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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Carla Gugino
Ben Stiller
Kim Raver
Dick Van Dyke
Mickey Rooney
Bill Cobbs
Ricky Gervais
Robin Williams
Ben Garant
Directors
Sean Levy
Screenwriters
Daniel Goldin
Joshua Goldin
Thomas Lennon
Jason Venokur
Ross Venokur
Running Time
108 minutes

Night At The Museum
Ben Stiller versus the exhibits.


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Night At The Museum

Plot
When Larry (Ben Stiller) accepts a position as a night watchman at the New York Museum Of Natural History, he discovers that — thanks to an enchanted Egyptian tablet — all the exhibits come to life after hours.


Verdict
The tagline is “everything comes to life” but this energetically charmless ‘family’ fantasy lies there dead on screen, occasionally twitching at a funny line.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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