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

By Adam Markovitz
November 02, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

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…