"A Bug's Life" quotes

A Bug's Life poster
A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Director: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton
Writer: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Joe Ranft
Production: N/A
Year: 1998
MetaScore: 77/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: $162,798,565
Released: 25 Nov 1998
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 14 wins & 21 nominations total

153 Clips

Ooh Oh my goodness - A Bug's Life 00:15
Ooh Oh my goodness
Dr Flora Oh dear Not another one - A Bug's Life 00:18
Dr Flora Oh dear Not another one
This is a thought and it was mine Why go back to Ant Island at all - A Bug's Life 00:16
This is a thought and it was mine Why go back to Ant Island...
Anytime pal - A Bug's Life 00:14
Anytime pal
You moron we'll be out of here before it rains - A Bug's Life 00:14
You moron we'll be out of here before it rains
Hey bartender Bloody Mary O positive - A Bug's Life 00:06
Hey bartender Bloody Mary O positive
Jawohl Thrust parry lunge - A Bug's Life 00:08
Jawohl Thrust parry lunge
I'm so sorry kids I wish you could come along too - A Bug's Life 00:04
I'm so sorry kids I wish you could come along too
Yes Your Highness He's our resident thespian - A Bug's Life 00:09
Yes Your Highness He's our resident thespian
So is there a Mrs Ant you have to tunnel home to - A Bug's Life 00:13
So is there a Mrs Ant you have to tunnel home to
Hello kids Ready to make some grasshoppers cry - A Bug's Life 00:10
Hello kids Ready to make some grasshoppers cry
The caterpillar's using himself as live bait How brave - A Bug's Life 00:06
The caterpillar's using himself as live bait How brave
But I am flying And from way up here you all look like little ants - A Bug's Life 00:08
But I am flying And from way up here you all look like...
I'm gonna be rich rich rich - A Bug's Life 00:13
I'm gonna be rich rich rich
You mean you're not warriors - A Bug's Life 00:12
You mean you're not warriors
Try not to look like a country bug - A Bug's Life 00:07
Try not to look like a country bug
You little termites - A Bug's Life 00:23
You little termites
Tweet tweet Tweet tweet - A Bug's Life 00:06
Tweet tweet Tweet tweet
You piece of dirt No I'm wrong - A Bug's Life 00:08
You piece of dirt No I'm wrong
Making all stops to the septic tank including standing water - A Bug's Life 00:10
Making all stops to the septic tank including standing water
So where is it - A Bug's Life 00:07
So where is it
The circus the circus I love the circus - A Bug's Life 00:05
The circus the circus I love the circus
Hey cutie Wanna pollinate with a real bug - A Bug's Life 00:06
Hey cutie Wanna pollinate with a real bug
That's very true Hoppy Where would the mystery be if we all knew how it was - A Bug's Life 00:07
That's very true Hoppy Where would the mystery be if we all...
Oh look at the beautiful colors of the blood - A Bug's Life 00:06
Oh look at the beautiful colors of the blood
Come on Francis You're making the maggots cry - A Bug's Life 00:05
Come on Francis You're making the maggots cry
Utilizing psychic vibrations - A Bug's Life 00:11
Utilizing psychic vibrations
Here I go For the colony and for oppressed ants everywhere - A Bug's Life 00:07
Here I go For the colony and for oppressed ants everywhere
Where do you get the gall to do this to me - A Bug's Life 00:14
Where do you get the gall to do this to me
I think I'll go check on the bird - A Bug's Life 00:13
I think I'll go check on the bird
You don't think I've offended the warriors do you - A Bug's Life 00:14
You don't think I've offended the warriors do you
Well Flik ya did I was just trying to help - A Bug's Life 00:10
Well Flik ya did I was just trying to help
That's no way to speak to a lady I heard that you twig - A Bug's Life 00:05
That's no way to speak to a lady I heard that you twig
Manny we're on - A Bug's Life 00:16
Manny we're on
You can't go I'm desperate Really I couldn't tell - A Bug's Life 00:06
You can't go I'm desperate Really I couldn't tell
Ladies and Gentlebugs Larvae of all stages - A Bug's Life 00:10
Ladies and Gentlebugs Larvae of all stages
Flaming Death is a huge hit P T Sh - A Bug's Life 00:12
Flaming Death is a huge hit P T Sh
Your Majesty ladies and gentlemen - A Bug's Life 00:24
Your Majesty ladies and gentlemen
My dad gives you one hour before you come back crying - A Bug's Life 00:12
My dad gives you one hour before you come back crying
Okay come on everyone Break a leg Whoa you're vicious - A Bug's Life 00:05
Okay come on everyone Break a leg Whoa you're vicious
Oh great ones I have been scouting for bugs with your exact talents - A Bug's Life 00:27
Oh great ones I have been scouting for bugs with your exact...
