Insect movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant insect movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, serious, tense and light films and TV shows about / with insect, danger, transformation, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, heroes, explosion, mutant and spider plots mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as insect: Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012), Mimic (1997), Bugs (2003), Bite (2015), Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973), The Swarm (2020), Minuscule (2006), Dragon Wasps (2012), The Island of Giant Insects (2020), Insect (2018).

List of insect movies

Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, adult animation, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, creature, alien, space and aliens, distant planet, outer space, insect, heroes, military, giant insect, soldier, future war ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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 6.0
 50K
Mimic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: cockroach, virus, mutation, mutant, insect, experiment gone awry, scientist, deadly creature, evolution, genetic engineering, eaten alive, disappearance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 3.8
 830
Bugs (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A cop on the track of a criminal finds himself in the midst of an unfinished subway tunnel, when his flashlight reveals a startling discovery: a three metre long scorpion-like Bug. With one slice of its massive tail the bug fells the man and devours ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: monster, insect, dangerous animal, chaos, deadly creature, race against time, special agents, swat team, creature, violence, battles, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.9
 5K
Bite (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she's able to, she starts exhibiting ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, scary, rough, tense ...
Plot: mutation, body horror, infection, infected, transformation, murder, insect, mutant, female protagonist, vacation, cheating fiancee, female monster ...
Place: costa rica
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Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Neil Agar, a security agent with the State Department, is dispatched to Peckham, California to investigate the death of a bacteriologist working at government-sponsored Brandt Research. His investigation is soon complicated by a growing number of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, scientist, small town, research laboratory, insect, mutant, crimes, special agents, bee, exploitation, murder, transformation ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
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 5.3
 7K
The Swarm (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Virginie lives on a farm with her children Laura (15) and Gaston (7) and raises locusts as a high-protein crop. Life is hard: money worries and practical problems are piling up, tensions with her kids and neighbors are running high. But everything ...
Style: tense, psychological
Plot: insect, climate change, grasshopper, single mother, farm, family business, business, survival horror, family relations, killing an animal, sabotage, economic crisis ...
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 1K
Minuscule (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: Minuscule—the private life of insects is a French-made series of short video animations giving "a bird's eye view of insects' day to day existence, distorted through a burlesque, yet poetic lens". The characters are ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nature, everyday life, escapades, real world, insect, dangerous animal, prank, animal life, french, heroes, family, beetle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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 3.0
 1K
Dragon Wasps (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A scientist enlists the help of the US army to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father, deep in the Belizean jungle. Caught in the crossfire between a brutal guerrilla army controlled by a mystical warlord, they are also confronted by ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: jungle, wasp, rescue, deadly creature, mutant, soldier, insect, giant insect, mutation, military base, scientist, loss of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Island of Giant Insects (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After an airplane crash during a school trip, Oribe Mutsumi and her classmates were stranded on a seemingly deserted island. Mutsumi found the other survivors, and used her wilderness knowledge to help them. She expects that they will be rescued in ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: plane crash, insect, survivor, island, teenager, desert island, survival, air disaster, human spirit, student, adventure, characters in danger ...
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 6.2
 464
Insect (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Dung Beetle is late, the Parasite is asleep and Mrs Larva is more interested in her knitting than the director’s instructions. It’s clear: this amateur theatre company has a long way to go before they can perform their version of The Insect ...
Style: allegory, psychotronic, humorous, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: beetle, insect, cockroach, hallucination, drifter, dark humor, baby, actor, newborn baby, director, murder, dog ...
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, psychotronic, entertaining, light ...
Plot: magic, wizards, magical creature, magic wand, fantasy world, teleportation, witch, good versus evil, friendship, magician, sorcerer, supernatural power ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, arizona, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, london ...
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 7.3
 640K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, technology, good versus evil, ant, supernatural power, super speed, shrinking, escapades, heroes, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
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 5.1
 2K
They Nest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After freezing up under pressure in the emergency room, Dr. Cahill decides to spend a few months unwinding on a little Maine island where he immediately gets off on the wrong foot with the locals. Meanwhile, a body has washed up on shore infested ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: cockroach, island, experiment gone awry, plague, mad scientist, dangerous animal, deadly creature, rescue, survival, family in danger, isolation, insect ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, new england, atlantic ocean, boston
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 3K
The Nest (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, mutant, experiment, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, village, chaos, escapades, creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.3
 603
Turbo FAST (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After Turbo the Snail's improbable win at the Indianapolis 500, the superfast racer finds his life forever changed after he returns from his victory tour. Namely, Tito, his human companion, has built Starlite City, a massive miniature city with ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: car race, super speed, friendship, adventure, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, follow your dream, escapades, chase, insect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends is an animated program based on the children's books by David Kirk, which airs on Nick Jr. in the United States, on Treehouse TV in Canada, and on Discovery Kids in Brazil. Each episode follows the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, family relations, escapades, supportive parent, insect, friends, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, youth, family, forest ...
