Them!

Continuity mistake: When James Whitmore is attacked by the ant in the Los Angeles sewer system, James Arness arrives, firing an M-1 Garand rifle. In the next scene, he's armed with a Thompson submachine gun.

Continuity mistake: When the girl wakes up in the ambulance, she has much less dirt on her forehead for one shot. It reappears as she lays down. (00:09:00)

Dr Wilson

Continuity mistake: When Patricia is pouring formic acid in the glass, the nurse's hands change position on the girl's chair. (00:23:35)

Dr Wilson

Continuity mistake: When they go to visit the trailer, Pat is surprised by an ant on a bluff. When they shoot it, it falls with it's head just over the edge and two bushes in front of it. They switch to a camera angle from behind the ant and now its head is further back and there is a large white rock in front of the ant's head.

mrfrede

Continuity mistake: When the police went into the trailer her did not have a pencil in his pocket, in the trailer bedroom he had a pencil in his shirt pocket to pick up the gun. Then in the next scene it is gone.

Continuity mistake: When the two officers drive up to the first destroyed trailer the awning at the rear of the trailer is very visible. When the officer walks to the back of the trailer the awning is gone.

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning, the two cops leave the trailer to go to Gramps' store. When they leave, the shadows are low but there should be plenty of daylight left. They arrive at the store and it's pitch black out, but it was only a twelve mile drive.

mrfrede

Continuity mistake: When James Whitmore is attacked by the ant in the Los Angeles sewer system, James Arness arrives, firing an M-1 Garand rifle. In the next scene, he's armed with a Thompson submachine gun.

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Jensen: General, I'll make a deal with you. You make me a sergeant in charge of the booze and I'll enlist. Make me a sergeant in charge of the booze! Make me a sergeant in charge of the booze.

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Trivia: When Ben Peterson is killed by a giant ant, he emits a high-pitched, half-choked death scream. This scream has been used in many other movies ever since: in Small Soldiers (when Brick Bazooka loses his legs); in Star Wars - A New Hope, when Luke shoots a stormtrooper in the shaft-swinging scene; in Lord Of The Rings - The Two Towers, when an Elf warrior is thrown off the Helm's Deep wall; and in Lord Of The Rings - Return of The King, when a Gondor soldier fleeing from Osgilliath is snatched up and dumped by a Nazgul steed. I guess that makes it the most used death scream in movie history.

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Question: What was the purpose of the bag on the hood ornament of the police car in the beginning of the movie?

Answer: You fill the canvas bag with water, put it somewhere where the air can blow through, and the evaporation of the water seeping through the canvas creates cool water inside.

stiiggy

Answer: The bag is "spare" radiator water for when you're in the desert.

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