Leave her alone - A Bug's Life 00:25
Leave her alone
You let one ant stand up to us - A Bug's Life 00:35
You let one ant stand up to us
Hey who ordered the pu pu platter - A Bug's Life 00:05
Hey who ordered the pu pu platter
Not one ant sleeps - A Bug's Life 00:15
Not one ant sleeps
Hey Turn your butt off - A Bug's Life 00:04
Hey Turn your butt off
Hopper's afraid of birds And I don't blame 'im - A Bug's Life 00:05
Hopper's afraid of birds And I don't blame 'im
You got a lot of spunk kid but no one's gonna help a bunch of ants - A Bug's Life 00:06
You got a lot of spunk kid but no one's gonna help a bunch...
So bein' a ladybug automatically makes me a girl is that it flyboy Huh - A Bug's Life 00:07
So bein' a ladybug automatically makes me a girl is that it...
Hello there girly bug Shoo fly Don't bother me - A Bug's Life 00:05
Hello there girly bug Shoo fly Don't bother me
Oh it'll be fine It's the same year after year - A Bug's Life 00:11
Oh it'll be fine It's the same year after year
Here ya go slick Enjoy - A Bug's Life 00:09
Here ya go slick Enjoy
Umm Hopper I hate to interrupt but um - A Bug's Life 00:32
Umm Hopper I hate to interrupt but um
Say how many roaches does it take to screw in a light bulb - A Bug's Life 00:07
Say how many roaches does it take to screw in a light bulb
Are you saying I'm stupid No - A Bug's Life 00:07
Are you saying I'm stupid No
And that's how my 12th husband died - A Bug's Life 00:11
And that's how my 12th husband died
I summon the voice of Confucius - A Bug's Life 00:22
I summon the voice of Confucius
Just go tell them the truth They can't know the truth The truth you see is bad - A Bug's Life 00:16
Just go tell them the truth They can't know the truth The...
Francis Your boyfriends from the circus are here - A Bug's Life 00:05
Francis Your boyfriends from the circus are here
But But I It's a bug eat bug world out there Princess - A Bug's Life 00:35
But But I It's a bug eat bug world out there Princess
Uh Hopper You think it's over - A Bug's Life 00:29
Uh Hopper You think it's over
You fired You fired - A Bug's Life 00:08
You fired You fired
Pretend it's a seed okay - A Bug's Life 00:20
Pretend it's a seed okay
Stand back ye flies We are the greatest warriors in all bugdom - A Bug's Life 00:16
Stand back ye flies We are the greatest warriors in all...
Tra la la la la Spring's in the air - A Bug's Life 00:09
Tra la la la la Spring's in the air
Look I'm a beautiful butterfly - A Bug's Life 00:05
Look I'm a beautiful butterfly
You listen to me my boy I've made a living out of being a failure - A Bug's Life 00:09
You listen to me my boy I've made a living out of being a...
What's the point of going out there They'll only laugh at me - A Bug's Life 00:19
What's the point of going out there They'll only laugh at me
Why didn't I think of that Oh Because it's suicide - A Bug's Life 00:06
Why didn't I think of that Oh Because it's suicide
Ba ba all gone - A Bug's Life 00:14
Ba ba all gone
Hey waiter I'm in my soup - A Bug's Life 00:06
Hey waiter I'm in my soup
No Harry no Don't look at the light - A Bug's Life 00:07
No Harry no Don't look at the light
I only got 24 hours to live and I ain't gonna waste it here - A Bug's Life 00:06
I only got 24 hours to live and I ain't gonna waste it here
Oh No no Seriously I've got berry juice in my eye - A Bug's Life 00:36
Oh No no Seriously I've got berry juice in my eye
Your Highness the warriors have called for a secret meeting to plan for a circus - A Bug's Life 00:17
Your Highness the warriors have called for a secret meeting...
