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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

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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, 21 December 2014

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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Trivia

Robin Williams' penultimate movie role, and final on-screen performance. 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 »

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

Instead 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 »

Connections

References The Cove (2009) See more »

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Wizard
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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A fun franchise that has now become a museum piece
20 December 2014 | by rogerdarlingtonSee all my reviews

In spite of the absence of a number in the title, this is the third (and last?) film in a franchise that I have thoroughly enjoyed for providing inventive entertainment (imagine a fight sequence inside a MC Escher drawing). Each movie has been based in a museum I know well and this time we are in my home city of London at the wonderful British Museum which means that the Elgin Marbles and other artifacts come alive. At the heart of the franchise is Ben Stiller, a comic actor with deceptively understated style, and this time he gets to plays two very contrasting roles, particularly funny when his characters interact.

If there are weaknesses in this outing, they are that perhaps too many of the original characters are involved (meaning that screen time is spread rather thinly between them), there could have been more original museum characters (the main one is Dan Stevens as Sir Lancelot), and it would have been good to have more female roles (Australian Rebel Wilson as the BM security guard is effectively the only substantive one). And, of course, there is the sadness of seeing Robin Williams and Mickey Rooney in their last screen roles.

All that said, this is a worthy addition to a really fun franchise which has probably now run its course.


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