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We bought a zoo / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an 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.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Dorchester County Library System.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - St. George Main Library BLU-RAY:3 FIC WE (Text) 30018004108805 Adult DVD Available -
 : 1 BLU-RAY DISC/ 1 DVD DISC/ 1 DIGITAL DISC [ SJC 06-23-2015 @ DCL-STG ]

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 Blu-ray disc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 DVD + 1 computer optical disc (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: Blu-ray + DVD + digital copy [edition].
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the memoir by Benjamin Mee.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Accompanying DVD-ROM contains a digital copy of the feature film.
Bonus features on Blu-ray disc include deleted & extended scenes, gag reel, We shot a zoo behind-the-scenes featurette, Their happy is too loud featurette, The real Mee featurette, and optional audio commentary.
Bonus features on DVD include optional audio commentary and It's a zoo behind-the-scenes featurette.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Jn̤si ; film editor, Mark Livolsi ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto.
Participant or Performer Note:
Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Patrick Fugit, Colin Ford, Elle Fanning, John Michael Higgins.
Summary, etc.:
"When his teenage son gets into trouble, Benjamin Mee ... gives up a lucrative newspaper job to move his family to the most unlikely of places: a zoo! With help from an eclectic staff, and with many misadventures along the way, Benjamin embarks on a fresh beginning to restore the dilapidated zoo to its former glory, while uniting his family"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for language and some thematic elements.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray disc, region A, AVC@22 MBPS, 50 GB dual layer; widescreen (1.85:1) aspect ratio; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (English), 5.1 Dolby Digital (English Descriptive Audio, French, Spanish); requires Blu-ray player.
Blu-ray disc for use only with Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray disc computer drives and Playstation 3 game consoles.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual layer; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, English Descriptive Audio), Dolby 2.0 surround (French, Spanish).
Language Note:
Both Blu-ray disc and DVD videodisc include an English-family friendly audio track (alternate audio).
English, English family-friendly audio, French or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; optionally subtitled in English for the hearing impaired, optionally described in English for the visually impaired.
DVD: closed-captioned.
Subject: Blu-ray discs.
Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Zoos > California > Drama.
Zoo directors > California > Drama.
Families > California > Drama.
Father and child > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Animal films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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