

You do not want to see this. The acting is bad all around. The effects are incredibly bad.


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