You're lower than dirt You're an ant - A Bug's Life 00:35
You're lower than dirt You're an ant
Francis Francis Francis I'm stuck Where are ya - A Bug's Life 00:09
Francis Francis Francis I'm stuck Where are ya
Everything that made that giant tree - A Bug's Life 00:36
Everything that made that giant tree
But let's just pretend for a minute it's a seed We'll just use our imaginations - A Bug's Life 00:36
But let's just pretend for a minute it's a seed We'll just...
I swear if I hadn't promised Mother on her deathbed - A Bug's Life 00:23
I swear if I hadn't promised Mother on her deathbed
Uh uh uh First rule of leadership Everything is your fault - A Bug's Life 00:07
Uh uh uh First rule of leadership Everything is your fault
It's a bug eat bug world out there - A Bug's Life 01:33
It's a bug eat bug world out there
I'm the only stick with eyeballs - A Bug's Life 00:14
I'm the only stick with eyeballs
I'm a beautiful butterfly - A Bug's Life 00:12
I'm a beautiful butterfly
I would kill you - A Bug's Life 01:07
I would kill you
I wish you could come along too - A Bug's Life 00:18
I wish you could come along too
I think I'll go check on the bird - A Bug's Life 00:26
I think I'll go check on the bird
I now summon the voice of Confucius - A Bug's Life 00:24
I now summon the voice of Confucius
I love the circus - A Bug's Life 00:11
I love the circus
I know it's a rock - A Bug's Life 02:14
I know it's a rock
I was just trying to help - A Bug's Life 00:15
I was just trying to help
I have been scouting for bugs with your exact talents - A Bug's Life 00:43
I have been scouting for bugs with your exact talents
I couldn't tell - A Bug's Life 00:10
I couldn't tell
You've got a lot of spunk kid - A Bug's Life 00:21
You've got a lot of spunk kid
You're making the maggots cry - A Bug's Life 00:13
You're making the maggots cry
Your boyfriends from the circus are here - A Bug's Life 00:15
Your boyfriends from the circus are here
You think it's over - A Bug's Life 00:51
You think it's over
You piece of dirt - A Bug's Life 00:15
You piece of dirt
You moron we'll be out of here before it rains - A Bug's Life 00:45
You moron we'll be out of here before it rains
You little termites - A Bug's Life 00:36
You little termites
You listen to me - A Bug's Life 00:22
You listen to me
You let one ant stand up to us - A Bug's Life 01:12
You let one ant stand up to us
How many roaches does it take to screw in a light bulb - A Bug's Life 00:23
How many roaches does it take to screw in a light bulb
Hopper's afraid of birds - A Bug's Life 00:16
Hopper's afraid of birds
Flaming Death is a huge hit - A Bug's Life 00:38
Flaming Death is a huge hit
First rule of leadership - A Bug's Life 00:17
First rule of leadership
Don't look at the light - A Bug's Life 00:19
Don't look at the light
Don't bother me - A Bug's Life 00:10
Don't bother me
Colors of the blood - A Bug's Life 00:11
Colors of the blood
But I  am  flying - A Bug's Life 00:21
But I am flying
Bein' a ladybug automatically makes me a girl - A Bug's Life 00:16
Bein' a ladybug automatically makes me a girl
Are you saying I'm stupid - A Bug's Life 00:17
Are you saying I'm stupid
Are you kidding - A Bug's Life 00:34
Are you kidding
And that's how my twelfth husband died - A Bug's Life 00:31
And that's how my twelfth husband died
And for oppressed ants everywhere - A Bug's Life 00:14
And for oppressed ants everywhere
And I ain't gonna waste it here - A Bug's Life 00:21
And I ain't gonna waste it here
You don't think I've offended the warriors - A Bug's Life 00:31
You don't think I've offended the warriors
Yet again it is up to me to rescue the performance - A Bug's Life 00:24
Yet again it is up to me to rescue the performance
Will you  shut up - A Bug's Life 00:11
Will you shut up
Why didn't I think of that - A Bug's Life 00:17
Why didn't I think of that
Who ordered the Poo Poo Platter - A Bug's Life 00:13
Who ordered the Poo Poo Platter
Where's the line - A Bug's Life 00:50
Where's the line
Where's my  food - A Bug's Life 00:11
Where's my food
Where do you get the gall to do this to me - A Bug's Life 00:31
Where do you get the gall to do this to me
What's the point of going out there - A Bug's Life 00:41
What's the point of going out there
We are the greatest warriors in all Bugdom - A Bug's Life 00:25
We are the greatest warriors in all Bugdom
Wanna pollinate with a real bug - A Bug's Life 00:13
Wanna pollinate with a real bug
Utilizing psychic vibrations - A Bug's Life 00:26
Utilizing psychic vibrations
Turn your butt off - A Bug's Life 00:11
Turn your butt off
Try not to look like a country bug - A Bug's Life 00:14
Try not to look like a country bug
Tra la la la la - A Bug's Life 00:24
Tra la la la la
They can't know the truth - A Bug's Life 00:48
They can't know the truth
The warriors have called a secret meeting to make plans for circus - A Bug's Life 00:46
The warriors have called a secret meeting to make plans for...
