Empire of the Ants 1977

Empire of the Ants

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Con artist Marilyn Fryser (Joan Collins) has a steady and profitable racket. Along with an unscrupulous ship captain (Robert Lansing), she takes gullible investors on a cruise of the Everglades and persuades them to invest in a housing development that will never be. But when she and her latest group of suckers go ashore on a small island, they're horrified to discover that illegally dumped toxic waste has created a breed of giant ants set on human destruction.

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Critic Reviews for Empire of the Ants

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (1) | Rotten (17)

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  • Jan 24, 2018
    The audio in Empire of the Ants is infuriating to the point of being nigh unwatchable. But on mute? By jingo you might just be onto something there.
    Gimly M Super Reviewer
  • Feb 16, 2016
    Improves towards the end, but by that point it's too late.
    Marcus W Super Reviewer
  • Jan 30, 2013
    Underrated B horror right here, I mean I expected more from the critics and audience alike. The cheap special greenscreen effects, were hysterical. The best part of the movie. Some of the supporting roles were pretty damn good, like the old couple. The plot is an inside job mission to let giant ants take control of the city. The concluding scene to wrap up the story was cheap and epic. An entertaining treat. One of the movies that's so bad, it's good. A new guilty pleasure of mine.
    Daniel D Super Reviewer
  • May 22, 2011
    Very poorly made, obvious allusions to Jaws, and a cast of unlikable characters. This is a really silly one that gets on your nerves a lot of the time because of the sound the creatures. There are some parts of it that make you laugh out loud with its awfulness, but that doesn't make this one a must-see, craptastic movie.
    Tim S Super Reviewer

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