In recognition of Halloween, I felt it would be a great opportunity to highlight the 6 creepiest bug scenes in American cinema. The criteria was as follows:
- Only scenes that appeared in a domestic, major release movies would be considered.
- Although the bugs could be fictional, they had to be terrestrial within the story line. (We figured alien anthropods deserved their own list).
Interestingly, three of the movies on our list were remakes of originals by the same name.
6. Them! – 1954 (Rescue Scene)
Maybe by today’s standards the giant man-eating ants look cheesy and sound like a fleet of ’49 Buick Roadmasters with slipping fan belts; but in its era, “Them!” left a mark on pop culture by becoming Warner Brothers’ highest grossing film…