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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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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  »

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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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Kevin James wanted to be in Zookeeper because he had a crush on all his female co-stars. See more »

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

Quotes

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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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.172 (2011) See more »

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You're the First, the Last, My Everything
Written by Peter Radcliff, Tony Sepe and Barry White
Performed by Barry White
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Walking and Talking With the Animals.
9 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The titled character (Kevin James) learns one day that the animals at his facility can actually talk and they make it their mission to help him find love with a somewhat demented ex-flame (Leslie Bibb) while simultaneously we as an audience all know he really belongs with friendly co-worker Rosario Dawson. "Dr. Dolittle" antics for the most part as James talks to the animals with only minimally cute and memorable results. Voice characterizations led by Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, and Cher give the animals personality but really little else. James is definitely a likable comedic force, but he deserves better material. The leading ladies struggle to keep up his mild momentum and really the animals are not even needed as their appearances sometimes distract from what is going on as the plot limps along into development. 2.5 out of 5 stars.


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