We Bought A Zoo
Based on the book by Benjamin Mee
Special features include It's a zoo: behind the scenes with the animals; audio commentary with director Cameron Crowe, actor JB Smoove and editor Mark Livolsi
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio for people with visual disabilities; closed-captioned in English
Feature films-United States
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
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A story surrounding a single dad and his kids on their journey to start their life afresh as they move to their new home in one of the most unexpected places, a zoo. They meet many trails and tests on their way but with a little love, hard work and the help of the eccentric zoo staff they are able to return the zoo back to its former beauty and transform their own lives along the way.
A dad, whose wife had recently died, tries to help his young kids surivie by buying a house with a zoo....and hopes he an take care of his childern...
A dad, whose wife had recently died, tries to help his young kids surivie by buying a house with a zoo....and hoping that the staff will become part of their family...
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Other: Death - This film contains content surrounding a passing family member however the material is covered delicately. Grief – The older son in the film deals with the loss of his mother by creating slightly disturbing drawings Alcohol is shown The film addresses that the Easter Bunny does not exist
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• ‘20 seconds. Just 20 seconds of insane courage, just embarrassing bravery, and I promise you, something amazing will come of it.’
"We are a family...we can accomplish anything and everything together"....
"We can help the animals and help our family, if we work together"...
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'We Bought A Zoo' Trailer
The trailer for Cameron Crowe's new film. 'We Bought A Zoo' starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, and Thomas Haden Church.
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