Night at the Museum
Night at the Museum (2006)

Larry Daley, a down-and-out dreamer whose imaginative ideas have never paid off, finds himself in desperate need of a job. Larry has always believed he was destined for big things. But, he has no idea just how literally gargantuan and hairy… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 24, 2007
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
44%
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User Score
67%



Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Parents might call this either a spectacle-filled adventure or a shallow and vapid CG-fest, depending on whether they choose to embrace this on the same level as their kids.

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

What a dull, nice movie, wrenched from a wild premise and battered into docility.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

... an aimless and riotous mess.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the most neutrally adequate blockbusters of the modern age.

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Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times

A film that veers, often without much direction, between a family-friendly comic romp and an attempt to touch our souls with heartfelt emotion.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

Stiller's continued efforts to court the broadest possible audience has taken the edge off his comedy.

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Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

This is a good example of Hollywood commercial calculation that actually pays off with a few entertainment dividends. It all seems very cold and calculated, and yet the film still turns out to be decently entertaining.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

As mindless spectacle, this is reasonably entertaining.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's just so dopey.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...lightweight and inoffensive...

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
I normally dont like Ben stiller but this was a nice movie and very enjoyable.
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
An unfortunately dull comedy with an interesting concept but a flatline plot.
Candy Rose
Ben Stiller is Larry a security guard in a museum. He discovers the exhibition characters come alive at night. The characters are all great especially Owen… More
Directors Cat
Night at the Museum has a very interesting premise that might have worked if put in the right hands. Unfortunately, what you get is a one joke, CGI infested,… More
Christian C
Non-threatening. Non-offensive. Non-intersting but somehow still pleasant.
Matt Goodman
Decent

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