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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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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)  »

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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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Adam Sandler's wife is the waitress at the restaurant. See more »

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

Quotes

Kate: So basically, you're using me?
Griffin Keyes: Not basically. I am.
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Two Out of Three Ain't Bad
Written by Jim Steinman
Performed by Meat Loaf
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Awful.. Horrible... Not even these are adequate to describe this movie.
13 May 2014 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Cinema has just reached a new low. I honestly never thought I would see a movie that was worse than Furry Vengeance, but I was wrong. This movie was just painful to watch. It's overly cutesy messages, clumsy and cliché plot, and unimpressive casting chokes the brain of anyone unfortunate enough to see it. Guess what the plot is? Chubby, relatable dork wants to meet a girl, so the animals try to coach him on how to date. Yeah, it made me throw up a little in my mouth just to write it. This movie would only be enjoyable to the youngest of viewers, (or someone who has never seen another movie before). The only reason I would ever recommend Zookeeper to someone else would be for revenge, and it would require something terrible to deserve this movie... like a war crime.


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