Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Kevin James and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. It revolves around an unlucky zookeeper who turns to the animals at his zoo to help him find love. This film contains computer animation for the animal characters, it was the first Happy Madison film to be released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, with Columbia Pictures. This film was released on July 8, 2011.
Filming began in Boston on August 17, 2009. The film received negative reviews from critics and it earned $169.8 million on a $80 million budget. Zookeeper was released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 11, 2011. It was also included free with new copies of Duke Nukem Forever. It is available on Netflix in Canada and the UK.