The Nut Job

The Nut Job
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 40min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis
  • Written by: Lorne Cameron/Peter Lepeniotis
  • Cast: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson
  • UK release: 1 August 2014

An incorrigibly self-serving exiled squirrel finds himself helping his former park brethren raid a nut store to survive, that is also the front for a human gang's bank robbery.

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The Nut Job

An animated heist adventure with a nutty difference.

Winter is coming and there's a food shortage. The animals of Liberty Park, Oakton, are hungry. But there is hope: Maury's Nut Store, a goldmine of food for all (including the wonder of peanut brittle). But how to get at it? It's up to Surly the squirrel, Precious the pug and Buddy the rat to break into Maury's and steal enough food for the whole park. But there's more to this simple nut shop than meets the eye …

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The Nut Job

8 Jul 20142 stars

Bluntly animated and over-complicated Ice Age spin-off offering low entertainment

Like last year’s Free Birds, in which enterprising turkeys build a time machine and attempt to stop the first Thanksgiving, The Nut Job feels like an archly contrived excuse to justify the groaning pun of the title. The story of an eccentric squirrel…

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