Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Synopsis
Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) 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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By Scott Foundas
A most enjoyable capper to director Shawn Levy and producer Chris Columbus’ cheerfully silly and sneakily smart family-entertainment...
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Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Seeing Ben Stiller, the late Robin Williams, and their magically roused gang together again, this time in London, is initially all about...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The Night at the Museum tent pole has played fast and loose with history, and with our knowledge, or lack of knowledge, of the past. But...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

The SFX set pieces are pretty lame, mostly involving a lot of weary running around and tense, ticking-clock urgency. What elevates Secret...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The third installment of the Night at the Museum franchise, Secret of the Tomb, is better than its predecessors, funnier and more...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Rates as more determinedly heartfelt than the first and not as witty as the second (and best). Also, no Amy Adams as Amelia Earhart in...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
There are big special effects, of course, but refreshingly, this third (and final?) movie in the franchise is like a pleasant stroll through...
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By Glenn Kenny
The adult viewer, reflecting on the idea that this is “just” a kid’s movie, might conclude that kids deserve a little better.
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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
For piquing kids’ interest in history and nature, you could do worse than this goofy Ben Stiller franchise. But its third installment is...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
The dialogue is schmaltzy and often painfully unfunny. The special effects are often so 1980s-bad... Time and again, terrific actors sink...
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Best one of the Series

By FR95
I thoroughly enjoyed the movie! I am an adult who normally does not "willingly" go and see family movies. I went to an advanced prescreening of this film and I was pleasantly surprised. The movie was...

Awesome Movie!

By Dianekfeiten
I went last night to see the third part of Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb, it was well worth going on a school night to view! Interesting & humourous twists woven through this movie! We...

excellent family movie

By sky11fox
one of the last movies of robin williams. Excellent performance by him and so emotional to see him say good bye. This is a great family movie with great laughs ....

Great Adventure in the Museum!

By ar3t777
If you've seen the series so far & enjoyed it, you'll love the one! Great plot, action & humor throughout....

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By jandalton20

night at the musium

By fred9420
I have seen night at the museum 1, 2, and now 3. I thought it would be similar to the first two and may not be exciting, but I was pleasantly surprised. it was fantastic. the story, the comedy, the...

By CalvinCroucher
A little slow at times but there were some very funny scenes in the movie. Loved seeing Robin Williams one last time. The monkey stole the show....

Loved it. Big Ben Stiller fan.

By jbelmont73

Great Family Movie

By lrp84
This movie was a great last addition the the Night at the Museum movies. My family of 5 enjoyed it very much....

By alisharenee1988
Absolute perfection! Perfect way to end a movie series, and a great way for Robin Williams to be remembered....

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Rated PG | For Some Rude Humor, Mild Action and Brief Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Mediocre action "threequel" is livened by stellar cast.
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