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We Bought a Zoo

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
We Bought a Zoo


Based on a true story, a widowed father buys a dilapidated zoo in hopes of making a fresh start. Facing enormous odds, he and his children, along with a small but loyal staff, work to get the zoo re-opened.
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12/22/2011
Carrie Rickey: We Bought a Zoo is family entertainment in the spirit (and fur) of Marley & Me, a freewheeling account of parents, children, animals, life, death, grief, and moving on. » Read more
Video: Trailer: We Bought A Zoo
12/22/2011
Gary Thompson: In interviews, Matt Damon wrinkles his disapproving nose and says he signed on for We Bought a Zoo on the condition that it not turn out to be a "Disney movie." » Read more
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For Crowe, music can make the movie
City Paper Grade: C-
12/22/2011
Life lessons are learned, romances are sparked, wounds are healed. » Read more

12/22/2011
Carrie Rickey: We Bought a Zoo is family entertainment in the spirit (and fur) of Marley & Me, a freewheeling account of parents, children, animals, life, death, grief, and moving on. » Read more
Video: Trailer: We Bought A Zoo
12/22/2011
Gary Thompson: In interviews, Matt Damon wrinkles his disapproving nose and says he signed on for We Bought a Zoo on the condition that it not turn out to be a "Disney movie." » Read more
Video: Trailer: We Bought A Zoo
 
For Crowe, music can make the movie
City Paper Grade: C-
12/22/2011
Life lessons are learned, romances are sparked, wounds are healed. » Read more

12/22/2011
Carrie Rickey: We Bought a Zoo is family entertainment in the spirit (and fur) of Marley & Me, a freewheeling account of parents, children, animals, life, death, grief, and moving on. » Read more
Video: Trailer: We Bought A Zoo
12/22/2011
Gary Thompson: In interviews, Matt Damon wrinkles his disapproving nose and says he signed on for We Bought a Zoo on the condition that it not turn out to be a "Disney movie." » Read more
Video: Trailer: We Bought A Zoo
 
For Crowe, music can make the movie
City Paper Grade: C-
12/22/2011
Life lessons are learned, romances are sparked, wounds are healed. » Read more

MPAA rating:
PG
for language and some thematic elements
Cast:
Patrick Fugit; Stephanie Szostak; Thomas Haden Church; Scarlett Johansson; Carla Gallo; Desi Lydic; John Michael Higgins; Matt Damon; Colin Ford; Elle Fanning
Directed by:
Cameron Crowe
Genre:
Comedy; Documentary; Drama; Family, Children's
Running time:
02:04
Release date:
2011
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