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Antz

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Eric Darnell
Tim Johnson
Produced by Aron Warner
Written by Todd Alcott
Chris Weitz
Paul Weitz
Starring Woody Allen
Dan Aykroyd
Anne Bancroft
Sharon Stone
Gene Hackman
Sylvester Stallone
Music by Harry Gregson-Williams
John Powell
Editing by Stan Webb
Distributed by DreamWorks Animation
Pacific Data Images
Release date(s) October 2, 1998
Running time 83 min.
Country U.S.A.
Language English
Budget $60,000,000
Gross revenue $171,750,000
All Movie Guide profile
IMDb profile

Antz is a 1998 computer-animated film produced by DreamWorks. It features the voices of well-known actors such as Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Dan Aykroyd, Anne Bancroft, Gene Hackman, Christopher Walken, and Danny Glover as various members of an ant society. Some of the main characters share facial similarities with the actors who voice them.[1] The film was originally released to theaters on October 2, 1998, and was released to DVD on March 23, 1999. Image File history File links Antz-poster. ... Eric Darnell is the co-diriector of Antz and Madagascar, and is set to direct Madagascar 2. ... Tim Johnson is a film director. ... Aron Warner is an actor and producer. ... Todd Alcott (Born October 22, 1961 in Crystal Lake, Illinois) is an American screenwriter, playwright, actor, and director. ... Chris Weitz (born 1970 in New York, New York) is the producer and director (along with brother Paul Weitz) of American Pie, About a Boy, and other movies. ... Paul Weitz (born 1966 in New York, New York) is a film director and screenwriter. ... Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg on December 1, 1935) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian/American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... Anne Bancroft (September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005) was an iconic Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, producer, and former fashion model. ... Eugene Allen Gene Hackman[1] (born January 30, 1930) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Sylvester Stallone (born Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone on July 6, 1946) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. ... Harry Gregson-Williams (born December 13, 1961) is a Grammy-nominated British film score composer. ... For the geologist and U.S. explorer, see John Wesley Powell, for the Mayor of Toronto see John Powell (politician). ... Stan Webb (born Stanley Webb, 3 February 1946, in Fulham, South London, England) is the lead guitarist with the blues band, Chicken Shack. ... DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. ... Pacific Data Images was a computer animation production company that was bought by DreamWorks SKG. It is now known as PDI/DreamWorks and is half of DreamWorks Animation SKG, the public company formed by merging PDI and the feature animation division of DreamWorks SKG. // PDI was founded in 1980 by... is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... American cinema has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: Computer-generated imagery Computer animation is the art of creating moving images via the use of computers. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... This article is about the film studio. ... Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg on December 1, 1935) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright. ... Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, producer, and former fashion model. ... For the meteorologist of The Weather Channel, see The Weather Channel (United States). ... Sylvester Stallone (born Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone on July 6, 1946) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian/American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... Anne Bancroft (September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005) was an iconic Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... Eugene Allen Gene Hackman[1] (born January 30, 1930) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Christopher Walken (born March 31, 1943) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actor. ... Danny Lebern Glover[1] (born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political activist. ... For other uses, see Ant (disambiguation). ... is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...

Contents

Plot

An ant colony in Central Park, New York City includes an ant named Z-4195, or "Z" for short. Z (Allen) is a neurotic and individualistic soul living in a society that values strength and conformity. He dreams of a better place where he can truly be himself; upon hearing an ant at a bar talking about the heavenly "Insectopia", Z becomes convinced that such a place must actually exist. During the same night, Z meets Princess Bala (Stone), herself at odds with her fate as the eventual heir to the throne, in a bar and they dance together. He has no idea who she is, but nonetheless falls madly in love with her. When he discovers her true identity, Z begs his best friend Weaver (Stallone), a soldier ant, to trade places with him for just one day, so that he can meet the princess again at the soldiers' royal inspection the next day. Although constituting a criminal offense, Weaver relents when Z hints that he'll be able to meet some attractive worker girls. They are unaware that the military dictator of the colony, General Mandible (Hackman), is secretly planning on sending the Queen's army to war on a suicide mission against a vicious termite colony to eliminate them so he can focus on his twisted plans to overthrow the Queen (Bancroft). This is a biological article: For a territory administered by another territory see: Colony For a group attempting to affiliate with a Fraternity or Sorority see: Colony (fraternity) In biology, a colony (from Latin colonia) refers to several individual organisms of the same species living closely together, usually for mutual... Central Park is a large public, urban park (843 acres, 3. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... A suicide attack is an attack in which the attacker or attackers intend and expect to die (see suicide). ... Families Mastotermitidae Kalotermitidae Termopsidae Hodotermitidae Rhinotermitidae Serritermitidae Termitidae Termites, sometimes known as white ants, are a group of social insects usually classified at the taxonomic rank of order Isoptera. ...


