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We Bought a Zoo 2011

  • Cameron Crowe
  • December 23, 2011
  • 124 mins
  • English
  • Comedy, Drama, Family
A True Zoo Story
Benjamin has lost his wife. In a bid to start his life over, he purchases a large house that has a zoo. This is welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper, Kelly, and the rest of the zoo staff. But, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble. The staff must get the zoo back to its former glory, pass a zoo inspection, and get it back open to the public.


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This movie is so heartwarming. <3

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We Bought a Zoo is no action-packed, high suspense adventure movie. If you are looking for that, go check out Mission Impossible or Sherlock Holmes. What it is is an inspirational family movie that I really enjoyed.

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What a great movie. Surprised I didn't hear about this one. It's a happy movie with enough drama and depth to make the show work. It was a very uplifting movie that is re-watchable, which is a lot more than I can say about other recent releases.

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