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Apr. 15, 2014 DVD, Blu-ray & 3D: 'The Nut Job', a squirrelly caper for epic nuts

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Get ready for one big nutty and squirrelly adventure in the action-packed computer-animated comedy film The Nut Job. Directed by Peter Lepeniotis from a script by Lepeniotis and Lorne Cameron, it features an all-star voice cast that includes Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Dunham and Gabriel Iglesias.

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Set in the fictitious town called Oakton, Surly is a mischievous squirrel on a mission to find the tastiest nuts for winter. When his latest scheme goes awry and ends up blowing up the park animals’ winter food supply, he is banished from the park to survive in the city streets. Joined by his rat friend Buddy, they soon discover a nut shop that has enough of his favorite food to make it through winter. Gathering a crackerjack crew of critters, he schemes to pull off a heist of nutrageous proportions. But unwittingly they find themselves embroiled in something much more complicated when it turns out the place is owned by ruthless robbers planning to rob the local bank. Now it is up to Surly and his furry friends to embark on a hilarious adventure to stop the robbers’ bank heist and save the town.

The DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D include two bonus animated shorts: “Surly Squirrel” and “Nuts & Robbers.” Exclusive to Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D are deleted scenes, storyboards, “The Great Nut Heist” featurette and dance-off end credits.

Cast:

  • Will Arnett as Surly
  • Brendan Fraser as Grayson
  • Gabriel Iglesias as Jimmy
  • Liam Neeson as Raccoon
  • Katherine Heigl as Andie
  • Stephen Lang as King
  • Maya Rudolph as Precious
  • Jeff Dunham as Mole
  • Sarah Gadon as Lana
  • James Rankin as Fingers
  • Scott Yaphe as Lucky
  • Joe Pingue as Johnny
  • Annick Obonsawin as Jamie
  • Julie Lemieux as Girl Scout
  • Robert Tinkler as Buddy / Redline
  • James Kee as Rat / Armored Guard
  • Scott McCord as Police Officer / Misc. Animals
  • Katie Griffin as Pigeon

DVD Special Features:

  • Animated Shorts:
    o “Surly Squirrel” - Meet Surly for the very first time in the award-winning animated short that started it all.
    o “Nuts & Robbers” - Surly and Grayson stumble upon a bank heist gone wrong in “Nuts & Robbers” – created by ToonBox Entertainment as a teaser for The Nut Job.

Blu-ray Special Features:

Includes all DVD Special Features plus:

  • Deleted Scenes - Check out Surly, Grayson and the gang in scenes removed from the final version of the movie.
  • Storyboards - Watch key scenes from the film brought to life from the original sketches.
  • The Great Nut Heist - Will Arnett, the voice of Surly the squirrel, discusses the great caper story at the heart of the film.
  • Dance-Off End Credits - Surly joins his furry friends and a very special guest for this show-stopping number.

Blu-ray 3D Special Features:

Includes all Blu-ray Special Features plus:

  • 3D Version of Feature Film

Best Deals:

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Best Prices:

DVD - $17.99 at Amazon.com, Target, $18.99 at Best Buy, $19.96 at Walmart.com, $19.99 at Toys R Us

Blu-ray Combo Pack (includes DVD and UltraViolet Digital Copy) - $22.96 at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, $22.99 at Best Buy, Target, $29.99 at Toys R Us

Blu-ray 2D+3D Combo Pack (includes DVD and UltraViolet Digital Copy) - $29.96 at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, $29.99 at Best Buy

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