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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

 -  Action | Adventure | Comedy  -  22 May 2009 (USA)
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Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

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Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

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When the lights go off the battle is on.


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Rated PG for mild action and brief language | See all certifications »

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$150,000,000 (estimated)

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£4,160,496 (UK) (22 May 2009)

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$177,243,721 (USA) (30 October 2009)
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Not as good as the first movie
1 November 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The first Night At The Museum movie was really entertaining as well as educational. It was exciting and fast-moving.

This one seems more like a history lesson, with deliberate historical clarifications (e.g. "Ivan the Awesome" as opposed to "Ivan the Terrible"), character descriptions, etc. inserted into the screenplay throughout the movie. I didn't enjoy it that much.

Ben Stiller is great as usual as Larry. Of the rest, Amelia Earhart and Kah Mun Rah were good. Didn't like Al Capone and Napoleon much. Was good to see Darth Vader and the muppet again.

Hope the next installment will be better.


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