• We Bought a Zoo (2011)

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Release Date: December 23rd, 2011

DVD Release Date: April 3rd, 2012

PG|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
Following his wife's untimely death, Los Angeles journalist Benjamin Mee (Matt Damon) decides to make a fresh start by quitting his job and moving his children (Colin Ford, Maggie Elizabeth Jones) to an 18-acre property containing the Rosemoor Wildlife Park. Though closed for years, Rosemoor is still home to many animals, cared for by Kelly Foster (Scarlett Johansson) and her small staff. Mee opens his heart and his checkbook as he, Kelly and the others work to renovate and reopen the zoo.

Cast: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Patrick Fugit, Colin Ford, Elle Fanning, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, John Michael Higgins

Director: Cameron Crowe

Genres: Family, Comedy drama

Production Co: Dune, Twentieth Century Fox, Vinyl Films

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

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