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We Bought a Zoo (2011) - Movie Details

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Drama Comedy
124 min.
Release Date
December 23, 2011
DVD Release Date
April 3, 2012 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
124 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG for language and some thematic elements

This holiday season, acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe ("Jerry Maguire," "Almost Famous") directs an amazing and true story about a single dad who decides his family needs a fresh start, so he and his two children move to the most unlikely of places: a zoo. With the help of an eclectic staff, and with many misadventures along the way, the family works to return the dilapidated zoo to its former wonder and glory.... Full synopsis »

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In We Bought a Zoo, a man grieving the loss of his wife and his children's mother decides to move out of the city and buy a zoo, because studies show that the best way to get over the death of a loved one is to buy a multi-acre property full of expensive and dangerous exotic animals. Cameron Crowe's first theatrical movie in six years and his best since Almost Famous, We Bought a Zoo is an uplifting, moving and entertaining drama that hits all the right emotional chords. Full movie review »

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