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Zookeeper (2011)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Romance  |  8 July 2011 (USA)
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A group of zoo animals decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zoo keeper find love -- without opting to leave his current job for something more illustrious.

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A group of zoo animals decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zoo keeper find love -- without opting to leave his current job for something more illustrious.

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Don't talk to the animals... unless they talk to you first! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Rated PG for some rude and suggestive humor, and language | See all certifications »

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8 July 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El guardián del zoológico  »

Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,065,617 (USA) (8 July 2011)

Gross:

$80,360,866 (USA) (21 October 2011)
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When Shane is first seen throwing lettuce into Bernie the Gorilla's pen, a leaf lands right next to the bucket. In the shot immediately following from the other side, the lettuce leaf is gone without Shane having picked it up or thrown it in. See more »

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Griffin Keyes: [about Kate leaving] Oh, man, it's my fault. I blew it.
Joe the Lion: No, it's my fault. I was the one who told you to be someone you're not.
Janet the Lioness: No, you know what? It's my fault. I was so worried you were gonna leave, I wasn't thinking about you.
Donald the Monkey: It's not my fault. I said throw poop at her. That always works.
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(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
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Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band (as K.C. & The Sunshine Band)
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By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Wasn't able to finish this crud…
30 August 2013 | by (victoria b.c canada) – See all my reviews

Plot Summary: Zoo Animals break their silence to help their Zookeeper (Kevin James) find true love (Rosario Dawson) so he doesn't decide to leave his current job for something more agreeable. Can they do it? will anybody care?! Not me, that's for sure.

Kevin James is just as bad as Adam Sandler these days in my opinion. I got so annoyed by this movie that I turned it off at about 50 minutes in. Zookeeper is about as lazy it gets. OK. Paul Blart: Mall Cop wasn't all that bad, but it was still lazy to the extreme. The fact that families pay their hard earned money to go see this stuff at theaters makes me sick. I always say to each their own, but you and your kids deserve much, much better.

Final Thoughts: This is a terrible review and I realize that. I didn't see the whole thing because I am not going to resort to torturing myself. It doesn't help that I can't stand Kevin James.

DUD


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