A Bugs Life
The ant colony is trying to collect as much food as they can before the rain season hits. The grasshoppers are in control and keep track of the ant’s actions. The ants pick the food, the grasshoppers eat the food. The ants are pressed for time, working overtime to try and fit the grasshopper’s requirements; Flick, the main character tries to invent things to make collecting food easier. His inventions are never successful, but one of his inventions goes wrong and knocks all the food down leaving the colony with no food. The colony is now furious with Flick so he decides to leave the colony and find bigger bugs to help collect food.
On his way out of the colony two teenage ants come across Flick and they keep telling him how he has no chance in the outside world and that their parents think he is a failure. Flick ignores them as a little ant named Dot follows him to let him know how she admires him and tell him that she believes in him. When Flick reaches the edge of the colony, the camera pans out and shows how massive the world outside the colony is, Flick stops and has to make the decision to move onward. On his trek through the Big City, Flick comes across a group he calls warriors, but Flick is unaware that these bugs are just circus bugs. Flick tells them he needs their help and they agree, even though the bugs think he wants them to perform and Flick thinks they are going to help wage war with the grasshoppers and win the ants freedom. On the way to the ant colony the bugs discover what they are really in for and decide to go back to the city. When Dot comes to greet the newcomers, she gets trapped by these 2 grasshoppers and the circus bugs save her life, showing that they have potential of saving the colony. When they get back to the colony, they hatch a plan to fight off the grasshoppers with a big wooden bird they will make.
As they continue with the building of a bird, the leader of the circus, Flea comes to the colony in search for...