A Bug's Life

A Bug's Life

Dave Foley
Director: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton Cast: Dave Foley
Dave Foley
, Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton,

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Overview

John Lassiter, director of Pixar's movie phenomenon Toy Story, has set new standards in computer animation with his next effort, another Disney-released children's epic entitled A Bug's Life. Blending classic Disney story-telling characters, and the mysterious underground world of bugs, he has created a film that can be enjoyed by all audiences and has created another franchise in the process. A Bug's Life is a computerized retelling of the Aesop fable The Ant and the Grasshopper, made as a cartoon short by the one-and-only Walt Disney in the mid-30's. However, A Bug's Life has modernized the story with many new twists and celebrity voices. The story focuses on a colony of ants who seasonally gather food for themselves and a wild gang of rowdy grasshoppers. When bumbling worker-ant Flik (David Foley) destroys the food supply, the angry grasshoppers, lead by the maniacally warped Hopper (Kevin Spacey) threaten to kill the ants if they don't produce a new supply of food by the time they return, an impossible feat. Flik leaves the anthill in search of help in the form of bigger bugs to wage war against the grasshoppers. What he doesn't know is he has actually discovered a group of down-on-their-luck traveling circus insects in need of a job. When the ants realize that their heroes are really circus performers (and the circus bugs realize that these grasshoppers are really big and mean) the situation goes from bad to worse. Ultimately the ants use their large numbers to overcome the grasshoppers.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/10/2019
UPC: 0786936865035
Original Release: 1998
Rating: PG
Source: Walt Disney Video
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Sales rank: 17,368

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dave Foley Flik
Kevin Spacey Hopper
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Princess Atta
Hayden Panettiere Dot
Phyllis Diller Queen
Richard Kind Molt
David Hyde Pierce Slim
Joe Ranft Heimlich
Denis Leary Francis
Jonathan Harris Manny
Madeline Kahn Gypsy
Bonnie Hunt Rosie
Michael McShane Tuck & Roll
John Ratzenberger P.T. Flea
Brad Garrett Dim
Roddy McDowall Mr. Soil
Edie McClurg Dr. Flora
Alex Rocco Thorny
David Ossman Cornelius
Kelsey Mulrooney Voice Only
Christina Milian Voice Only
Ashley Tisdale Lead Blueberry Scout

Technical Credits
John Lasseter Director,Original Story
Andrew Stanton Director,Original Story,Screenwriter
Darla K. Anderson Producer
Sharon Calahan Cinematographer
William Cone Production Designer
Tia W. Kratter Art Director
Ruth Lambert Casting
Donald McEnery Screenwriter
Randy Newman Score Composer
Bob Pauley Art Director
Joe Ranft Original Story
Kevin Reher Producer
Gary Rydstrom Sound/Sound Designer
Bob Shaw Screenwriter

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