Z, who believes is appearing before the queen for a mere royal inspection, is in for a surprise when General Mandible announces that they are initiating a preemptive strike against the neighboring termite colony. Fortunately, Z meets an amiable soldier ant named Barbatus (Glover), who promises to look after him and ends up protecting him from an attacking termite during the battle. After the battle, Z finds Barbatus's decapitated head (and being an insect, Barbatus can still talk despite the absence of his body). Barbatus knows he will be gone soon, and gives Z some advice on life: follow your heart. Barbatus, reflecting on his past, regrets having lived his life by mindlessly following orders. Z is understandably heartbroken and feels guilty for not being able to help save Barbatus or any of the other soldiers.


Z returns to the ant colony as the only survivor of the horrific battle and is hailed a war hero. General Mandible, quite surprised that there were any survivors, pretends to congratulate him on his valiant efforts. When Z is presented to the Queen and Bala, the princess reveals his identity as a mere worker ant.


Discovering Z's blatant disregard for procedure and criminal act of masquerading as a soldier, General Mandible orders his guards to take away Z. While Z stands behind Bala, trying to get away from Mandible, someone shouts out that "Z is taking the princess hostage." Z confirms this in a marginally serious tone, and while pulling her backwards, he accidentally drags her down a refuse chute, and they both exit the colony. Once outside, Bala pushes Z away, quite upset that he removed her from the colony, and waves to alert the soldiers who have appeared at a distance, running to save her. While they are heading towards Bala and Z, a magnifying glass (ostensibly held by a human child) appears and begins focusing a beam of sunlight onto the approaching soldiers ants, leading to their explosive demise. Despite resistance from Bala, Z convinces her to accompany him on his journey to Insectopia, citing their respective ill fortunes that await them should they return to the colony (she will be General Mandible's bride, and he will likely be imprisoned, or perhaps even executed for treason). Chute may refer to: Chute, a facility that allows the movement of items from one level to another by gravity Chute, a parish and group of villages in the county of Wiltshire, England. ... This article is about a type of political territory. ...


Word of Z and his exploits have spread throughout the colony and the workers begin to lose interest in work, wondering why they even bother. They take up a protest march, demanding individualism and choice. General Mandible gets an idea, and stands upon a balcony, asking the crowd why Z hasn't come back for them. He lies and says Z does not care about the workers and for the workers to come to the Tunnel Opening Ceremonies and have the day off. Upon making this speech, Mandible notices Weaver amongst the worker crowd and orders him brought to his office. Individualism is a term used to describe a moral, political, or social outlook that stresses human independence and the importance of individual self-reliance and liberty. ...


Mandible has Weaver physically disciplined and asks him where Z would flee to. When Weaver refuses to speak, Mandible blackmails him by threatening to torture Azteca (Lopez), a former co-worker of Z's and Weaver's new girlfriend. Weaver cannot tolerate the torture of Azteca and finally gives in and informs him that if Z would be going anywhere, it would be "Insectopia." Mandible sends out his most loyal and trusted officer, Colonel Cutter (Walken), to locate Bala and kill Z.


Meanwhile, Z and Bala have found Insectopia, which is essentially an insects' foraging-ground surrounding a garbage basket. Bala begins to reciprocate Z's amorous feelings. Just as the couple become complacent in the insects' paradise, Cutter intrudes and recaptures Bala. Z escapes Cutter and turns back towards the colony to rescue Bala. Bala, upon returning, is not taken to her mother, but to the private office of General Mandible. There, she discovers Mandible's secret plan to "rinse away the filth from our gutters" and start a new, pure colony. Mandible orders Bala to remain incarcerated while he puts his plan into action.


