Watch Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure-comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and produced by Chris Columbus, and the second installment in the Night at the Museum franchise. It stars Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest, Steve Coogan, and Robin Williams. The film was released on May 22, 2009 by 20th Century Fox and grossed over $400 million at the box office. The main character, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller), has left his job as a night guard at the Museum of Natural History in New York, and now runs his own successful company. When he finds out that his old museum friends, including the beloved Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams), the mischievous monkey, Dexter, and the ancient Egyptian ruler, Ahkmenrah, are being shipped off to the archives at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C., he comes to their rescue. After arriving at the Smithsonian, Larry discovers that the exhibits come alive at night just like they did at the Museum of Natural History, but these exhibits are more advanced, with more technology, and they are a lot more militant. Larry must team up with his old friends and some new ones, including Amelia Earhart (Amy Adams), to stop the evil Pharaoh Kahmunrah (Hank Azaria) from taking over the world using the tablet of Ahkmenrah, which brings the exhibits to life. Throughout the movie, Larry is faced with several challenges, including a battle with an army of miniature Roman soldiers, the White House's Air and Space exhibit coming to life, and a final showdown with Kahmunrah, who has brought to life an army of the world's greatest villains. The movie also explores the relationships between the various characters, with Larry attempting to reconnect with his son, Nicky, and trying to impress Amelia Earhart, a strong and adventurous female character who steals the screen with her wit and daring. The humor in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is slapstick and silly, but it will definitely make you laugh out loud. The movie takes audiences on a wild, action-packed ride that is both exciting and heartwarming, with messages about the importance of friendship, courage, and perseverance. One of the most enjoyable aspects of the movie is the way it brings history and culture to life, with characters representing famous historical figures, such as Einstein, Jedediah Smith, and General George Custer. Each exhibit in the Smithsonian is a work of art, and the special effects that bring them to life are jaw-dropping. Overall, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a fun and family-friendly movie that will entertain audiences of all ages. With its engaging storyline, charming characters, and laugh-out-loud moments, this movie is a must-see for anyone who enjoys adventure movies, comedy films, or is simply looking for a good time.