The caterpillar's using himself as live bait - A Bug's Life 00:16
The caterpillar's using himself as live bait
The ants keep the food - A Bug's Life 00:27
The ants keep the food
That's very true - A Bug's Life 00:22
That's very true
That's our lot in life - A Bug's Life 00:21
That's our lot in life
That's no way to speak to a lady - A Bug's Life 00:14
That's no way to speak to a lady
Take your best shot - A Bug's Life 00:38
Take your best shot
So is there a Mrs - A Bug's Life 00:28
So is there a Mrs
He asked for it - A Bug's Life 00:18
He asked for it
Rich I'm gonna be rich - A Bug's Life 00:34
Rich I'm gonna be rich
Ready to make some grasshoppers cry - A Bug's Life 00:24
Ready to make some grasshoppers cry
Pretend it's a seed - A Bug's Life 00:19
Pretend it's a seed
My dad doesn't think that - A Bug's Life 00:33
My dad doesn't think that
Me thinketh it not working - A Bug's Life 00:12
Me thinketh it not working
Making all stops to the septic tank - A Bug's Life 00:25
Making all stops to the septic tank
Let this be a lesson to all you ants - A Bug's Life 01:34
Let this be a lesson to all you ants
Leave her alone - A Bug's Life 00:15
Leave her alone
Last year he played the lead in Picnic - A Bug's Life 00:20
Last year he played the lead in Picnic
Ladies and gentlemen - A Bug's Life 00:49
Ladies and gentlemen
Ladies and gentlebugs - A Bug's Life 00:27
Ladies and gentlebugs
Just do what he says - A Bug's Life 00:30
Just do what he says

Cast

Flik - Dave Foley
Hopper - Kevin Spacey
Heimlich - Joe Ranft
Francis - Denis Leary
Gypsy Moth - Madeline Kahn
Rosie - Bonnie Hunt
P.T. Flea - John Ratzenberger
Mr. Soil - Roddy McDowall
Dr. Flora - Edie McClurg
Thorny (voice) - Alex Rocco
Cornelius (voice) - David Ossman
Loco (voice) - Carlos Alazraqui
Thud (voice) - Jack Angel
Aphie / Male Ants (voice) - Bob Bergen
(voice) (as Kimberly Brown) - Kimberly J. Brown
Harry Mosquito - Rodger Bumpass
Ant Boys - Anthony Burch
Female Ants (voice) - Jennifer Darling
Grasshoppers (voice) - Rachel Davey
Baby Maggots (voice) - Debi Derryberry
Male Ants (voice) - Paul Eiding
Female Ants (voice) - Jessica Evans
Male Ants (voice) - Bill Farmer
Grasshopper - Brad Hall
Bus Bettle - Jess Harnell
Ants (voice) - Brenden Hickey
Female Ants (voice) (as Kate Hodges) - Kate Charlotte Hodges
Bug (voice) - Denise Johnson
Thumper - David L. Lander
Bug Zapper Bug #1 - John Lasseter
Female Ants (voice) - Sherry Lynn
Cockroach Waitress - Mickie McGowan
Fly (voice) - Courtland Mead
Female Ants (voice) - Christina Milian
Female Ants (voice) - Kelsey Mulrooney
Grasshopper (voice) - Jeff Pidgeon
Fly Boy - Phil Proctor
Axel (voice) - Jan Rabson
Ant Boys - Jordan Ranft
Female Ants - Rebecca Schneider
Female Ants - Francesca Marie Smith
Bug Zapper Bug #2 - Andrew Stanton
Female Ants - Hannah Swanson
Female Ants - Russi Taylor
Ant Kids - Travis Tedford
Lead Blueberry Scout - Ashley Tisdale
Ant #1 - Lee Unkrich
Ant #2 - Jordan Warkol
Bug #4 - India De Maio
Thumper / Bird / Baby Birds - Paul Rausmussen
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