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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Larry Daley / Laaa
... Teddy Roosevelt / Voice of Garuda
... Jedediah
... Octavius
... Dr. McPhee
... Sir Lancelot
... Tilly
... Nick Daley
... Ahkmenrah
... Attila
... Sacajawea
... Merenkahre (Ahk's Father)
... Dexter
... Cecil
... 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


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

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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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Trivia

The film's cast includes two Oscar winners: Robin Williams and Sir Ben Kingsley, and two Oscar nominees: Mickey Rooney and Steve Coogan. See more »

Goofs

Many of the exhibits in the British Museum don't exist in the real British Museum. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Laa: Dada!
Larry Daley: No, no, i'm not your dada. Yes, we look similar.
Laa: Dada.
Larry Daley: No touching.
[He slaps Laa's hand]
Larry Daley: Stop it.
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Crazy Credits

In stead of the standard "fiction" disclaimer, it is stated that "All the events depicted in the film are fictional and not all objects and galleries featured reflect the British Museum's collection or building". See more »


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Let's Go
Written by Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Alexander Reuterskiold, Marcus Sepehrmanesh, Tiësto (as Tijs Michiel Verwest) and Oscar Holter
Performed by Tiësto featuring Icona Pop
Courtesy of Musical Freedom Label Ltd./PM:AM Recordings/Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Icona Pop appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Swashbuckling Fun Ruined by Arrogant Sentimental Ending
25 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

This film began and continued just as you would expect. A swashbuckling romp with all the old characters. For around 1+ hour things were going great with a decent storyline and a few new elements to keep things fresh enough. It was shaping up to get a solid 6.7 score.

Then all of a sudden the movie changed. It became a sentimental 20 minute ending. It stunk of arrogance by the creators, who must of thought that these characters meant much more to us than they really do. It was as if each was given their own heart breaking goodbye, it became very dull and uncomfortable.

This dragged on an on. At one point I couldn't help from saying aloud "boring". I don't think anybody heard but they were probably thinking the same. The final ten minutes or so was very strange indeed and the story just seemed to go off the rails, maybe the creator was setting it up so he can make another one with a few different directions?

We watched this on Christmas Day hoping for a fun action packed comedy movie. If we had left after one hour we would of left very happy. Instead the last 30 minutes or so were so dire that it has inspired me to write this, my first IMDb review.


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