MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,342 this week

It's Tough to Be a Bug (1998)

7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 509 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 2 critic

Flick introduces some of his friends to the audience and educates them why bugs shouldn't be seen as pests, but more as friends.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 04 Jun 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 21 Dec 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 12 Feb 2014
 
a list of 1834 titles
created 07 May 2014
 
a list of 35 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: It's Tough to Be a Bug (1998)

It's Tough to Be a Bug (1998) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of It's Tough to Be a Bug.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Remy and Emile plead the case for rats by illustrating the historical and scientific facts about the species and their interaction with humans.

Director: Jim Capobianco
Stars: Patton Oswalt, Peter Sohn, Lou Romano
Lifted (2006)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible.

Director: Gary Rydstrom
Dug's Special Mission (Video 2009)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Alpha, Beta, and Gamma try to keep Dug out of their way while they hunt for Kevin the Snipe. However, their instructions for his "very special mission" keep backfiring on them.

Director: Ronaldo Del Carmen
Stars: Bob Peterson, Delroy Lindo, Jerome Ranft
Partly Cloudy (2009)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Everyone knows that the stork delivers babies, but where do the storks get the babies from? The answer lies up in the stratosphere, where cloud people sculpt babies from clouds and bring ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sohn
Stars: Tony Fucile, Lori Richardson
Burn-E (2008)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

If BURN-E (a welding robot) had known how much trouble he'd be caused by WALL-E's pursuit of EVE, then he'd have taken the day off.

Director: Angus MacLane
Stars: Angus MacLane, Tessa Swigart, Ben Burtt
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The toys throw Ken and Barbie a Hawaiian vacation in Bonnie's room.

Director: Gary Rydstrom
Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When Rex finds himself left behind in the bathroom, he puts his limbs to use by getting a bath going for a bunch of new toy friends.

Director: Mark A. Walsh
Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn
A Bug's Life (1998)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton
Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Buzz Lightyear must battle Emperor Zurg with the help of three hopefuls who insist on being his partners.

Director: Tad Stones
Stars: Tim Allen, Nicole Sullivan, Larry Miller
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Shown only at the Universe of Energy attraction at EPCOT Center in Florida, Ellen DeGeneres plays herself as she goes on a fantasy tour with Billy Nye "The Science Guy" through time to ... See full summary »

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Nye, Alex Trebek
Animation | Fantasy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Stagehand Donald Duck secretly puts on Mickey's sorcerer's hat and conducts an anthropomorphic symphony orchestra. But the proceedings go awry when the irascible Donald is sucked into the ... See full summary »

Director: George Scribner
Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Rowan Atkinson
Short | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Muppet*vision 3-D, more appropriately, 4-D, can only be seen at the Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL and also at California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Henson
Stars: Wayne Allwine, Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Flik (voice)
...
Hopper (voice)
...
Chili (voice)
...
...
...
Weevil Kneevil (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Announcer / Bit Bug Parts (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Flick introduces some of his friends to the audience and educates them why bugs shouldn't be seen as pests, but more as friends.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bugs 3-D  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

A group of male honeybees with male voices sing the song, "We're Pollinators." Only female honeybees pollinate. See more »

Quotes

Flik: Welcome to our show! You know, we've been doing this act for over three hundred million years. And with bugs making up more than 80% of the animal world, we're the biggest cast of them all. Still, you guys just don't seem to see us so that's why we gave you those special bug eyes. Go ahead, put them on. Neat, huh? So, on with the show.
See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Tomorrow
Parody of "Tomorrow", from Annie (1982)
Music by Charles Strouse
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Only if you're a big fan of the movie.
14 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This 3-D show is pretty good to see. Has the same character designs and look from the 1998 Hit "A Bug's Life". It doesn't follow the movie but it does have the same dude who portrayed Hopper and Flick.

The whole show is done in Computer animation just like the movie it self.

Flick is your host, who'll show you that it's tough to be a bug.

Throughout the show you get to see Stinkbugs, Spiders, Hornets, and a giant Chameleon.

You're able to see this show at Disney's California Adventure or Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Just to let you know that it might frighten the little kids due to a part where it look like your getting stung by hornets.


5 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Scared the crap out of me. bondfool-1
is there any merchandise from the characters? forever_dreamer2004
Discuss It's Tough to Be a Bug (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?