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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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Larry Daley says that Dexter the monkey has "got a Chippendale thing going on". Ben Stiller is set to star in I Am Chippendales. See more »

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Consensus among scientists is that the Neanderthal humanoids were intelligent beings capable of elaborate speech, complex and logical reasoning and action, and had sophisticated social and cultural merits. Even for comic relief it can be regarded as backward to portray our common ancestors as brutish idiots, while they should be regarded as extremely skilled survival experts, before climate change, mass extinction of primary resources and brutal invasion and later assimilation and cross-procreation by/with other species of human led to their demise. In short: Neanderthals were not stupid, just less capable of adaptation than Homo Sapiens. See more »

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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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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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Shake Your Groove Thing
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Performed by Peaches & Herb
Courtesy of Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Glad I saw it
5 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

I remember back in February 2007. I was 10 years old then. Our teachers at school said we were going to the library. It turned out they took us to the cinema. It was one of those surprises that you can't believe was real. We saw the first Night at the Museum. I remember liking the concept very much. I have always found museums fascinating, especially the ones of Natural history. So, the film always appealed to me. I saw it twice.

Then in May 2009 a sequel comes out. I remember having a fun time. When I left the cinema I was thinking: "What will happen in part 3?". Well, 5 years go by. And, a third film is ready to hit cinemas. I had to wait until February to see it though.

I finally got around to doing so today. It was kind of an empty cinema. Kind of a different feeling compared to how packed it was last week when I saw American Sniper. Anyway. I enjoyed the film. It was a good idea to make story about what would happen if the magic ran out. At the end though I felt really sentimental and a bit sad. The credits came up and everyone rushed out. I wondered if the kids today would feel the way I felt watching it. I remembered all the fun times I've had with my friends at school. It was really nice seeing all the character again in their full glory. The last film that made me feel this way was The World's End. But, this one left me thinking more.

I had completed a journey. It started out with all my friends and school in the cinema together. And, it ended with me alone. The movie at it's core was about moving on and saying goodbye to the past. But, it doesn't mean the past will disappear. You'll always be able to visit it again. You sit there watching the credits roll by and looking for a new journey to start. There will always be things to look forward to.

as Robin Williams would have said: Smile, my boy. It's sunrise

I'm glad I saw all these films.


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