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Overall B

When a squirrel lives in an urban environment, he has to learn a different set of survival skills. And Surley (voice of Will Arnett) will have to use all of them - plus the help of his inner-city friends, to pull off the perfect heist at a store specializing in nuts.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity B
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG for mild action and rude humor.

Why is The Nut Job rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: The Nut Job is rated PG for for mild action and rude humor.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: A girl punches a man in the stomach and kicks him after yelling at him. Characters are accused of stealing and cheating. An animal is hit and then smashed by a falling brick. A bird is hit by a bus. Characters are frequently smashed, hit, punched, slapped, choked and electrocuted. A character lights a stick of dynamite and an explosion follows causing lots of damage to the animals’ home. A character falls over a waterfall and appears to be dead. Characters are chased and attacked by other animals. A man attempts to shoot animals with his gun. Characters are caught in traps.

Sexual Content: An animal couple kisses and cuddles briefly. Some infrequent references to bodily functions are included. The closing credits include a song that sings about “sexy ladies”.

Language: The script contains some rude humor and brief crude comments, particularly about male anatomy. Brief name-calling is also included.

Alcohol / Drug Use:None noted.

The Nut Job
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario PG Violence, Cartoon/Animation Violence
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G