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National Zoo Lovers Day Movies

Most of the kids love zoos, cute pets, farm creatures, jungle animals, and deadly beasts that appear in the National Zoo Lovers Day Movie list. There are a lot of  Animal Movies that you can enjoy if you can’t visit the zoo this year.

How do you celebrate National zoo Lovers Day?

National Zoo Lovers Day, celebrated on April 8, is a great excuse to get your family together and go for a trip to see the exotic animals of the world!

The ways of celebrating the day are straightforward and easy to remember. Simply spend the day taking your family or friends to the local zoo to see your favorite animals.

Take images of your favorite animal and post them on social media with the hashtag #ZooLoversDay to create lasting memories. You can always watch movies if you don’t have time to visit a zoo.

How many zoos are in the US?

More than 2,800 zoos and aquariums are believed to exist across the world today, with more than 355 in the United States.

When was the first zoo opened?

In 1793, the first modern zoo opened in Paris, France. Leaders of the French Revolution took the menageries of French aristocrats, including the king and queen, and moved them to the Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes.

Where is the biggest zoo?

Largest Zoos in the World

  • Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park, India.
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Ohio, USA.
  • National Zoological Gardens, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska, USA.
  • Smithsonian National Zoological Park, DC, USA.
  • Moscow Zoo, Russia.
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park, California, USA

National Zoo Lovers Day Movies & Shows

The Lion King
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor (Actors)

The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna, where a future king overcomes betrayal and tragedy to assume his rightful place on Pride Rock.

Through pioneering filmmaking techniques, The Lion King brings treasured characters to life in a whole new way.

We Bought A Zoo
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church (Actors)

We Bought a Zoo

Widower Matt Damon comes up with a unique plan to lift his family out of their collective funk: by purchasing a ramshackle zoo.

Madagascar
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • David Schwimmer, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock (Actors)

Madagascar

A pack of not-so-wild animals experiences some serious culture shock when they move from the Big Apple to the Mighty Jungle in this computer-animated comedy. Featuring the voice talents of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and David Schwimmer.

Zootopia
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba (Actors)

Zootopia

Disney presents an action-comedy adventure set in the all-animal city of Zootopia. Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps jumps at the chance to crack a case, even if it means partnering with fast-talking Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Zookeeper
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kevin James, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler (Actors)

Zookeeper

The animals at the Franklin Park Zoo decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret to zookeeper Griffin Keyes (Kevin James): They can talk!

The Jungle Book
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba (Actors)

Jungle Book

In Disney’s live-action epic adventure directed by Jon Favreau, Mowgli, a man-cub raised in the jungle by a family of wolves, embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery when he’s forced to abandon the only home he’s ever known

Penguins of Madagascar
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights (Actors)

Penguins of Madagascar

From the creators of Madagascar comes the funniest new movie of the year, starring your favorite penguins – Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private – in a spy-tacular new film!

Happy Feet
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy (Actors)

Happy Feet

Away from home for the first time, Mumble meets a posse of decidedly un-Emperor-like penguins – the Adelie Amigos. Led by Ramon, the Adelies instantly embrace Mumble’s cool dance moves.

Baby's Day Out
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Joe Mantegna, Lara Flynn Boyle, Joe Pantoliano (Actors)

Baby’s Day Out

Three klutzy kidnappers grab a wealthy couple’s baby, only to have the toddler escape and lead them on a slapstick chase all over Chicago.

Life of Pi
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Tabu (Actors)

Life of Pi

A shipwreck leaves a boy lost at sea aboard a lifeboat with a massive Bengal tiger in Ang Lee’s visually stunning Oscar(R)-winner.

Ice Age
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Chris Wedge, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo (Actors)

Ice Age

When a group of prehistoric animals band together to save a human baby, the misfit herd becomes the only hope for the future in this delightful computer-animated treat.

Over the Hedge
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell (Actors)

Over the Hedge

In DreamWorks’ smash-hit comedy, these hungry critters go over the hedge to take a bite out of Suburbia.

The Secret Life of Pets
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Louis C.K, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart (Actors)

The Secret Life of Pets 

Find out what your pets do when you’re not at home in this animated comedy featuring the voice talents of Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, and Kevin Hart.

The Secret Life of Pets 2
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Patton Oswalt (Actors)

The Secret Life of Pets 2

The Secret Life of Pets 2 explores the bonds between pets and the families that love them, and answers the question: What are your pets doing when you’re not at home?

Pet Party
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • --- (Director) - Peter McDonnell (Writer)

Pet Party

Join Sniffer, the busy beagle, as he throws a party for hundreds of his pet friends! Featuring the cutest kittens, puppies, hamsters, horses, birds, fish, farm animals, and more!

Secrets of the Zoo (2018 ‧ 5 seasons)

One of the largest and most popular zoos in the US, Ohio’s renowned Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and its conservation park The Wilds, houses more than 10,000 animals on 12,000 acres. It’s also the part-time home of beloved wildlife guru Jack Hanna, the zoo’s director emeritus. Now, Nat Geo Wild is taking viewers inside the grounds and allowing them to experience what visitors can’t: compelling, heartwarming stories, and behind-the-scenes moments and adventures. | Watch on Disney+

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