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Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way to control their spread in this Cold War-era monster film.

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Directed by

Gordon Douglas

Written by

Ted Sherdeman (Screenplay)
Russell S. Hughes (Adaptation)
George Worthing Yates (Story)

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Amazing New Warner Bros. Sensation!

Cast

Keywords

monster desert army giant monster fbi atomic bomb new mexico ant animal horror mutation radiation giant ant giant insect

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Lists

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Effects, Special Effects