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Bugs in Movies

Bugs in Movies — Check out five films, like ”Mimic” and ”The Fly,” that feature creepy crawlers

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Bugs in Movies

MIMIC (1997) Mutant roaches battle their maker (Mira Sorvino) in director Guillermo del Toro’s English-language debut.

JOE’S APARTMENT (1996) An Iowa boy’s first New York City pad comes with a few thousand roommates. And they sing.

ARACHNOPHOBIA (1990) Small-town heroes Jeff Daniels and John Goodman fight the spawn of a killer South American spider.

THE FLY (1986) Jeff Goldblum accidentally morphs into a mansect while wooing Geena Davis. As she says: “Be afraid. Be very afraid.”

THEM! (1954) Giant ants nest beneath Los Angeles. Not exactly the “big one” they were expecting…