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The Nut Job

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. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 86
Theater Release: 17 Jan 2014
Video Release: 15 Apr 2014
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

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

Director: Peter Lepeniotis
Cast: Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Brendan Fraser
Studio: 2014 Open Roads Films
Website: Official site for The Nut Job.

Detailed Review

You can expect plenty of “nut” jokes in this script. Thankfully most of them don’t refer to male anatomy. There’s also loads of cartoon violence, including explosions, punching, smashing and… 
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Why Is The Nut Job Rated PG?

Violence: A girl punches a man in the stomach and kicks him after yelling at… 
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Talk It Over

How does Surly treat others? Why is he banished from the park without a trial?… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

This movie shares similar characters to other animations: Look for more rats in Ratatouille,… 
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About the Reviewer: Kerry Bennett

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