Desert ants suddenly form a collective intelligence and begin to wage war on the desert inhabitants. It is up to two scientists and a stray girl they rescue from the ants to destroy them. But the ants have other ideas.
Ravenous Invaders Controlled by a Terror Out in Space Commanded to Annihilate the World!
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Did You Know?
According to actor Michael Murphy
, director Saul Bass
was very worried about Lynne Frederick
, who was British, being able to sound suitably American for the film, since her character was supposed to be from Arizona. Bass made her run her lines over and over while he listened for any hint of a British accent. See more
During one of the scenes inside the dome, Lynne Frederick
speaks with a English accent instead of the American accent she uses during the rest of the film. See more
James R. Lesko
We knew then, that we were being changed... and made part of their world. We didn't know for what purpose... but we knew, we would be told.
The title is not revealed until the end credits. It is divided into segments "Phase I," Phase II," and "Phase III," and only at the very end when Phase IV is reached is the title ever given. See more
The French TV release is cut, the close-up on the scientist being devoured by ants is missing. See more
Referenced in Pi