The Nut Job

Let's Get Nuts!


The Nut Job
A surly squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Luckily 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: a nut store. So the animals set about planning a heist, but some humans have the same idea ... This film is releasing in both 2D and 3D, this is the 2D version.

84 minutes.
Parental Guidance.
Adventure, Animated, Comedy, Family.
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I'm a nut pecker.

Credits

Cast
Voices of Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson, Katherine Heigl, Stephen Lang, Maya Rudolph
Director
Peter Lepeniotis
ScreenplayLorne Cameron, Peter Lepeniotis, Daniel Woo
MusicPaul Intson
EditingPaul Hunter
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2014
Produced byGulfstream Pictures, Red Rover International, ToonBox Entertainment

IMDB page | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreNone
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow impact, animated, fantastical, unrealistic
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThemes are animated and targeted at a young audience. They are comical, animated and unrealistic and therefore not threatening or distressing for children of any ages. Parental guidance is appropriate for very young children in order to understand the film within its context.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG for mild action and rude humor
Runtime85
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
1
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
0
Alcohol / Drugs
0
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
1
Tense Family Scenes
0
Music (Scary/Tense)
2
Music (Inappropriate)
1
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
6 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
2
Violence
2
Sex
1
Language
2
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
0

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconAnimation goes nuts and loses the plot.
5
Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote iconDis mooi, maar te lig in die broek.
5
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconWhat's present isn't horrible by any means, but I was just hoping for so much more considering the built-in potential of animal and human heist storylines paralleling and intersecting one another.
9
Metacritic.com
26 critics
7
Rottentomatoes critics
62 critics
8
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconHampered by an unlikable central character and source material stretched too thin to cover its brief running time, The Nut Job will provoke an allergic reaction in all but the least demanding moviegoers.
2
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
8
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
5

What the People say

Internet
2103 Netizens quote icon A squirrelly, yet underwhelming effort
11

Average .. 33%

7

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