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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)

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Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

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Shawn Levy

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Stiller ... Larry Daley / Laaa
Robin Williams ... Teddy Roosevelt / Voice of Garuda
Owen Wilson ... Jedediah
Steve Coogan ... Octavius
Ricky Gervais ... Dr. McPhee
Dan Stevens ... Sir Lancelot
Rebel Wilson ... Tilly
Skyler Gisondo ... Nick Daley
Rami Malek ... Ahkmenrah
Patrick Gallagher ... Attila
Mizuo Peck ... Sacajawea
Ben Kingsley ... Merenkahre (Ahk's Father)
Crystal the Monkey ... Dexter
Dick Van Dyke ... Cecil
Mickey Rooney ... Gus
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Storyline

At the Museum of Natural History, there's a new exhibit being unveiled. Larry Daley, who manages the night exhibit where the exhibits come to life because of the Tablet of Ahkmenrah, is in charge of the presentation. But when the exhibits go awry, Larry finds himself in trouble. He learns the Tablet is corroding so he does some research and learns that Cecil, the former museum guard, was at the site when the Tablet was discovered. He tells Larry they were warned if they remove it could mean the end. Larry realizes it means the end of the magic. He talks to Ahkmenrah who says that he doesn't know anything. Only his father the Pharaoh knows the Tablet's secrets. He learns that the Pharaoh was sent to the London museum. So he convinces Dr. McPhee, the museum curator, to help send him to London. He takes Ahkmenrah with him but some of the others tag along, like Teddy Roosevelt, Attila, Octavius, and Jedediah. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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One final night to save the day


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild action, some rude humor and brief language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night at the Museum 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$127,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,100,520, 19 December 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$113,746,621

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$363,204,635
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The musical score in the beginning of the movie resembles the song "Moondance". This is fitting as the moon's light is part of the plot and both the song's lyrics and the movie share themes of the night. See more »

Goofs

On the banks of the Thames, Larry and Nick have a talk. The red life buoy box jumps around from left to right behind the actors. See more »

Quotes

Larry Daley: These guys depend on me.
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Crazy Credits

The 21 Laps Entertainment logo plays normal, but at the end, the light in the middle of the logo glows to white, and dims to start the movie. See more »

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Follows Night at the Museum (2006) See more »

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Also Sprach Zarathustra
Written by Richard Strauss
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Don't lie to yourself, you want a Capuchin monkey too.
23 December 2014 | by OlieRendchSee all my reviews

You know, Night at the Museum is one of those films where it's not a huge movie, it's not a blockbuster, there's nothing wrong with it, it's just generally not talked about in the film fan world as I've seen it. It is however regarded as a nice family film to sit down and enjoy, so was the second instalment, and this one isn't any different.

We all know the premise; a special Egyptian tablet makes it possible for all the exhibits in the museum to come to life at night. What I'm glad about is that this third film is not a rehash of the previous two; it's predecessors had a similar theme of a main villain wanting the table,t which were different enough to enjoy but Secret of the Tomb does something completely different with it's plot and execution which is an awesome change I enjoyed a lot. Of course another thing we enjoy with these movies is the actual museum coming to life and they do some really cool stuff with that idea and it's awesome to see these historical figures interact with statues and even paintings!

They brought us some new characters too which included Lancelot who steals so many scenes and has some great lines, I love that character; also we get Ben Kingsley as King Merenkahre who surprisingly didn't actually have much screen time for a big-name actor. Rebel Wilson as a British security guard didn't quite grab me as the other characters did, she was the comedic relief in what was already a comedy so her presence wasn't really needed and could come off as annoying. In the end Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb was a fun ride just like the first two, it has some awesome surprises I wasn't expecting and all round a good family film.


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