We Bought a Zoo

Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper and the rest of the staff, but, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble.

Directed by: Aldric La'Auli Porter Cameron Crowe John Nasraway
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Family,
Production Company: Dune Entertainment, LBI Media, Vinyl Films, 20th Century Fox,

We Bought a Zoo - A True Zoo Story - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 08-12-2011
  • Runtime: 124 Minutes
  • Popularity: 13.73
  • Vote Count: 2,120
  • IMDB Rating: 6.7
  • Budget: USD 50,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 120,081,841
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: http://www.weboughtazoo.com/

Photo Name Character
Matt Damon - Azwaad Movie Database Matt Damon Benjamin Mee
Scarlett Johansson - Azwaad Movie Database Scarlett Johansson Kelly Foster
Thomas Haden Church - Azwaad Movie Database Thomas Haden Church Duncan Mee
Patrick Fugit - Azwaad Movie Database Patrick Fugit Robin Jones
Colin Ford - Azwaad Movie Database Colin Ford Dylan Mee
Elle Fanning - Azwaad Movie Database Elle Fanning Lily Miska
Maggie Elizabeth Jones - Azwaad Movie Database Maggie Elizabeth Jones Rosie Mee
John Michael Higgins - Azwaad Movie Database John Michael Higgins Walter Ferris
Angus Macfadyen - Azwaad Movie Database Angus Macfadyen Peter MacCready
Peter Riegert - Azwaad Movie Database Peter Riegert Delbert McGinty
Photo Name Department
Rodrigo Prieto-Camera Rodrigo Prieto Camera (Director of Photography)
Rodrigo Prieto-Crew Rodrigo Prieto Crew (Cinematography)
Clay A. Griffith-Art Clay A. Griffith Art (Production Design)
Aline Brosh McKenna-Writing Aline Brosh McKenna Writing (Screenplay)
Mark Livolsi-Editing Mark Livolsi Editing (Editor)
Aldric La'Auli Porter-Production Aldric La'Auli Porter Production (Co-Producer)
Aldric La'Auli Porter-Directing Aldric La'Auli Porter Directing (First Assistant Director)
Deborah Lynn Scott-Costume & Make-Up Deborah Lynn Scott Costume & Make-Up (Costume Design)
Cameron Crowe-Writing Cameron Crowe Writing (Screenplay)
Cameron Crowe-Directing Cameron Crowe Directing (Director)

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