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Ants! (1977)

It Happened at Lakewood Manor (original title)
An old-fashioned, lakeside hotel targeted for purchase by an unsavory gambling casino promoter and situated next to a construction site, is attacked by an army of poisonous ants. Efforts to... See full summary »

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Robert Scheerer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Foxworth ... Mike Carr
Lynda Day George ... Valerie Adams
Gerald Gordon ... Tony Fleming
Bernie Casey ... Vince
Barry Van Dyke ... Richard Cyril
Karen Lamm Karen Lamm ... Linda Howard
Myrna Loy ... Ethel
Anita Gillette ... Peggy Kenter
Steve Franken ... White
Brian Dennehy ... Fire Chief
Suzanne Somers ... Gloria
Bruce French ... Tom
Barbara Brownell ... Marjorie
Stacy Keach Sr. ... Doc (as Stacey Keach Sr.)
René Enríquez ... Luis (as Rene Enriquez)
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An old-fashioned, lakeside hotel targeted for purchase by an unsavory gambling casino promoter and situated next to a construction site, is attacked by an army of poisonous ants. Efforts to contain the ants and rescue those trapped in the hotel are hampered by the progress of the creepy crawlers upward from floor to floor. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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The Picnic Is Ruined.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ants! See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A "made-for-TV" movie. See more »

Quotes

Ethel: You know that bird is thirty-two years old!
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Referenced in 31 Days of Horror: Ants! (1977) (2018) See more »

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Ants eat Suzanne Somers!
11 March 1999 | by shuzSee all my reviews

This "television event" came out when bug movies were the vogue (yeah, that lasted about 15 minutes). I saw this when I was 8 years old, and, yes, back then it was creepy. A resort is overrun by evil ants that really don't like us humans too well. They proceed to blanket the resort and kill off many guests. A nude sleeping Suzanne Somers even gets it! The ants looked more like rice painted black, ultra campy. If you like old '70's disaster and/or bug films, it won't top your list...


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