The Nut Job Movie

Let's Get Nuts!

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After being banished to the city, the mischievous Surly Squirrel plans a nut store heist of outrageous proportions and gets caught up in a convoluted bank heist.

Who's Involved:

Liam Neeson, Will Arnett, Peter Lepeniotis, Katherine Heigl, Stephen Lang, Ria Westaway, Brendan Fraser, Sarah Gadon, Jeff Dunham, Hong Kim, Lorne Cameron, Thom Chapman

Release Date:

Friday, January 17, 2014 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - Maury's Nut Store.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making The Nut Job

A look at the The Nut Job behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Peter Lepeniotis last directed Gnome Alone.


Lorne Cameron


Thom Chapman
Ria Westaway

Production Companies


Toonbox Entertainment

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Production: What we know about The Nut Job

Key Facts

  1. Based on Peter Lepeniotis' 2005 short film Surly Squirrel. Toonbox and Redrover also plan a spin-off TV series based on The Nut Job feature, comprising 52 11-minute episodes.

Filming Timeline

On or about November 13, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 18, 2011, the film was in Announced status.

The Nut Job Release Date: When was it released?

The Nut Job was released in 2014 on Friday, January 17, 2014 (Nationwide release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Ride Along and Devil's Due.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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