|release date||June 13 2003|
|starring||Chris McKenna, Kari Wuhrer, Daniel Baldwin, George Wendt|
Synopsis"King of the Ants" is about finding your true calling in life. Sean Crawley is drifting along until Norm from "Cheers" rolls in. Norm hooks Crawley up with some bad people that need some dirty work done. Crawley jumps at the opportunity. The rest of the movie is Crawley coming to grips with the real world through the use of extreme violence. Crawley starts to see people as if they were ants. He wants to be the King.
The title of Stuart Gordon’s “King of the Ants,” a 2003 straight-to-video release adapted from a novel by Charlie Higson, implies you’ll be watching something akin to that recent revision of Willard. In such a film, the main character would, in some way, be wronged, but would survive and then avenge himself with help from a CG-enhanced assortment of ant disciples, over whom he would rule as King, and one of whom would have a nickname and act really, really well—for an ant. In one scene of the same (hypothetical, mind you) film, said pale-skinned, dark-suited title character would darken the middle of a backlit doorway, while millions of the film’s aforeimagined ants swarmed past him and onto the prone body of his enemy, leaving only a skeleton in their wake. …Read More