- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 3, 2012
- Originally Released: 2011
- Label: 20th Century Fox
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: It's a Zoo: Behind the Scenes with the Animals
- Audio Commentary with Director Cameron Crowe, Actor JB Smoove and Editor Mark Livolsi
- Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
- Subtitles - English, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Total Film - 04/01/2012
3 stars out of 5 -- "[Damon] brings the necessary light touch to the knockabout mishaps that ensue....[With] Crowe's instinctive warmth of spirit and usual jukebox skill..."
Sight and Sound - 04/01/2012
"Comedy-drama meets family entertainment in Cameron Crowe's WE BOUGHT A ZOO....Maggie Elizabeth Jones as Benjamin's wise-beyond-her-years daughter Rosie steals the show..."
A widower (Matt Damon) purchases a zoo in order to bring his family back together in this Twentieth Century Fox adaptation of Benjamin Mee's autobiographical memoir. Cameron Crowe (ALMOST FAMOUS) writes and directs based on a script by Aline Brosh McKenna.