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Marvel's Ant-Man (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 2 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Scott Lang as Ant-Man, dealing with everything from super villains to miniature alien invasions (and occasionally helping Cassie with her homework). Along with The Wasp and Hank Pym, Ant-Man protects the world one inch at a time.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: superhero, ant, alien, insect, scientist, costumed hero, shrinking, fighting crime, comic hero, body transformation, heroes, transformation ...
Is relevant ?
Minuscule 2: Mandibles From Far Away (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Guadeloupe, China, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the conditioning unit of a small chestnut can factory in a quiet little country village as winter slowly settles, a young ladybug gets trapped by accident in a cardboard box shipped to the Caribbean. His parent sets off for the paradise ...
Plot: ladybug, nature, rescue, crab, insect, spider, ant, dog, praying mantis, exotic island, beach resort, anthropomorphic animal ...
Place: caribbean
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Shake Rattle and Roll Fourteen: The Invasion (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Philippines
Story: Shake, Rattle and Roll 14 : The Invasion is a 2012 science fiction horror film directed by Chito S. Roño. The film stars an ensemble casts including Janice de Belen, Herbert Bautista, Dennis Trillo, Lovi Poe, Paulo Avelino, Martin Escudero and ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting, scary ...
Plot: last will and testament, inheritance, ghost, soldier, nurse, chase, police, uncle, haunted house, vampire, alien, jungle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines
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Spookley the Square Pumpkin (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dare to be square! In a world where "The only good pumpkins are round pumpkins!" SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPKIN is often teased by the other pumpkins because of his odd shape. Soon, Spookley is befriended by Edgar, Allan and Poe, three ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, contemplative
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, halloween, young heroes, social misfits, friends, family, misfit, farm, insect, scarecrow, anthropomorphism, surrealism ...
Is relevant ?
 3.7
 2K
Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, swat team, supernatural, track down, escaped prisoner, transformation, virus, police investigation, scientist, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 199
Bug Me Not! (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Moon is a young misfit who has the ability to talk to bugs. Moon has always been perceived as a "misfit" because she spoke baby talk too long. She has a crush on a boy named Hyland who works in a store across the street from her house. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, supernatural, supernatural ability, youth, teenage love, teenage life, environmentalism, imaginary kingdom, insect, heroes, dangerous animal, twins ...
Place: hong kong
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The Buzz on Maggie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Buzz on Maggie is a Canadian/American animated television series which originally aired for 21 episodes between June 2005 and June 2006. The series focuses on Maggie Pesky, a happy-go-lucky tween fly, that aspires of becoming a rock star, but ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, best friends, family, dangerous animal, child protagonist, female protagonist, school, surrealism, insect, danger, bug, 12 year old
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 7.8
 142K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, supernatural, high school, supernatural power, teenage love, teenage life, friends, transformation, teen romance, life turned upside down, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico, japan, france
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Maya the Bee: The Honey Games (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an overenthusiastic Maya accidentally embarrasses the Empress of Buzztropolis, she is forced to unite with a team of misfit bugs and compete in the Honey Games for a chance to save her hive.
Style: light, sweet, touching, inspirational, funny
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: bee, anthropomorphism, team, direction and purpose, insect, contests and competitions, overnight success, victory, honey, talking animals
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Locusts: The 8th Plague (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of scientists try to stop a swarm of flesh-eating locusts that escape from a top secret government lab in the USA Midwest.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, locust, dangerous animal, save the day, race against time, entomologist, insect, secret place, government facility, apocalypse, female soldier, soldier ...
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Tall Tales from the Magical Garden of Antoon Krings (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Apollo, a kind-hearted travelling performer, lands in the village of the Funny Little Bugs, it’s not too long before he upsets the life of the kingdom. As Apollo falls into a trap set by Wendy, the jealous and treacherous cousin of the queen, ...
Style: colourful, entertaining, funny, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: insect, adventure, friendship, fantasy world, bee, beautiful scenery, mother nature, anthropomorphism, destiny, heroine, wildlife, talking animals ...
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Katy Caterpillar (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Katy Caterpillar lives in a cherry tree deep in the forest, but she longs to see the wide world. When she finally gets her chance, she meets lots of fascinating characters along the way.
Plot: forest, butterfly, insect, sibling relationship, self discovery, animals, mother nature, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, caterpillar
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Cagaster of an Insect Cage (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Thirty years after a disease that turns the infected into carnivorous insects emerged, a young exterminator and a teenage girl search for her mother.
Style: apocalyptic, suspense, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: transformation, disease, combat, infestation, fantasy world, adventure, young heroes, teamwork, battles, showdown, struggle for survival, insect ...
Time: distant future
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 413
Bite Me! (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a new strain of marijuana is delivered to a remote strip club, an army of insect creatures hungry for human blood starts feeding on the staff and patrons. Soon the bugs cause provocative havoc as their bite elicits a particularly potent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, chaos, escapades, deadly creature, crimes, heroes, special agents, drug dealing, supernatural, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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