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PG| 1 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
After he accidentally destroys the winter food supply of his fellow Liberty Park residents, Surly (Will Arnett), a squirrel, is banished to the streets of Oakton. Luckily, Surly finds the town's nut shop and hatches a plan to plunder its bounty. However, unbeknown to Surly and his ragtag team of animal associates, the nut shop is really a front for mobsters who plan to rob the bank next door. While Surly and his team break in to the shop, the mobsters carry out their own scheme.

Cast: Will Arnett , Brendan Fraser , Liam Neeson , Katherine Heigl , Stephen Lang , Maya Rudolph , Jeff Dunham , Gabriel Iglesias

Director: Peter Lepeniotis

Genres: Comedy, Animated

Distributor: Open Road

The Nut Job (2014)

Release Date: January 17th, 2014|1 hr. 26 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Forgettably mediocre, but it's not atrocious. show more

  • 38
    Scott Bowles USA Today

    Despite some high-caliber voice talent and shimmering animation, it's hard to get a bead on this tale. show more

  • 40
    New York Daily News

    Focused mostly on one location, the cartoon is stuffed with exhausting visual mayhem. Some jokes land, but most kids over 10 will roll their eyes. show more

  • March 02, 2014 my00000000153626
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    this movie is awesome

  • January 30, 2014 lgjhere1
    Report This User

    Left after 25 minutes. Like most movies today, it was about flash and splash with nice looking characters and animated scenes, all at the expense of telling a capitvating story with a hook to keep the audience in their seats.

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'The Nut Job' Sequel Breaks Into Theaters January 2016

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jan 23rd, 2014 10:00PM

Proving that family-friendly animated flicks are always a safe box office bet, "The Nut Job" easily cruised to a big opening weekend earlier this month. Now, the squirrel-starring heist movie is...

Get Ready for 'The Nut Job' With This Action-Packed Clip (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jan 16th, 2014 12:00PM

This weekend, a brand-new animated comedy scampers into theaters with "The Nut Job," a furry take on the heist movie. Directed by Canadian animator Peter Lepeniotis (who has worked for both Disney...

New 'The Nut Job' Trailer Is Jam-Packed With Gags (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Nov 18th, 2013 6:00PM

If you like spastic animation, flatulence jokes, and villainous vermin, then you're going to love the new trailer for "The Nut Job." The clip follows a scheming squirrel (Will Arnett) who...

'The Nut Job' Trailer: Will Arnett and Liam Neeson Get Squirrelly

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Sep 27th, 2013 2:00PM

Open Road At the center of every heist movie is a desirable treasure -- gold, cash, information, nuts. Yeah, nuts. As a new teaser trailer for "The Nut Job" shows, it's the ultimate prize... if...

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