• The Nut Job (2014)

The Nut Job

Release Date: January 17th, 2014

DVD Release Date: April 15th, 2014

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 , Adventure , Children , Animated

Production Co: Redrover Co. Ltd., Gulfstream Pictures, ToonBox Entertainment

Distributors: Open Road

Keywords: Quest , Friend , Amusing , 2010s , Survival , Pursuit ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The production squeaks by on the visual charm of art director Ian Hastings’ period touches and warm autumnal hues. The voice talent is a decidedly mixed bag. show more

  • 60
    NPR

    Given the feel-good themes of the average kids' movie — be yourself, follow the golden rule, love each other, blah blah blah — it's refreshing to see an animated comedy chuck that guck and focus on a real jerk. show more

  • 11
    Laremy LegelFilm.com

    Relentlessly awful. show more

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