|Sharon Stone||Princess Bala|
|Gene Hackman||General Mandible|
|Christopher Walken||Colonel Cutter|
|John Mahoney||Grebs, Drunk Scout|
Z the worker ant strives to reconcile his own individuality with the communal work-ethic of the ant colony. He falls in love with ant-Princess Bala, Z strives to make social inroads, and then must save the ant colony from the treacherous scheming of the evil General Mandible that threaten to wipe out the entire worker population.