Z returns, just in time to meet Bala when she freed herself from captivity by breaking one of the larger windows with a chair. They learn more about Mandible's plans and figure out that he plans to not only eliminate the Queen but all the workers by flooding the colony using the workers' mega tunnel, leaving his chosen ants to rule the colony. Z and Bala rush to save the colony but they are too late - all the exits have been blocked and the flooding already commenced. The incident which directly leads to the flooding of the tunnel system is an important turning point in the plot; while workers are abandoning the work throughout the colony, a foreman grabs a tool in order to make a statement that work must proceed because those are his orders. It is his continued effort which leads to the flood.


Z calls upon the workers to make a ladder so they can break through the colony roof and avoid drowning. As the ladder is formed, Weaver holds it up by himself, ordering Z and Azteca to reach the top and break through. Z achieves this, and the workers break through to the surface, only to see General Mandible and his soldiers outside the colony, safe from the flood. Z begs for help, but Mandible grabs a spear, determined to finish off the ant that had caused him and "the colony" so much trouble. In a brave twist, Cutter steps forward and knocks Mandible aside, tired of his fascism, and helps Z up to safety. Furious, Mandible shouts "I am the colony!," and charges at Cutter to attack him; just in time, though, Z pushes Cutter aside and it is he who Mandible knocks over the edge and down into the flood waters within the colony tunnels below. Mandible hits a thick root and is killed, while Z lands in the water. Cutter orders the soldiers to help the worker ants up, then dives into the water to retrieve Z. He finds him, and flies him to the surface. Louis XIV redirects here. ...


While the story ends there, Z is hailed a hero and presumably marries Bala, saying they will have a few kids "a million or two to begin with". The colony is probably rebuilt and Cutter is likely promoted from colonel to general. Subsequent to the realizations of the colony and its members, it is suggested that the colony is transformed from a communistic military state that values conformity to a democratic state that values individualism. As for the flooded tunnels, Z announces that they now have an "indoor swimming pool". At the end, Z announces that he is seeing a therapist to help him recover from his ordeal. For the 2003 film, see Swimming Pool (film). ...


Cast

The cast features several actors from movies Woody Allen wrote and directed, including Sharon Stone (Stardust Memories), Sylvester Stallone (Bananas), Gene Hackman (Another Woman), and Christopher Walken (Annie Hall). Dan Aykroyd later co-starred in Allen's The Curse of the Jade Scorpion. Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg on December 1, 1935) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright. ... Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, producer, and former fashion model. ... Eugene Allen Gene Hackman[1] (born January 30, 1930) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. ... For the meteorologist of The Weather Channel, see The Weather Channel (United States). ... Sylvester Stallone (born Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone on July 6, 1946) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. ... Christopher Walken (born March 31, 1943) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actor. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian/American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... Anne Bancroft (September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005) was an iconic Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... Jane Curtin - Promo Picture from 3rd Rock from the Sun Jane Therese Curtin (born September 6, 1947) is an American actress and comedian, from Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... Grant Shaud (born Edward Shaud III on February 27, 1961) is an American actor best known for playing the character of Miles Silverberg on the 1990s TV sitcom Murphy Brown. ... Danny Lebern Glover[1] (born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political activist. ...


Crew

Crew Position
Directed by Eric Darnell
Tim Johnson
Produced by Brad Lewis
Aron Warner
Patty Wooton
Written by Todd Alcott
Chris Weitz &
Paul Weitz
Executive Producer Penny Finkelmen Cox
Sandra Rabins
Carl Rosendahl
Music by Harry Gregson-Williams
John Powell
Production Designer John Bell
Art Director Kendal Cronkhite
Film Editor Stan Webb
Supervising Animators Rex Grignon
Raman Hui
Visual Effects Supervisor Ken Bielenberg
Head of Story Randy Cartwright
Head of Layout Simon J. Smith
Character Designer Raman Hui
Additional Sequences Directed by Lawrence Guterman
Production Manager Patty Bonfilio
Jane Hartwell
Denise Minter

