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

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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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Ben Stiller returns as night watchman Larry Daily, now a successful business man, who gets back to the museum just in time to find that he needs to get his friends out of trouble. This new installment takes us to the Smithsonian, and introduces us to new characters, such as Amelia Earhart, General Custer, and many more!

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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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22 May 2009 (USA)  »

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Another Night  »

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$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,160,496 (UK) (22 May 2009)

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$177,243,721 (USA) (30 October 2009)
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Trivia

In the original script for movie, Kahmunrah (Hank Azaria) revealed that he actually murdered his brother Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) presumably for the throne. Which is also possibly the reason why Ahkmenrah is so young, and Kahmunrah looks older. See more »

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Surely Larry and Kahmunrah are intelligent men. They would know that the Cube of Rubik isn't a rectangular box. See more »

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Kah Mun Rah: [to Jedediah in the birdcage] Why, they're no bigger than a tiny grain of couscous. Aren't you?
Jedediah: You know, two words come to mind when I hear you talk. "Delusional" and "weirdo". And if I had to say a third, "goofy." Just goofy.
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Crazy Credits

There is an extra scene during the credits where Sailor Joey Motorola is seen reverse-engineering Larry Daley's cell-phone. He says to his mother (off camera) "I think I'm on to something!" See more »

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References Star Trek: The Savage Curtain (1969) See more »

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Life in Technicolor
Written by Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland (as Jonathan Buckland), Will Champion (as William Champion), Chris Martin (as Christopher Martin), and Jon Hopkins
Performed by Coldplay
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Utter rubbish...
25 February 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The first film was far from spectacular, but it was tolerable and a bit of fun to watch. I came across the second movie when it was shown on television and its terrible. It has been done once and wasn't brilliant, the producers really shouldn't have bothered with number two. The whole film is filled with terrible far-fetched acting. Every line just tries to include a joke that is not even remotely funny and frankly, leaves me with a blank expression on my face the whole time. The whole movie is just "trying too hard". Too see some pretty famous faces in it, is a shame as it is a real downfall in their career. i'm surprised I actually ended up watching the whole movie, maybe I was hoping it would get better. Evidently not! It is saying something when you are watching this movie with kids and they even turn round to you and say "Is this meant to be funny?" 1/10


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