Night at the Museum Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais, Paul Rudd, Shawn Levy, Steve Coogan, Chris Columbus, Thomas Lennon, Michael Barnathan, Bill Cobbs, Rami Malek, Robert Ben Garant, Dick Van Dyke, Kim Raver, Carla Gugino, Emma Watts, Mickey Rooney

mild action, language and brief rude humor

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Good-hearted dreamer Larry Daley (Ben Stiller), despite being perpetually down on his luck, thinks he's destined for something big. But even he could never have imagined how "big," when he accepts what appears to be a menial job as a graveyard-shift night watchman at a museum of natural history. But during Larry's watch, something extraordinary happens: the museum's exhibits magically come to life. A fearsome T-Rex insists on a game of fetch (with one of his own skeleton bones); Mayans, Roman Gladiators, and cowboys emerge from their diorama to wage epic battles; and a wax figure of Teddy Roosevelt gives Larry important advice while harboring a crush for an Indian princess. As things spiral wildly out of control, Larry must find a way to control the magic to stop a nefarious plot and save the museum.

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Who stars in Night at the Museum: Cast List

"Locked Down" , "Tower Heist"  

"Happy Feet Two" , "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn"  

"Elektra Luxx" , "San Andreas 2"  

"Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors [TV Movie]"  


"The Internship" , "Bliss"  

"Mary Poppins Returns" , "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian"  

"The Ultimate Life" , "My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done"  

"The Muppets" , "The Willoughbys"  

"The Little Things" , "No Time to Die"  

"Ghostbusters: Afterlife" , "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania"  

"Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" , "Marmaduke"  

Who's making Night at the Museum: Crew List

A look at the Night at the Museum behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Shawn Levy last directed This Is Where I Leave You and The Internship. The film's writer Thomas Lennon last wrote Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and Hell Baby.


Shawn Levy


Michael Barnathan
Chris Columbus
Shawn Levy

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Production: What we know about Night at the Museum?

Key Facts

  1. The live-action/CG film is loosely based on Milan Trenc's children's book "The Night at the Museum."

Filming Timeline

  1. December 1969: The film was in Completed status.

Night at the Museum Release Date: When was the film released?

Night at the Museum was released in 2006 on Friday, December 22, 2006 (). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including We Are Marshall, Dreamgirls and Notes on a Scandal.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

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