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We bought a zoo / LBI Entertainment / Vinyl Films production ; produced by Julie Yorn, Cameron Crowe, Rick Yorn ; screenplay by Aline Brosh McKenna and Cameron Crowe ; directed by Cameron Crowe.

Crowe, Cameron, 1957- (Added Author). Yorn, Julie, 1969- (Added Author). Yorn, Rick. (Added Author). McKenna, Aline Brosh. (Added Author). Damon, Matt (Added Author). Johansson, Scarlett, 1984- (Added Author). Church, Thomas Haden. (Added Author). Fugit, Patrick, 1982- (Added Author). Fanning, Elle, 1998- (Added Author). Higgins, John Michael. (Added Author). Mee, Benjamin. We bought a zoo. (Added Author). LBI Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Vinyl Films (Firm) (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Patrick Fugit, Elle Fanning, John Michael Higgins. (Cast).
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Includes English family-friendly audio track."
Title from container.
Based on the book by Benjamin Mee.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Jonsi; film editor, Mark Livolsi.
Participant or Performer Note:
Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Patrick Fugit, Elle Fanning, John Michael Higgins.
Summary, etc.:
A memoir by Benjamin Mee, tells the true account of how the author and his family used their life savings to buy a dilapidated zoo, replete with 200 exotic animals facing destruction, in the English countryside. Mee, along with his children, had to balance caring for his wife, who was dying of brain cancer, with dealing with escaped tigers, raising endangered animals, working with an eclectic skeleton crew and readying the zoo for a reopening.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for language and some thematic elements CHV rating: PG; for coarse language OFRB rating: PG; for language.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby surround (French, Spanish).
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio for people with visual disabilities; closed-captioned.
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Zoos > England > Drama.
Zoo directors > England > Drama.
Brain > Tumors > Patients > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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