Movies with bees, bugs, ants, spiders etc.!

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1. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

77 Metascore

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, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 278,202 | Gross: $162.80M

2. Bee Movie (2007)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

54 Metascore

Barry B. Benson, a bee just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue them.

Directors: Simon J. Smith, Steve Hickner | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton

Votes: 151,352 | Gross: $126.63M

3. Maya (1975–1980)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The story of a young bee named Maya and her adventures.

Stars: Doris Jensen, Kurt Zips, Arthur Holden, Michiko Nomura

Votes: 3,963

4. Maya the Bee (2012– )

TV-Y | 13 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A young bee named Maya has left her hive to discover the beauty and mysteries of nature. As she explores the meadow where she lives, she meets other insects living there, plays to her ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrea Libman, Kira Tozer, Hali Beth Muller, Paul Louis Muller

Votes: 268

5. Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Kenny Gardner, Jack Mercer, Tedd Pierce, Carl Meyer

Votes: 1,218

6. Them! (1954)

Not Rated | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Arness

Votes: 21,068

7. Tarantula (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A spider escapes from an isolated Arizona desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva

Votes: 9,221 | Gross: $1.10M

8. Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)

PG | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

In rural Arizona, countless killer tarantulas are migrating through a farm town, killing every living thing in their path. The town's veterinarian will do everything in his power to survive the onslaught.

Director: John 'Bud' Cardos | Stars: William Shatner, Tiffany Bolling, Woody Strode, Lieux Dressler

Votes: 4,936 | Gross: $17.00M

9. Stowaways on the Ark (1988)

81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Willie the woodworm and his family arrive on Noah's Ark by chance. When the flood hits, the Ark starts to leak and everyone put the blame on innocent Willie. He discovers that stowaway termites are behind the leaks and must stop them.

Director: Wolfgang Urchs | Stars: Heinz Theo Branding, Wolfgang Ziffer, Dagmar Biener, Helmut Krauss

Votes: 190

10. Katy Caterpillar (1984)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Young caterpillar Katy leaves her cherry-leaf tree home and her three sisters one day to learn more about the world and herself. She explores the nearby forest and meets various animals, other insects and even the spirit of Mother Nature.

Directors: José Luis Moro, Santiago Moro | Stars: Cristina Camargo, Alfonso Obregon, Héctor Lee, Francisco Colmenero

Votes: 251

11. The Ant Bully (2006)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

59 Metascore

After Lucas Nickle floods an ant colony with his water gun, he's magically shrunken down to insect size and sentenced to hard labor in the ruins.

Director: John A. Davis | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep

Votes: 38,305 | Gross: $28.14M

12. Epic (2013)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

52 Metascore

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world -- and ours.

Director: Chris Wedge | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Beyoncé, Colin Farrell

Votes: 102,667 | Gross: $107.52M

13. Killer Bees (2002 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After a truck accident causes their release, a small rural town is faced with a swarm of killer bees.

Director: Penelope Buitenhuis | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Tracy Nelson, Fiona Loewi, Noel Fisher

Votes: 870

14. Arachnophobia (1990)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

67 Metascore

A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.

Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman, Harley Jane Kozak

Votes: 66,928 | Gross: $53.21M

15. The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

62 Metascore

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, David Strathairn, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 92,155 | Gross: $71.20M

16. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

39 Metascore

Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, tiny people living in harmony with nature.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Madonna, Ron Crawford

Votes: 35,254 | Gross: $15.13M

17. Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (2009)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Selena Gomez, Freddie Highmore, Omar Sy, Logan Miller

Votes: 9,087 | Gross: $0.35M

18. Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)

PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

With Maltazard now seven feet tall and Arthur still two inches small, our hero must find a way to grow back to his normal size and stop the Evil M once and for all, with the help of Selenia and Betameche.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Mia Farrow, Ron Crawford, Robert Stanton, Penny Balfour

Votes: 8,756

19. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

74 Metascore

A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality.

Director: Gabor Csupo | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick

Votes: 149,402 | Gross: $82.27M

20. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

85 Metascore

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 919,048 | Gross: $248.16M

Spiders in the Indio Temple!

21. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

57 Metascore

In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Ke Huy Quan, Amrish Puri

Votes: 466,187 | Gross: $179.87M

Bugs etc. in the Temple of Doom!

22. The Fly (1986)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

79 Metascore

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

Votes: 168,686 | Gross: $40.46M

23. The Fly II (1989)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

36 Metascore

The almost-human son of "Brundlefly" searches for a cure to his mutated genes while being monitored by a nefarious corporation that wishes to continue his father's experiments.

