Grug Crood is the main protagonist of The Croods.


Role in the film

Grug is the overprotective father of the family who dislikes the outside world. But when his home is destroyed, he embarks to find a new home for his family. He also has to deal with his family and especially his eldest daughter Eep from falling for Guy.



  • He is played by Nicolas Cage who also did Zoc, the ant from the movie "The Ant Bully".
  • Grug doesn't like the outside world, and disobedience.
  • Grug's overprotective behavior had caused him to be an antagonist but, he was not meant to be a villain.
  • Grug's inspiration is Marlin who was the protagonist of Finding Nemo.
  • Grug has a wife named Ugga.
  • Grug likes to tell stories about Krispy Bear.
  • Grug is also the name of a series of story books called Grug.
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