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We Bought a Zoo (2011)

PG 12/23/2011 (US) DramaComedyFamily 2h 4m
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A true zoo story.


Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper and the rest of the staff, but, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble.

  1. Cameron Crowe

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Benjamin Mee


  3. Aline Brosh McKenna


Top Billed Cast

  1. Matt Damon

    Matt Damon

    Benjamin Mee

  2. Scarlett Johansson

    Scarlett Johansson

    Kelly Foster

  3. Thomas Haden Church

    Thomas Haden Church

    Duncan Mee

  4. Colin Ford

    Colin Ford

    Dylan Mee

  5. Maggie Elizabeth Jones

    Maggie Elizabeth Jones

    Rosie Mee

  6. Angus Macfadyen

    Angus Macfadyen

    Peter MacCready

  7. Elle Fanning

    Elle Fanning

    Lily Miska

  8. Patrick Fugit

    Patrick Fugit

    Robin Jones

  9. John Michael Higgins

    John Michael Higgins

    Walter Ferris

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We Bought a Zoo
We Bought a Zoo

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $120,081,841.00


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