Blue Diamond Growers® Goes Nuts for The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

Consumers can watch Nut Job 2 for free* with purchase of their favorite Snack Almonds

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--()--Blue Diamond Growers is teaming up with the creators, characters and fellow nut enthusiasts in The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature in their mission to create fun and memorable snacking moments for the whole family to enjoy. To celebrate the movie sequel release of The Nut Job 2, Blue Diamond Growers is offering consumers the chance to watch the animated action-packed comedy for free. From July 15 to September 15, consumers will have the opportunity to receive a free movie ticket to see The Nut Job 2 or any other movie of their choice when they buy any two 6 oz. cans of Blue Diamond almonds.

“In a nutshell, our almonds combine fresh, wholesome and delicious taste that are bound to satisfy the varied preferences of our fans”

The Nut Job 2 is the perfect film for parents and kids to enjoy a special moment together,” said Maya Erwin, Brand Marketing Director for Blue Diamond Growers. “Blue Diamond almonds are the perfect snack to accompany such a nutty movie. Our products are a measure of care and consistency, and we always strive to provide families with the highest quality almonds to satisfy snack cravings and energize their day.”

Blue Diamond Growers has more than 20 almond flavors – ranging from sweet to savory to spicy – with up to 6 grams of protein for every one ounce. “In a nutshell, our almonds combine fresh, wholesome and delicious taste that are bound to satisfy the varied preferences of our fans,” added Erwin.

The Nut Job 2 brings back Surly Squirrel (Will Arnett) and the gang once again in Oakton, where the evil mayor has decided to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place. Surly and his ragtag group of animal friends band together to save their home, defeat the mayor, and take back the park. The Nut Job 2 also features the voice talent of Katherine Heigl (The Nut Job), Jackie Chan (Kung Fu Panda 3), Peter Stormare (Penguins of Madagascar), Bobby Cannavale (Ant-Man), Isabela Moner (Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life), and Maya Rudolph (The Angry Birds Movie).

The Nut Job 2 will hit theaters on August 11, 2017. This limited time program is available to consumers nationwide and free* movie tickets can be redeemed in any participating theaters in the United States.

*Purchase must be made in one transaction. Internet access required and must submit receipt by 9/15/17. Movie certificate is good towards one admission (up to $10 total value) to see THE NUT JOB 2 or any other movie at participating theaters in the U.S. Reward void if not activated by 9/30/17, and certificate void if not used by 9/30/17. Not for resale; void if sold or exchanged. Limit 4 rewards per person. Online purchase excluded. No manual reproductions will be accepted. One reward per receipt submission. Must be a resident of the U.S.

Fandango Loyalty Solutions, LLC is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this program. The redemption of the reward is subject to Fandango’s Terms and Policies at Use of the movie certificate is subject to the terms and conditions at See for full details. All Rights Reserved.


Blue Diamond Growers is the world’s largest almond marketer and processor. It created the almond industry in 1910 and opened world markets over 100 years ago when Spain and Italy were the major producers of almonds. While the U.S. market is the largest single market for almonds, over 70 percent of them are exported to 95 countries worldwide. Almonds are California’s largest food export and they rank among the top ten food exports in America. California produces over 80 percent of the world’s supply.


Open Road Films is a leading, independent, theatrical motion picture company, releasing a diverse slate of star-driven films, which has included multiple #1 releases and enormous critical response. The company was founded in 2011 by AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC) and Regal Entertainment Group (Regal), the two largest theatrical exhibition companies in the United States. The uniquely formed company is widely known as a filmmaker-focused distributor that supports both box office hits and top prestige titles.

Open Road Films led the 2016 critically acclaimed film Spotlight to win the Oscar® for Best Picture, becoming the youngest studio in history to win the big prize. The film, which earned almost $45 million at the U.S. box-office, stars Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Brian d’Arcy James, Stanley Tucci and Billy Crudup was directed by Tom McCarthy, who also won the Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay, with his co-writer (and executive producer) Josh Singer. Spotlight has won numerous high profile critics and guild awards, including the Screen Actors Guild Best Ensemble Award and the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature Film. Spotlight also appeared on over 250 critics’ Top Ten lists for 2016.

Other notable Open Road Films releases include: Nightcrawler, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, which took the #1 spot at the box-office during its opening week and received an Oscar® nomination for Best Original Screenplay, along with a Golden Globe nomination – it was named one of the best films of 2014 by the AFI and National Board of Review and top critics nationwide; the hit film Chef, written by, directed by and starring Jon Favreau along with Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Oliver Platt, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Downey, Jr.; The Nut Job, which opened to over $25 million at the box office as the highest ever opening for an independent animated film; The Grey, directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Liam Neeson, which opened #1 at the box office; End Of Watch, directed by David Ayer and starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña, which opened #1 at the box office; Rosewater, written and directed by Jon Stewart; A Haunted House starring Marlon Wayans; and Side Effects, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Rooney Mara, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Channing Tatum.

The company, led by industry veteran CEO Tom Ortenberg, is based in Los Angeles.


Redrover Co., Ltd. is a global leader in the 3D stereoscopic industry. Redrover Co., Ltd. has obtained patents from 30 countries, including Korea, and established a global network in major trading countries, including the U.S, Canada, China, and Japan. In 2008 Redrover began producing various 3D stereoscopic animation movies and television series with its North American studio ToonBox Entertainment such as world’s first 3D stereoscopic TV series Bolts & Blip (currently on Vortexx) and the Beet Party. Starting with The Nut Job in North America, Redrover made a huge step into the history of animation. Amalgamating creative inspiration, direction, animation expertise and non-comparable 3D stereoscopic technology make Redrover stand out. This strong and successful partnership with Open Road Films, ToonBox Entertainment and Gulfstream Pictures enables Redrover to attract the global market. More information about Redrover Co., Ltd. can be found at:


ToonBox Entertainment, Ltd. brings to life original content for film, television, and interactive media with concepts derived from captivating character designs and storylines. With a team of over 155 highly skilled and dedicated employees using state-of-the-art equipment and innovative stereoscopic technology, ToonBox has the ability to produce Hollywood quality content for an independent production’s budget. Based in downtown Toronto, ToonBox works closely with partner company Redrover Co., Ltd. in Korea to produce the animation, special effects, compositing and 3D stereoscopic renders.


Mary Pavlu, 212-805-8050

Recent Stories

RSS feed for Blue Diamond Growers

Release Summary

Blue Diamond Growers is teaming up with The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature to create fun and memorable snacking moments for the whole family to enjoy.

Blue Diamond Growers