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.