Release: September 19, 1998

Z, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess, rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a termite army. starring the voices of Woody Allen, Dan Aykroyd, Anne Bancroft, Jane Curtin, Danny Glover, Gene Hackman, Jennifer Lopez, John Mahoney, Paul Mazursky, Grant Shaud, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, and Christopher Walken. Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson direct from the screenplay by Todd Alcott and Chris & Paul Weitz; Based on Fact. Produced by Brad Lewis, Aron Warner and Patty Wooton; Executive Producers: Penney Finkelman Cox, Sandra Rabins and Carl Rosendahl. Music by Harry Gregson-Williams and John Powell; Executive Music Producer: Hans Zimmer; featuring Neil Finn performing "I Can See Clearly Now". from DreamWorks Pictures & PDI. Animated using computer systems provided by Silicon Graphics.

Z: "I've got to believe there's someplace better for me. Otherwise I'll just curl up into a larval position and weep. -Z"
Z: "There you have it: your average boy-meets-girl, boy-likes-girl, boy-changes-the-underlying-social-order story. -Z"
Z: "Let's be real about this. Bala and I... Bala is a princess, and I'm a soil relocation engineer. -Z"
Z: "Z: Yes, yes, I understand. I dropped the ball. -Z"
Barbatus: "Don't make my mistake, kid. Don't follow orders your whole life. Think for yourself. -Barbatus"
Z: "I'm supposed to do everything for the colony? What about my needs? -Z"
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