Phase IV

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"Adapt or die."
  • PG
  • 1974
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 6.5  (8,113)
  • 49

Due to a mysterious cosmic event, ants have rapidly evolved with a hive mentality. A science team has been deployed to investigate various structures, all possessing a perfect geometric design, which the ants have built in the Arizona desert. While the human populace of the area has panicked, scientists Lesko and Hubbs set up a domed lab near where the ants are highly present. The ant colony, the scientific team, and a rural family, make war, with the ants being the primary threat; having developed chemical immunities and sabotaging the lab. Hubbs and Lesko start developing different methods for dealing with the ants; Lesko thinks that he could communicate via mathematical equations, Hubbs plans to destroy the central hive. After a toxic ant bite, Hubbs continues to make it into the hive and murder the queen. However, he soon falls into a ditch that seals his fate. Lesko realizes the danger that these ants pose and decides to continue Hubbs' plan, by poisoning the hive. However, his plans meet another, unforeseen obstacle.

Phase IV
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Due to a mysterious cosmic event, ants have rapidly evolved with a hive mentality. A science team has been deployed to investigate various structures, all possessing a perfect geometric design, which the ants have built in the Arizona desert. While the human populace of the area has panicked, scientists Lesko and Hubbs set up a domed lab near where the ants are highly present. The ant colony, the scientific team, and a rural family, make war, with the ants being the primary threat; having developed chemical immunities and sabotaging the lab.

Hubbs and Lesko start developing different methods for dealing with the ants; Lesko thinks that he could communicate via mathematical equations, Hubbs plans to destroy the central hive. After a toxic ant bite, Hubbs continues to make it into the hive and murder the queen. However, he soon falls into a ditch that seals his fate. Lesko realizes the danger that these ants pose and decides to continue Hubbs' plan, by poisoning the hive. However, his plans meet another, unforeseen obstacle.

Phase IV is a 1974 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 49.

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Phase IV is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Hulu, EPIX, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Phase IV for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1974
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 31 min
  • Language
    French
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (8,113)
  • Metascore
    49