We Bought a Zoo Synopsis
Looking for a fresh start, a single father (Matt Damon) moves his family to a dilapidated zoo.
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Movie Reviews

!*Caution with small children NOT PG SHOULD BE PG13*!

By Leesotis
They do state "Language and some thematic elements" but I dont think most people are excepting the amount of it it's alot. They say " bull_ _ _ _ and sh_ _ numerous times and the little girl says...

We Bought a Zoo

By we5pelicans
Very enjoyable for me and my 7 yr. old grandson. No tears only smiles and laughter...........

WoW but not for little kids

By jbromley
My kids and I loved this movie. Very cute and honest but they mention the Easter bunny is not real, just so you know. Lucky my kids already knew. The rest of the movie was full of emotion and...

It struck a chord

By timbalionguy
This movie struck a real chord with me, as it describes something I have more or less personally experienced. I have been fascinated by lions and other big cats all my life. About ten years ago, I got...

We Bought a Zoo

By Applekween
A must see! Took the family and everyone enjoyed it, teens and adults. We left the theater laughing and quoting the characters. Very fun movie, well worth the price of admission. The animals...

We Biought a Zoo

By pineyway
It was a good story but alittle too slow for me and I thought there would be more animal interaction. Not worth movie prices but a good movie to rent....

Not appropriate for all children

By criztina
After reading the reviews for this movie I would have thought it would be kid friendly for all children. It was very questionable for mine. The language alone was not acceptable. The word ****, was...

What a Great Movie

By Jeff_Howard
Our Family loved it!! It had it all comedy, drama, sadness, romance, and DREAMS. Two scenes that aren't good for small children but overall GOOD to GO....

"Zoo" is a great entertainment for families

By Delia234
This is a great family movie! We went to see it on Christmas Day as a compromise — I wanted to see Sherlock Holmes II, and my 14-year-old daughter wanted to see the Muppets movie. So neither one of...

We Bought A Zoo

By chameel
This was a great movie - one the entire family can watch and relate to. It's a movie that inspires hope and the best in each of us. Wish I could have done that when my kids father died. Now I want to...

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Rated PG | For Language and some thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Family film tackles grief with humor and deep empathy.
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POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
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