Genres: Comedy, Family, Romance

Review: Zookeeper

What our critics thought of Zookeeper

Christy Lemire
There is one - precisely one - funny scene in the entire movie.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Vaguely misogynistic, ugly-looking, and features product placement so brazen that it would make Michael Bay blush.

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What our critics are saying online

"Zookeeper" is a good-natured comedy about how the animals at the zoo coach Kevin James on his romantic life. Since he ends up with Rosario Dawson, they must know what they're talking about. What it comes down to is a buddy movie where the best buddy is a gorilla. I confess to a sinking feeling when the first animal began to talk. I understand why animals talk in animated films, but in live action films it usually just feels creepy. Studiously avoiding all contact with publicity for the movie, I naively expected a story about the profession of zookeeping -- you know, some natural history, maybe some insights into animal psychology. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 07/06/2011