We Bought a Zoo (2011)

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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 66% / Audience 71%

Rated PG,  2 hr 6 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION
Cameron Crowe
CAST
Matt Damon  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Colin Ford

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Matt Damon Benjamin Mee
Scarlett Johansson Kelly Foster
Thomas Haden Church Duncan Mee
Colin Ford Dylan Mee
Maggie Elizabeth Jones Rosie Mee
Angus Macfadyen Peter MacCready
Elle Fanning Lily Miska
Patrick Fugit Robin Jones
John Michael Higgins Walter Ferris
Stephanie Szostak Katherine Mee
Carla Gallo Rhonda
Desi Lydic Shea Seger