Night at the Museum Plot: What's the story?
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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Night at the Museum Cast: Who are the actors?
- Ben Stiller
The Watch, Brad's Status
- Robin Williams
Lee Daniels' The Butler, Happy Feet Two
- Carla Gugino
Sucker Punch, Mr. Popper's Penguins
- Kim Raver
Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors [TV Movie]
- Mickey Rooney
- Owen Wilson
Wonder, Father Figures
Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Night at the Museum?
- The live-action/CG film is loosely based on Milan Trenc's children's book "The Night at the Museum."
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Night at the Museum?
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.
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Production Timeline: When did the Night at the Museum come together?
On or about December 31, 1969 • The film was in Completed status.
Night at the Museum Release Date: When was it 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 The Good Shepherd, Dreamgirls and Notes on a Scandal.
- United States
- December 22, 2006
- December 22, 2006
When will the movie be on DVD?Tuesday, April 24, 2007
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