Eric Darnell is the co-diriector of Antz and Madagascar, and is set to direct Madagascar 2. ... Tim Johnson may refer to: Tim Johnson (politician) Democratic senior U.S. senator from South Dakota Timothy Johnson (Author) Critically acclaimed author Tim Johnson (American football), current American football linebacker. ... Brad Lewis, PhD, MD, is a liberal critical theorist, with most of his work dealing in psychiatry. ... Aron Warner is an actor and producer. ... Todd Alcott (Born October 22, 1961 in Crystal Lake, Illinois) is an American screenwriter, playwright, actor, and director. ... Chris Weitz (born 1970 in New York, New York) is the producer and director (along with brother Paul Weitz) of American Pie, About a Boy, and other movies. ... Paul Weitz (born 1966 in New York, New York) is a film director and screenwriter. ... Harry Gregson-Williams (born December 13, 1961) is a Grammy-nominated British film score composer. ... For the geologist and U.S. explorer, see John Wesley Powell, for the Mayor of Toronto see John Powell (politician). ... John Bell is a common name. ... Kendal Cronkhite was most recently production designer for DreamWorks Animations Madagascar. ... Stan Webb (born Stanley Webb, 3 February 1946, in Fulham, South London, England) is the lead guitarist with the blues band, Chicken Shack. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Randy Cartwright (born October 31, 1951 in Newport News, Virginia) is an American animator. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Lawrence Guterman was announced as the director of the Artemis Fowl series of movies but is currently no longer the director. ...

Annie Awards

Result Award Winner/Nominee Recipient(s)
NOMINATED Individual Achievement in Directing Eric Darnell (Director)
Tim Johnson (Director)
NOMINATED Individual Achievement in Writing Todd Alcott (Screenplay)
Chris Weitz (Screenplay) &
Paul Weitz (Screenplay)
NOMINATED Individual Achievement in Production Design John Bell (Production Designer)
NOMINATED Individual Achievement in Music Harry Gregson-Williams (Music)
John Powell (Music)

Eric Darnell is the co-diriector of Antz and Madagascar, and is set to direct Madagascar 2. ... Tim Johnson may refer to: Tim Johnson (politician) Democratic senior U.S. senator from South Dakota Timothy Johnson (Author) Critically acclaimed author Tim Johnson (American football), current American football linebacker. ... Todd Alcott (Born October 22, 1961 in Crystal Lake, Illinois) is an American screenwriter, playwright, actor, and director. ... Chris Weitz (born 1970 in New York, New York) is the producer and director (along with brother Paul Weitz) of American Pie, About a Boy, and other movies. ... Paul Weitz (born 1966 in New York, New York) is a film director and screenwriter. ... John Bell is a common name. ... Harry Gregson-Williams (born December 13, 1961) is a Grammy-nominated British film score composer. ... For the geologist and U.S. explorer, see John Wesley Powell, for the Mayor of Toronto see John Powell (politician). ...

Movie references

This movie contains several clever references/parodies to blockbuster movies such as:

  • The Mask of Zorro — The scene in which the worker ants are protesting the class system and shouting for Z is similar to one in The Mask of Zorro. Don Raphael has returned to California, and the peasants begin to revolt, shouting "Zorro! Zorro!" General Mandible gives a speech that bears a strong semblance to Raphael's. Both sought-after figures have names in which the letter "Z" figures prominently.
  • Titanic — During the flooding of the tunnel, one shot in particular contains a strong reference to the film Titanic. The similar shot in both movies contain a large number of characters fleeing up an incline away from an impending wall of water. Even the music during that shot contains a homage to the film.
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope — After Princess Bala accuses Z of being an idiot for kidnapping her, he says "Who's the bigger idiot, the idiot or the idiot who gets kidnapped by the idiot?", echoing Obi-Wan Kenobi's famous line, "Who's more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him?"
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back — While crossing the lake, Bala says "I hope you know what you're doing," to which Z responds, "Yeah, me too". Leia Organa and Han Solo (respectively) say the same thing as Han takes the Millennium Falcon into an asteroid.
  • Pulp Fiction - During the dance scene between Z and Princess Bala, their dancing is identical to that seen in Jackrabbit Slim's between Vincent and Mia.
  • Independence Day - When the magnified sunbeam is about to burn the soldier ant, he utters the same words uttered by curious people who gather at the top of a sky scraper before they are incinerated by the beam from the alien space ship, "It's beautiful".
  • Godzilla - While Z is trying to rescue Bala while riding on a person's shoestring, there is a strong reference to the 1998 film Godzilla; it mimics Godzilla/Zilla's rampage through New York, complete with the legs and feet moving in slow-motion. Incidentally, both films were released the same year, and both took place in New York City.
  • Metropolis - General Mandible's plan to flood the colony to get rid of the workers is similar to Rotwang's plan to flood the underground city in Fritz Lang's 1927 fil Metropolis. Also, the division of the ants' society, into workers and rich people is similar to the life of the workers and the upper class in Metropolis.

