We Bought a Zoo

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2011 | PG | Comedy Drama

A single dad 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 wa... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, December 23, 2011 in 3,000 theaters

On DVD

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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DIRECTOR

Cameron Crowe

Screenwriter

Aline Brosh-McKenna

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Rating MPAA

PG for language and some thematic elements

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A single dad 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.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the book "We Bought a Zoo" written by Benjamin Mee.
Shooting Locations
  • Monday, January 17 2011: Los Angeles, California, United States

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