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nut-jobThose squirrelly rascals!

Universal Studios Home Entertainment released the cartoon comedy “The Nut Job” on Blu-ray and DVD today.

The cartoon follows Surly (Will Arnett) as a mischievous squirrel on a mission to look for nuts for the winter. He discovers a store filled with nuts and plans for an outrageous heist to rob the store. However, the store is a front for a small group of bank robbers trying to plan their own heist at a bank across the street.

The all-star voice cast also includes Brendan Fraser (The Mummy, Whole Lotta Love), Liam Neeson (Non-Stop, The Grey), Katherine Heigl (Knocked Up, The Ugly Truth), Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids, Turbo), Jeff Dunham (Arguing With Myself, Spark of Insanity) and Gabriel Iglesias (Magic Mike, Hot & Fluffy).

The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack include a Blu-ray, DVD and DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet.

  • Blu-ray unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.
  • DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download movies to watch on iPad®, iPhone®, Androidâ„¢, smart TVs, connected Blu-ray players, game consoles, and more.

EXCLUSIVE Bonus Features on BLU-RAY 3D & BLU-RAY:

  • 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.

Bonus Features on BLU-RAY 3D, BLU-RAY & DVD:

  • SURELY SQUIRREL – Meet Surly for the very first time in the award-winning animated short that started it all.
  • 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.


Latino-Review received two copies as giveaways for “The Nut Job” release.

For this giveaway, e-mail myself at gigpatta@aol.com with subject line as “The Nut Job.” In the body text, explain which is the best heist movie you’ve watched. Two lucky random readers will receive the Blu-ray by mail.

Please don’t forget to include your full name, address and phone number in your e-mail. The giveaway is only available to residents of United States and Canada.

The deadline is Saturday, April 19, at 11:59 p.m. PST.

You know you want it. Good luck!