A man quitting his job in spectacular fashion? Check. A best friend offering sage advice to the main character, and imploring him to embrace the joy and wonder of life? Check. Manic-pixie-dream-Johannson? Check. Cute kids? Double check. This thing is one ‘Solsbury Hill’ away from a home run.
We Bought A Zoo is based on Benjamin Mee’s memoir of the same name. Matt Damon stars as Mee, a recently widowed father-of-two who uproots his family and purchases a dilapidated zoo.
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You can watch it in HD over at Apple.