Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Nut Job Reviews

2.0

37

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesBill Zwecker

    While the animation is quite good and the filmmakers have brought together an excellent group of actors to provide the voice talent, the storyline leaves us with a tale more reminiscent of Saturday morning kids’ programming.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    The production squeaks by on the visual charm of art director Ian Hastings’ period touches and warm autumnal hues. The voice talent is a decidedly mixed bag.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Village VoiceChris Packham

    Good-natured and completely forgettable.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    VarietyPeter Debruge

    The critters look cute, but behave less so, while the competing-heists concept never quite takes off.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    Despite some high-caliber voice talent and shimmering animation, it's hard to get a bead on this tale.

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