Director: Chris Walas | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga, Lee Richardson, John Getz

Votes: 22,185 | Gross: $20.02M

24. The Fly (1958)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall

Votes: 21,985 | Gross: $3.00M

25. Return of the Fly (1959)

Unrated | 80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Philippe Delambre, the now-adult son of "The Fly", does some transportation experimentation of his own.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Vincent Price, Brett Halsey, David Frankham, John Sutton

Votes: 4,545

26. Antz (1998)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

72 Metascore

A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson | Stars: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone

Votes: 150,507 | Gross: $90.76M

27. Joe's Apartment (1996)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.

Director: John Payson | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Billy West, Reginald Hudlin

Votes: 13,067 | Gross: $4.61M

28. Turbo (2013)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

58 Metascore

A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

Director: David Soren | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 90,533 | Gross: $83.03M

29. Skeeter (1993)

R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

As the result of a corrupt businessman's illegal toxic waste dumping, a small desert town is beset by a deadly swarm of huge bloodthirsty mutant mosquitoes!

Director: Clark Brandon | Stars: Tracy Griffith, Jim Youngs, Charles Napier, Jay Robinson

Votes: 987

30. Eight Legged Freaks (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

53 Metascore

Venomous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.

Director: Ellory Elkayem | Stars: David Arquette, Kari Wuhrer, Scott Terra, Scarlett Johansson

Votes: 55,656 | Gross: $17.32M

31. The Savage Bees (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

The festive fun of the annual Mardi Gras celebration is brought to a halt when a swarm of African killer bees escape from a foreign freighter.

Director: Bruce Geller | Stars: Ben Johnson, Michael Parks, Paul Hecht, Gretchen Corbett

Votes: 572

32. Ticks (1993)

R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

43 Metascore

A group of troubled teenagers are led by social workers on a California wilderness retreat, not knowing that the woods they are camping in have become infested by mutated, blood-sucking ticks.

Director: Tony Randel | Stars: Rosalind Allen, Ami Dolenz, Seth Green, Virginya Keehne

Votes: 4,513

33. Infestation (2009)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A slacker awakes to find himself weak and wrapped in a webbing; after realizing that the world has been taken over by giant alien insects, he wakes a ragtag group of strangers and together they fight for survival.

Director: Kyle Rankin | Stars: Chris Marquette, Brooke Nevin, Kinsey Packard, E. Quincy Sloan

Votes: 9,171

34. Infested (2002)

R | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Horror tale of insects which eat their victims from the inside out.

Director: Josh Olson | Stars: Zach Galligan, Lisa Ann Hadley, Daniel Jenkins, Amy Jo Johnson

Votes: 1,347

35. Bugs (2003 TV Movie)

R | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

An entomologist accompanies a team of commandos to prevent prehistoric insects from escaping from a subway system.

Director: Joseph Conti | Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Angie Everhart, R.H. Thomson, Karl Pruner

Votes: 820

36. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

56 Metascore

A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.

Directors: Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Colbert, Seth Rogen

Votes: 154,004 | Gross: $198.35M

37. Caved in (2006 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Disguised as extreme adventurers, a group of high profile thieves unknowingly lead a group of wealthy tourists on an expedition through an abandoned salt mine that is guarded by ancient creatures.

Director: Richard Pepin | Stars: Christopher Atkins, Colm Meaney, Angela Featherstone, Monica Barladeanu

Votes: 1,193

38. Creepshow (1982)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

59 Metascore

An anthology which tells five terrifying tales inspired by the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 45,096 | Gross: $21.03M

Roach Invasion in bathroom!

39. Peter in Magicland (1990)

80 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

After Sumsemann the beetle loses one of his arms to a troll, he invites brother and sister Peterchen and Annaliese to join him on a journey to the moon in a quest to retrieve his lost arm.

Director: Wolfgang Urchs | Stars: André Schmidtsdorf, Nathalie del Castillo, Manfred Lichtenfeld, Friedrich W. Bauschulte

Votes: 315

40. Ender's Game (2013)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

51 Metascore

Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 231,441 | Gross: $61.74M

41. Starship Troopers (1997)

R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

51 Metascore

Humans in a fascist, militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey

Votes: 280,242 | Gross: $54.81M

42. Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004 Video)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.

Director: Phil Tippett | Stars: Billy Brown, Richard Burgi, Kelly Carlson, Cy Carter

Votes: 22,701

43. Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008 Video)

R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Johnny Rico is called back into action to defeat the bugs.

Director: Edward Neumeier | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jolene Blalock, Stephen Hogan, Boris Kodjoe

Votes: 23,240

44. Charlotte's Web (2006)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

68 Metascore

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 39,693 | Gross: $82.99M

45. Charlotte's Web (1973)

G | 94 min | Animation, Family, Musical

73 Metascore

Wilbur is a farm pig who's terrified that he'll end up on the dinner table. His friend Charlotte, a charming spider, comes to his rescue. She weaves words into her web, convincing the farmer that Wilbur is too special a pig to kill.

Directors: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde, Rex Allen

Votes: 19,380 | Gross: $5.23M

46. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

PG-13 | 161 min | Adventure, Fantasy