We Bought a Zoo

Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo.

Grosses

Domestic (63%)
$75,624,550
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$9,360,434
3,117 theaters
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresComedy Drama Family
In Release375 days/53 weeks
Widest Release3,170 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 23-27
Thanksgiving 5-Day
16$458,486----$458,486-
Nov 24-27
Thanksgiving 4-Day
16$458,486----$458,486-
Nov 25-27
Thanksgiving 3-Day
16$458,486----$458,486-
Dec 23-256$9,360,434-3,117-$3,003$9,818,9201
Dec 23-26
Christmas long wknd
6$14,604,645-3,117-$4,685$15,063,1311
Dec 30-Jan 1, 20126$13,238,241+41.4%3,163+46$4,185$40,725,5582
Dec 30-Jan 2, 2012
New Year's long wknd
6$17,003,682-3,163-$5,375$44,490,9991
Jan 6-87$8,305,797-37.3%3,170+7$2,620$56,399,9063
Jan 13-1510$5,560,781-33%2,909-261$1,911$64,049,3154
Jan 13-16
MLK wknd
9$7,369,231-2,909-$2,533$65,857,765-
Jan 20-2214$2,783,440-49.9%2,065-844$1,347$69,565,0255
Jan 27-2920$1,468,347-47.2%1,089-976$1,348$71,705,8786
Feb 3-523$737,870-49.7%754-335$978$72,721,4417
Feb 10-1228$360,694-51.1%420-334$858$73,246,5998
Feb 17-1930$300,033-16.8%287-133$1,045$73,656,6549
Feb 17-20
Presidents' Day wknd
29$386,399-287-$1,346$73,743,020-
Feb 24-2627$284,720-5.1%280-7$1,016$74,096,24610
Mar 2-428$243,829-14.4%266-14$916$74,406,78211
Mar 9-1129$188,221-22.8%178-88$1,057$74,669,87712
Mar 16-1835$141,965-24.6%188+10$755$74,908,77113
Mar 23-2536$124,259-12.5%155-33$801$75,105,21314
Mar 30-Apr 136$108,224-12.9%136-19$795$75,279,52215
Apr 6-846$57,388-47%99-37$579$75,406,97516
Apr 6-9
Easter wknd
34$69,107-99-$698$75,418,694-
Apr 13-1550$47,201-17.8%83-16$568$75,498,09717
Apr 20-2257$35,209-25.4%66-17$533$75,548,24418
Apr 27-2962$25,951-26.3%52-14$499$75,586,71019
May 4-669$13,834-46.7%38-14$364$75,608,72220
May 11-1377$8,709-37%28-10$311$75,621,91521