Zookeeper parents guide


Overall C+

A bumbling zookeeper (Kevin James) gets a rude awakening when his animal charges start talking to him, hoping to offer him relationship advice.

Release date July 8, 2011

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B-
Substance Use C+

Why is Zookeeper rated PG? The MPAA rated Zookeeper PG for some rude and suggestive humor, and language.

Run Time: 102 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Zookeeper rated PG? Zookeeper is rated PG by the MPAA for some rude and suggestive humor, and language.

Violence: An animal nearly chokes to death on a piece of garbage. A porcupine shoots his quills into a man’s face. A woman is knocked off her feet. Characters crash a party. An animal talks about being cruelly treated and is shown with a facial injury. A man throws a character against a wall. Characters fall into animal cages. A loose lion threatens women. People are accused of lying. A child throws objects at animals. One character chokes another until he passes out. Inebriated characters break objects in a restaurant. Men drive recklessly through traffic. Characters fall from a bridge. A man is thrown over a fence. A character says mean things to another person. Other scenes include depictions of comedic, slapstick violence.

Sexual Content: The script contains numerous moments of veiled sexual humor including one homosexual joke. Animal mating activities are discussed. A man unintentionally exposes himself while urinating in public (no nudity is seen). A man talks about his sexual activities with a woman. Couples kiss.

Language: Frequent mild profanities and terms of Deity are included in this script.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink at social events on several occasions. Characters appear to be drunk at a restaurant.

Other: A man pees on a plant in a restaurant. Some bathroom humor is included.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Zookeeper is directed by Frank Coraci and stars Kevin James.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Zookeeper movie is October 11, 2011. Here are some details…

Home Video Release: Zookeeper

Release Date: 11 October 2011

Zookeeper releases on October 11, 2011, on DVD, Blu-ray and as a DVD & Blu-ray Combo Pack.

Zookeeper on DVD includes:

- Laughing is Contagious

- Featurettes: Bernie The Gorilla and The Furry Co-Stars

- Creating the visual effects: Making the Animals Talk, Riding An Ostrich and Animal Meeting.

The Blu-ray and DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack also offers:

- Deleted Scenes

- Featurettes: Be The Bear, Behind The Stunts and The Cast of Zookeeper

- Playable game demo of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One

- movieIQ+sync and BD-Live

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Kevin James plays another lovable, but romantically challenged character in Hitch, and a security guard with heroic dreams in Paul Blart: Mall Cop. Talking zoo animals are also featured in Madagascar.