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Zookeeper (2011)

 -  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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Welcome to his jungle. 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  »

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$80,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$80,360,866 (USA) (21 October 2011)
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Mollie the Giraffe (a female) was played by "Tweet the Giraffe" (a male) also known as the Toys R Us Giraffe. Tweet died on set at the Franklin Park Zoo. Tweet had completed all his scenes for Zookeeper. See more »

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Contrary to popular belief, porcupines cannot "shoot" quills. See more »

Quotes

Griffin Keyes: How did you get past the enclosures?
Donald the Monkey: You don't wanna know.
Griffin Keyes: Actually, I do.
Donald the Monkey: Okay, but I don't wanna tell.
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Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.26 (2011) See more »

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Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today)
Written by Norman Whitfield (as Norman J. Whitfield) and Barrett Strong
Performed by Love and Rockets
Courtesy of Beggars Banquet Records Ltd
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Much better movie then a lot of reviewers give it credit...
29 December 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

After reading some of the unfair reviews this film has received I felt compelled to add my two cents. Yes it's a formula film, yes we've all seen it before, yes you can see the plot coming a mile away.

Honestly, I expected to hate this film... I'm not a big fan of the lead and I normally do not like these types of films, but 30 minutes in I was won over (maybe it was all the animals). This is a light-hearted family film and should be taken for what it is. If you have kids, they will absolutely love it.

The big name actors voicing the animals was a pleasant surprise and the animal animation and "acting" was very believable.

A very enjoyable film.


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