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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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David Guion (screenplay), Michael Handelman (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Robin Williams' penultimate film role, and final on screen performance. See more »

Goofs

When on Trafalgar Square, four bronze lions are shown; in reality, only three plinths contain a lion, the fourth is famously empty. See more »

Quotes

Larry Daley: I'm Half-Irish, Half-Jewish, so...
Merenkahre: You are! I love Jews! We owned 40,000 of them!
Shepseheret: Such lovely people.
Ahkmenrah: Here we go...
Larry Daley: They were very happy, always singing with candles...
Larry Daley: Yeah. They really weren't happy.
Shepseheret: Really?
Larry Daley: No, they left. They spent about 40 years in the desert trying to escape.
Shepseheret: Oh!
Larry Daley: Yeah, we have dinner once a year and talk about it. It's a big deal.
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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 »

Connections

Spoofs Camelot (1967) See more »

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Written by Martin Garrix (as Martijn Garritsen) and Jay Hardway
(as Jobke Heiblom)
Performed by Martin Garrix & Jay Hardway
Courtesy of Spinnin' Records, Silent Records and Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Good Fun
21 December 2014 | by Sahl_95See all my reviews

In the third instalment of the Night at the Museum movies, the tablet that brings the museum exhibits to life is losing it's power and to fix it, Ben Stiller and the gang have to go visit the only person who knows how to fix it, at the London's British Museum.

This movie was definitely more entertaining than I thought it would be. Most of the jokes did entertain me despite at times being obvious, although a few do fall flat. However, I did not enjoy the comedy involving caveman Ben Stiller (thankfully, there wasn't much of it). I think the movie would have been better without that character. The story is straightforward as expected, but still good enough to not be boring.

The returning cast do a good job. Newcomer Dan Stevens as Sir Lancelot was my favourite character and was great fun to watch. There were also some great cameos which I did not expect and won't spoil and was awesome.

There are some cool scenes in this movie that really pleased my inner kid, mainly when Sir Lancelot is fighting a triceratops and a scene involving a M.C. Esher painting along with a couple of others. I did also like the ending. It was a bit sad when it came to their goodbyes, especially when it came to Robin Williams'.

Overall, it is a solid movie for kids and adults should have an alright time.


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