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Provident Music Distribution We Bought a Zoo, DVD

When his teenage son gets into trouble, Benjamin seeks help from a not-so-obvious place: a zoo! Actually, he buys the dilapidated animal park---and embarks on a grand adventure with his family. Can they save the creatures---and themselves? Based on a true story. Stars Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon. Includes alternate family-friendly audio track. Dove approved (12+). Rated PG. Approx. 120 minutes.

Special Features:

  • It's A Zoo: Behind the Scenes with the Animals
  • Audio Commentary with Director Cameron Crowe, Actor JB Smoove and Editor Mark Livolsi
  • Widescreen
  • Closed captions

Please note that this DVD also includes family friendly audio track feature.

Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for We Bought a Zoo, DVD
Review 1 for We Bought a Zoo, DVD
Overall Rating: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5

Surprisingly Vulgar! Threw in the Trash!

Date:June 6, 2013
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christ first in all
Location:FL
Age:35-44
Gender:female
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CBD, we beg you to remove this DVD from your inventory as soon as possible!!! I agree with other reviewers and am also disappointed in CBD for making this available for purchase through their site. It undermines many values we as Christian parents, teachers and leaders attempt to instill in our children and young adults. As other reviewers have mentioned, our family was also excited to sit down with this film initially, but by 30 minutes of watching....we were done. The language in this movie is VULGAR! Beyond shocked that this film would receive a rating and recommendation for children! I cannot even bring myself to list the obscenities in disguised form! It is truly more than the occasional "bad word" to overlook in order to get to a positive message in a film. And, no, it will not go "over their heads" as the language is blatant and repetitive. My children were even upset by the foul language used and my oldest two are teenagers! The only thing decent about this movie....is that it led to great family discussion of how easily we can allow the enemy to penetrate our lives and invite his evil into our homes from something that appears innocent when we let our guard down just the tiniest bit. (I didn't check Christian movie reviews ahead of time...regretful.) And that as Believers who claim a desire to put Christ first in all things, we need to be ever vigilant! We decided as a family that the movie was too terrible to even toss into our giveaway bin or try to get a refund for as we did not want others watching it, so we promptly threw it in the TRASH CAN! Then, said a prayer for the movie industry and other Believers to have discernment.
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Review 2 for We Bought a Zoo, DVD
Overall Rating: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5

Disappointed in CBD

Date:October 3, 2012
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NCFamily
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I am horrified that CBD is listing this on their site. This movie has language that is too strong for most Christians. The story line and acting is all great, but the language was way too strong for a kids movie and WAY too strong for CBD to sell to unsuspecting families and churches.
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Review 3 for We Bought a Zoo, DVD
Overall Rating: 
1 out of 5
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Horrific

Date:August 25, 2012
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In Him
Location:WI
Age:35-44
Gender:female
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This movie is NOT a CHRISTIAN movie. We were terribly disappointed when we sat down to watch as a family. At the beginning we attempted to overlook some crude interactions and language, but when they used the word a**hole, it was just too much. The movie went off and that portion of Family Night was over. Please be warned and do not buy this movie for wholesome family fun.
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Review 4 for We Bought a Zoo, DVD
Overall Rating: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Not Christian

Date:August 10, 2012
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bunratty
Location:CT
Age:35-44
Gender:female
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This is not a Christian movie and I am surprised to see it here. There is a doozy of a swear in it said by a child. Please don't expect it to be christian - it's not.
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