The Nut Job Movie Let's Get Nuts!


The Nut Job

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2014 | PG | Comedy Family

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.

U.S. Release Date

The Nut Job release date was Friday, January 17, 2014. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Cast more cast

Katherine Heigl
Andie (voice)
Will Arnett
Surly (voice)
Brendan Fraser
Grayson (voice)
Stephen Lang
King (voice)
Jeff Dunham
Sarah Gadon
Lana (voice)

Directed by

Peter Lepeniotis


Lorne Cameron


Rating MPAA

PG for mild action and rude humor

Storylines 2 more

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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Trivia & Production Notes

  • 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.

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