Antz is a 1998 American computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson (in their feature directorial debuts) from a screenplay by Todd Alcott, Chris Weitz, and Paul Weitz. The film features the voices of Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Christopher Walken, Dan Aykroyd, Anne Bancroft, Danny Glover and Gene Hackman. Some of the main characters share facial similarities with the actors who voice them. Antz was the first film from DreamWorks Animation, and the second feature-length computer-animated film after Disney and Pixar's Toy Story (1995).
Z Marion-4195, or "Z" for short, is a neurotic and pessimistic worker ant who longs to express himself. While at a bar one night, Z falls in love with the ant colony's princess, Bala, when she visits the bar to escape her suffocating royal life.
|author||Chris Weitz Paul Weitz Todd Alcott|
|contentLocation||New York City|
|director||Eric Darnell Tim Johnson|
|genre||adventure animation comedy fantasy|
|keywords||acid-shooting all star ant colony better life break in build central park coup d\'etat drown flood fontanellar gun grieve held captive human tower kill mantis march married couple one night opening ceremony praying mantis reward suffocate tackle termite towering ladder traumatize war criminal war hero water leak|
|musicBy||Harry Gregson-Williams John Powell|
|producer||Aron Warner Brad Lewis Patty Wooton|
|theme||animated children's comedy fantasy-comedy|