We Bought a Zoo
In order to move on the death of his wife that affects on all the family, Benjamin, a single father with two children, has bought a new large house with a zoo, the thing that makes his daughter's happiness, but the zoo needs a lot of effort and money to reopen again to the public, the thing that makes him struggle against opening it.
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Ben Kendrick ScreenRant
October 01, 2012 A muddled focus keeps We Bought a Zoo from being a guaranteed hit with kids or a captivating adult drama but there are enough compelling moments to make it worthwhile.Read in Source
Martin Tsai Critic's Notebook
October 07, 2015 Since "We Bought a Zoo" doesn't have much on offer, it could and should have at least been a more pointed reminder for us to rediscover nature and support local zoos.Read in Source
Cara Nash FILMINK (Australia)
October 24, 2012 ...this is packed with all the warmth, heart and humanity that one has come to expect from a Cameron Crowe film.Read in Source
David Denby New Yorker
January 09, 2012 Nothing that happens in this movie is in the least surprising, but it's all quite pleasant and even, at times, moving.Read in Source
Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 23, 2011 Crowe seems to be making baby steps into new territory, both stylistically and emotionally.Read in Source
Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald
December 28, 2011 The picture annoys you, but it also wrings happy tears, because Crowe pulls at your heartstrings in crafty ways.Read in Source
Jack Giroux Film School Rejects
August 11, 2014 Crowe, who aims high to plant a big smile on your face, does so here more than competently.Read in Source
Rafer Guzman Newsday
January 05, 2012 The movie has animals, kids and fine acting from Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson, but it lacks the emotional honesty and unpredictability that made Crowe's early films so irresistible.Read in Source
Cath Clarke Time Out
March 13, 2012 Crowe, to his credit, is more concerned with insights about family than romance - and some of these are heart-on-sleeve touching if you've got a sweet tooth for the stickier stuff.Read in Source
David Edelstein New York Magazine/Vulture
December 30, 2011 Damon and Colin Ford as his teen son have an affecting hesitancy, their hearts hovering between the living and the dead.Read in Source
John Hanlon Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013 Packed with too many storylines, this drama feels like a zoo indeed.Read in Source
Mark Jackson Epoch Times
July 03, 2016 One of the movie's best teachings is the concept that if one commits to '20 seconds of insane, embarrassing courage,' to attain what one desires, good things always come of it. An instant kid classic.Read in Source
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