"We Bought a Zoo" (2011)
The Plot: Acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe ("Jerry Maguire," "Almost Famous") directs an amazing and true story about a single dad who decides his family needs a fresh start, so he and his two children move to the most unlikely of places: a zoo. With the help of an eclectic staff, and with many misadventures along the way, the family works to return the dilapidated zoo to its former wonder and glory.
Matt Damon leads a charming cast in this family-friendly tale that could have you reaching for your tissues.
Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, and exotics animals are featured in this "We Bought a Zoo" gallery.
A list of the actors and crew, MPAA rating, running time, and release date.
Matt Damon Buys Into "Zoo"
(Jun 2010) If his deal goes through, Matt Damon will be co-starring with a bunch of animals in "We Bought a Zoo" for director Cameron Crowe.
Cameron Crowe Directs "Zoo"
(May 2010) Cameron Crowe will be handling Benjamin Mee's memoir as it transitions to the big screen.