The Ant Bully (2006)



Critic Consensus: Sometimes inventive and witty, this animated adventure into an ant-sized world is a pleasant diversion.

Movie Info

"The Ant Bully" tells a witty and heartwarming story about a 10-year-old boy who embarks on a remarkable journey. New in town, friendless and tormented by a neighborhood bully, young Lucas Nickle has been taking out his frustration on the innocent ant hill in his yard. But one day the ants retaliate. Using a magic potion, they shrink Lucas down to ant size and sentence him to live like an ant in their colony. In this strange new world Lucas will learn important lessons about friendship, get a … More

Rating: PG (for some mild rude humor and action)
Genre: Drama, Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: John A. Davis
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 28, 2006
Box Office: $28.1M
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site


as Queen Ant

as Stan Beals

as Lucas Nickle

as Doreen Nickle

as Fred Nickle

as Blue Teammate

as Head Of Council

as Beetle

as Wasp Survivor

as Spindle/Frog/Caterpi...

as Ant Mom No. 1

as Sleeping Ant #1

as Wrangler Ant

as Slacker Ant

as Fernando

as Mullet Boy

as Red Teammate #1

as Ant #18, Pupa, Soldi...

as Drone Ant

as Mother Ant

as Ant #4

as Ant #5

as Ant #8

as Nurse Ant #3

as Ant Council #1

as Blue Teammate #1

as Red Teammate #2

as Blue Teammate #4

as Blue Teammate #5

as Blue Teammate #6

as Red Teammate #3

as Red Teammate #4

as Red Teammate #5

as Red Teammate #6

as Wasp #5

as Wasp #2

as Ant #17, Guard Ant #...

as Soldier Ant #1

as Old Council Ant

as Wasp Leader

as Soldier Ant

as Hova's Wasp

as Old Wizard Ant

as Lucas Nickle

as Ant Dad #2
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Critic Reviews for The Ant Bully

All Critics (121) | Top Critics (36)

Kiddie-friendly toilet humour, a whiff of suspense and familiar voice actors make it passably entertaining, but there's little warmth or emotional satisfaction to be had from its cynical characters.

Full Review… | August 12, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Cute animated movie with a message for kids.

Full Review… | January 1, 2011
Common Sense Media

It's a fun adventure fantasy, and I was never bored...

Full Review… | October 26, 2007
Cinema Crazed

While the animation, particularly in the action set pieces, is indeed well done, it's nothing revolutionary nor imaginative that stands out from the rest in this CG-feature-a-week marketplace.

Full Review… | August 25, 2007

Isn't clever or inventive enough to make up for its repetitive and lackluster storytelling.

Full Review… | March 24, 2007

One of those animated features you can enjoy even without a kid by your side.

Full Review… | March 1, 2007
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for The Ant Bully

A good movie for the children. Although I enjoyed it too.

Dead Angel

Super Reviewer


Stupid in my opinion, really not even a time waster.

Jim Careter

Super Reviewer

This cartoon is pretty good. Has lessons on being aware of your environment and working together. They didn't bother with trivialities like the ant colony having only female ants, etc.

Red Lats

Super Reviewer

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