The Mask of Zorro (1998) is an American action film directed by Martin Campbell, and stars Antonio Banderas with Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Stuart Wilson. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Titanic is a 1997 American romantic drama film directed, written, produced and edited by James Cameron about the sinking of the RMS Titanic. ... This movie poster for Star Wars depicts many of the films important elements, such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, X-Wing and Y-Wing fighters Star Wars, retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981 (see note at Title,) is the original (and in chronological... Obi-Wan Kenobi is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... Her Royal Highness, Princess Leia Organa Solo of Alderaan (born 19 BBY), a fictional character in the Star Wars universe played by actress Carrie Fisher in the films and by Ann Sachs in the 1980s radio drama. ... Han Solo is a character in the Star Wars universe. ... The Millennium Falcon is a fictional spacecraft in the Star Wars universe commanded by smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and his Wookiee firstmate, Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew). ... For other uses, see Asteroid (disambiguation). ... Pulp Fiction is an Academy Award-winning 1994 film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote the screenplay with Roger Avary. ... Independence Day (also known as its promotional abbreviation ID4) is an Academy Award winning science fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich. ... Godzilla is an American science fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich and starred Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria, Michael Lerner and Kevin Dunn. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... For other uses, see Metropolis (disambiguation). ...

Reception

DVD cover for the film
DVD cover for the film

The cinematic release of Antz was somewhat overshadowed by Pixar's A Bug's Life. In theaters just a month after Antz, A Bug's Life is also a computer animated film based on the adventures of a misfit ant who falls for the princess of the colony. Antz, receiving a PG rating, is not as child-centric as A Bug's Life (which received a G rating). It deals with slightly more complex themes, including conformity and war, and its imagery is less colorful and more realistic; for example, the ants' coloration is orange-brown rather than bright blue and the ants in Antz have six extremities (four legs and two arms) rather than the more human-like four. The film shows the transition of the colony from a dictatorship to a democracy. General Mandible's plan to "rinse away all the filth from our gutters" (the colony) is reminiscent of Adolf Hitler's "Final Solution." There are also parallels to Soviet-style socialism, as well as to Lois Lowry's famed novel, The Giver. There are also many similarities between the movie and Ayn Rand's book, Anthem. It also features various uses of the word damn. Image File history File links Antz-poster. ... Image File history File links Antz-poster. ... Pixars studio lot in Emeryville Pixar Animation Studios is an American computer animation studio based in Emeryville, California (USA) notable for its seven Academy Awards. ... A Bugs Life is a computer animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 25, 1998, in Australia on January 12, 1999 and in the United Kingdom on 5 February 1999. ... A Bugs Life is a computer animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 25, 1998, in Australia on January 12, 1999 and in the United Kingdom on 5 February 1999. ... Forms of government Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A dictatorship is an autocratic form of government in which the government is ruled by a dictator. ... Hitler redirects here. ... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ... Soviet redirects here. ... Lois Lowry (born March 20, 1937) is an author of childrens literature who has been awarded the Newbery Medal twice: first for Number the Stars in 1990, and again in 1994 for The Giver, her most famous and controversial work. ... The Giver is a soft science fiction novel written by Lois Lowry and published on April 16, 1993. ... An anthem is a composition to an English religious text sung in the context of an Anglican service. ... dAmn (deviantART messaging network) is the name of the real-time chat system implemented on deviantART version 4. ...


Despite the greater box office success of A Bug's Life, critics praised Antz with positive reviews. The variety of themes, interesting visuals, and voice acting were each aspects of the film that were praised. The film holds a 97% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes [1] (compared with A Bug's Life which earned a 91%).[2] A Bugs Life is a computer animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 25, 1998, in Australia on January 12, 1999 and in the United Kingdom on 5 February 1999. ...


The film grossed $90 million domestically. [3] No sequel has ever been made in spite of its immense worldwide popularity.


Trivia

  • After the end credits, A PDI logo appeared. This was the first and last appearance with the logo, and its only appearance on home video was on the VHS release of Antz.
  • A second and more recent release of Antz on DVD was in 2006.

Pacific Data Images was a computer animation production company that was bought by DreamWorks SKG. It is now known as PDI/DreamWorks and is half of DreamWorks Animation SKG, the public company formed by merging PDI and the feature animation division of DreamWorks SKG. // PDI was founded in 1980 by... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

References

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External links

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