Pelle isn’t very popular in school and his parents are usually distracted by something else. But one day he is bitten by a genetically modified ant, and everything changes! With his newfound powers, he saves the city from all sorts of crime, and when the evil super-villain The Flea kidnaps Amanda, he also gets the chance to save the life of his great love. ”Antboy is peppered with fun, cleverly shot and edited action bits as well as apropos comic-book style visuals. But it's the film's well-wrought themes of friendship, self-esteem and responsibility that give this little adventure its ultimate power”, writes Gary Goldstein at LaTimes.