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FROM DIRECTOR CAMERON CROWE
COMES THE UPLIFTING TALE
BASED ON A TRUE STORY

The Whole Family Will Go Wild for this Heartwarming Adventure Starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson On Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download April 3
 

March 30, 2012
 
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This Easter, be unpredictable, do something crazy and embrace your wild side! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents an inspiring adventure based on a true story of one man who brought a zoo back to life and family back together in WE BOUGHT A ZOO, arriving on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download April 3. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) and starring Matt Damon (Contagion, True Grit), Scarlett Johansson (Iron Man 2, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) and Thomas Haden Church (Easy A, Sideways), WE BOUGHT A ZOO is "a sweet-natured tale...that you'll want to see with your kids" (Liz Braun, Jam! Movies).
 
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is giving away 10 Blu-ray copies of WE BOUGHT A ZOO to Homeschool.com newsletter subscribers. For a chance to win, like us on Facebook.
 
In addition, refer to the WE BOUGHT A ZOO  Film Companion in our Printables section.  The study guide explores some of the most important themes raised by the movie. It can be used for personal study, post-movie family conversations or larger discussion groups.
 
In the movie Benjamin Mee (Damon) is a Los Angeles newspaper columnist and adventure writer who, as a single father, faces the challenges of raising his two young children. Hoping that a fresh start and a new life will restore their family spirit, Mee quits his job and buys an old rural house outside the city with a unique bonus feature: a zoo named the Rosemoor Animal Park, where dozens of animals reside under the care of head zookeeper Kelly Foster (Johansson) and her dedicated team. With no experience, limited time and a shoestring budget, Mee sets out with the support of his family and the local community to reopen the zoo. Now, Benjamin is no longer reporting an adventure story; he's living it in his own backyard.
 
Featuring an incredible musical score composed by Jonsi of the band Sigur Ros, the WE BOUGHT A ZOO Blu-ray is loaded with over 2.5 hours of special features including 20 deleted and extended scenes, a gag reel, four behind-the-scenes featurettes, commentary with Director Cameron Crowe, star J.B. Smoove (The Sitter, "Curb Your Enthusiasm") and Editor Mark Livolsi, and more. The film also features an English Family Friendly Audio Track that earned the Dove Seal of Approval. The Blu-ray and DVD will be available for an average retail price of $24.99 and $19.99 respectively.
 
WE BOUGHT A ZOO Blu-ray Combo Pack Special Features
  • Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy including theatrical film
  • Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • Elevator Empathy
  • A Gift From Ronnie
  • Life is Elemental
  • Thank You, Rhonda
  • Rosie Names Her Peacocks
  • Quick Learner
  • Just Can't Get a Handle On It
  • So Much Bloodshed
  • Buster is Loose
  • Utterly Free / Nobody Died
  • I Make My Own Hours
  • The Stuff is Alive
  • We're Living The Story
  • Disaffected Youth
  • It's Their Zoo, Too
  • Goodnight Big Mac
  • Such a Cliche
  • Sorry About the Rain
  • Benjamin's Big Speech
  • Opening Day
  • Gag Reel
  • "The Real Mee"
  • "We Shot a Zoo"
  • "Their Happy is Too Loud"
  • Audio Commentary with Director Cameron Crowe, Star J.B. Smoove and Editor Mark Livolsi
     

About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC
 
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is a recognized global industry leader and a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company. Representing 75 years of innovative and award-winning filmmaking from Twentieth Century Fox, TCFHE is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming, acquisitions and original productions on DVD, Blu-ray Disc Digital Copy, Video On Demand and Digital Download. The company also releases all products globally for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce throughout the world.
 
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