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We Bought A Zoo
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Matt Damon Matt Damon
Benjamin Mee
Scarlett Johansson Scarlett Johansson
Kelly Foster
Thomas Haden Church Thomas Haden Church
Duncan Mee
Colin Ford Colin Ford
Dylan Mee
Angus Macfadyen Angus Macfadyen
Peter MacCready
Elle Fanning Elle Fanning
Lily Miska
Patrick Fugit Patrick Fugit
Robin Jones

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Aline Brosh McKenna Aline Brosh McKenna
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Cameron Crowe Cameron Crowe


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The feel-good film of 2011.

4 years, 1 month ago at Apr 2 20:39
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First off, We Bought A Zoo features Matt Damon as a father in a heartwarming film purely for families, which is something that doesn’t appear very often. Nevertheless, the title We Bought A Zoo already reveals that it is going to be genuinely cute and dazzling to watch, and does already have a target audience. In addition, the film is an American adaptation from a British novel that’s original... read more


5 years, 4 months ago at Jan 15 15:01
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A father moves his family to the English countryside to own and operate a zoo.

Wonerful and very Heartfelt movie A crowe Classic!

4 years, 6 months ago at Nov 27 4:14
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Cameron Crowe is good at one thing and that is making the audience that watches his films feel emotion. Vanilla Sky, Elizabethtown, and Jerry Maguire are all perfect examples of this. Fortunately, We Bought A Zoo follows in this line of succession and Cameron Crowe reminds us once more why his films are worth waiting for.

The film is based on a true story as well as a novel writte... read more
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Description: We Bought a Zoo is to 2011 what The Blind Side was to 2009: a feel-good-about-being-human film. Writer/director Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire and Elizabethtown) makes movies with compassion and empathy for real human beings who take on life challenges that ultimately open their hearts. The always-wonderful Matt Damon plays Benjamin Mee, a widowed father of two young kids who buys a new home that includes a dilapidated animal park. Through the experience of putting the zoo back in working shape (aided by an understated and naturalistic Scarlett Johansson), Benjamin and his children transform their lives. As an audience, we lea ... (more)
Release date: 23 December 2011
Tags: Drama (12), Comedy (8), Family (7), 2011 (7), Animals (4), (3), True Story (3), Zoo (3), 2010s (3), Based On Book (1), Kids & Family (1), Romance (1), Machine Gun (1), SCC (1), Tv (1), Director (1), Zoos (1), Interview (1), Dance Lesson (1), Matt Damon (1)
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