15 Things You Need to Know About the Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature Movie

Can’t wait to see what Surly Squirrel & the gang are up to? Check out 15 awesome The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature movie quotes and trivia!

Can’t wait to see what Surly Squirrel & the gang are up to? Check out 15 awesome The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature movie quotes and trivia!

 

The park gang is back again, this time to try and stop their home, Liberty Park, from being destroyed by the Mayor of Oakton City. The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature is the sequel to the 2014 movie, The Nut Job. The computer animated comedy movie will be released in theaters on August 11, 2017. Here is some interesting trivia behind the movie, the cast and the crew.

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature movie trivia

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1-Five characters newcomers, who were not in the 2014 movie include Frankie, the bulldog, voiced by Bobby Cannavale; Mr. Feng, the mouse gang leader, voiced by Jackie Chan; Gunther, the animal control officer, voiced by Peter Stomare; the Mayor of Oakton City, voiced by Bobby Moynihan and Heather, the mayor’s daughter, voiced by Isabela Moner.

2- The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature movie director is Cal Brunker, who also directed the 2013 computer animated, sci-fi, comedy movie- Escape from Planet Earth.

3- This will be the 9th movie that Will Arnett- Surly- lends his voice to. The other 8 are:

  • 2006- Ice Age: The Meltdown- Lone Gunslinger
  • 2007- Ratatouille- Karl Horst
  • 2008- Horton Hears a Who- Vlad Vladikoff
  • 2009- Monsters vs. Aliens- The Missing Link
  • 2010- Despicable Me- Mr. Perkins
  • 2014- The Nut Job- Surly
  • 2014- The Lego Movie- Batman
  • 2017- The Lego Batman Movie– Batman

4-This will be the 3rd movie that Bobby Moynihan- Mayor of Oakton City- lends his voice to. The other 2 are:

5- This will be the 3rd movie that Peter Stomare- Gunther- lends his voice to. The other 2 are:

  • 2014- Penguins of Madagascar- Corporal
  • 2015- Strange Magic– Thang

6- This will be the 1st movie voice role for Isabela Moner- Heather. However, she has voiced the role of Kate in the animated television series- Dora and Friends: Into the City– since 2014.

7- The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature will be the 4th collaboration between Will Arnett- Surly and Maya Rudolph- Precious. There other 3 collaborations are:

  • 2011 short movie- Fight for Your Right Revisited- Arnett played the role of Biz Man and Rudolph played the role of Metal Chick.
  • 2014- The Nut Job- Arnett played the role of Surly and Rudolph played the role of Precious.
  • 2016- Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping– Arnett played the role of Main CMZ Reporter and Rudolph played the role of Deborah.

8- The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature went through a few changes in theater release dates. On January 23, 2014, the date was first set for January 15, 2016. Then, on April 11, 2016, the date was moved to May 19, 2017. Next, in December of 2016, the date was changed to August 18, 2017 and finally in May of 2017, it was moved to its current date of August 11, 2017.

9- The music composer for the movie is Heitor Pereira, who has done the movie scores for a number of other movies including the 2008- Beverly Hills Chihuahua, the 2010- Despicable Me, the 2011- The Smurfs and the 2016- The Angry Birds Movie.

 

 The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature movie quotes

10- Conversation between Surly, the purple squirrel & Precious, the pug, after Precious licks Surly:

Surly- “Precious, we talked about this.”

Precious- “It’s hard to respect your personal space when you taste like peanut butter.”

Will Arnett provides the voice of Surly and Maya Rudolph provides the voice of Precious.

 

11- The Mayor of Oakton City, talking about his plans for Liberty Park:

Mayor- “Liberty Park generates zero profits. I got bigger plans than trees. An amusement park!”

Bobby Moynihan provides the voice of the Mayor of Oakton City.

 

12 Surly, talking to Buddy, his rat sidekick:

Surly- “Come on, Buddy, this is going to be a stealth mission. Don’t tell me you’re scared, there’s nothing safer than a dark alley.”

 

13 Conversation between Mr. Feng, the mouse gang leader & Surly:

Mr. Feng- “Why are you here?”

Surly- “I need your help to take back the park. The mayor wants to destroy everything. Don’t you see, we’re all animals and we need to look out for each other.”

Jackie Chan provides the voice of Mr. Feng.

 

14 Conversation between Surly and Mole, the mole:

Surly- “Meet my new friend Mr. Feng.”

Mole- “Look, he’s so cute!” (Mr. Feng suddenly punches Mole)

Surly- “That reminds me, don’t call him cute.”

Jeff Dunham provides the voice of Mole.

15 Conversation between Precious and Surly:

Precious- “You can do it, it’s all you.”

Surly- “No, it’s not all me. If we want to stop these guys, it’s going to take everyone.”

 

What an amazing cast, right? If this one is even half as much fun to watch as the first Nut Job, we’re totally there! Want to skip the lines? Sign up for a Fandango Fanalert so you can get tickets as soon as they go on sale!

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