Parents' Guide to

The Ant Bully

By Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Cute animated movie has messages of compassion, teamwork.

Movie PG 2006 100 minutes
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age 8+

Based on 5 parent reviews

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age 5+

One of my favorites.

I absolutely loved this movie! The ending is a bit over the top as far as ditching reality to be happy but hey, it's a kids movie after all. Great moral lessons and something I think a lot of today's kids don't have, a lesson on thinking about OTHERS! great character development and the voice acting is one of the best I have experienced! I would highly recommend this movie. I see it compared to "Ants" and "A Bugs Life" due to it involving ants but it is (other then the message of working together) a completely different movie. other then my initial thought at seeing the cover of the film, I did not once think of those other, very different movies. this film was unique in it's approach on modern day issues.

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This is a fun family movie with some great life lessons. While most kid movies spout valuable life lessons of one sort or another, the ones that work don't talk down to kids. The Ant Bully falls into that category, using humor and grace (not to mention an impressive voice cast) to tell a good story and remind us there's more to life than our own little world.

Guess what? It's not all about us! That's right, there are lots of other worlds out there humming along quite nicely without us, thank you very much. And Oscar-nominated director John A. Davis (Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius) and producer Tom Hanks are here to remind us of that.

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