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Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian Reviews

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Neil Pond
American Profile

The silliness meanders wildly, and Stiller looks like he's more than happy to let everyone else do most of the work.

Full Review Source: American Profile | Original Score: 3/5

September 29, 2011
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

I'm not sure if anyone in this film actually acted alongside anyone else, or if the performances were all cut together in the editing suite.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 27, 2010
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

Doesn't have the originality of the first film and feels a little boring as such.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 2/5

April 15, 2010
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Amy Adams is the lone saving grace to be found herein, which is a nice way of saying she's all that kept me from pondering "to be or not to be".

Full Review Source: Projection Booth | Original Score: D-

December 1, 2009
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

No stone is left unturned.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 2/5

November 30, 2009
Sonny Bunch
Washington Times

One wonders if director Shawn Levy was more interested in cramming special effects into the movie than creating actual comedy.

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 2/4

August 30, 2009
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian can be too cluttered and hyperactive to appreciate its broad pleasures.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: C+

June 29, 2009
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

...what the heck, it's fun on the same level as the original...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

June 12, 2009
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Amy Adams adds plenty of welcome 'moxie' (and a tight pair of aviator's britches), but otherwise there's not much here besides noise, chaos and monkey-slapping.

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2/4

June 12, 2009
Dan Lybarger
eFilmCritic.com

With all the oversized personalities that surround him, Stiller gets upstaged.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

June 7, 2009
Bob Grimm
Tucson Weekly

Stiller has a look on his face as if he knows he's participating in total garbage.

Full Review Source: Tucson Weekly | Original Score: 2/5

June 7, 2009
Boo Allen
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)

It was fresh, funny and clever the first time. Now, not so much.

Full Review Source: Denton Record Chronicle (TX) | Original Score: 2/5

June 1, 2009
David Denby
New Yorker
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The result is pretty much a free-form traffic jam in which everyone fights everyone else.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

June 1, 2009
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

an amusing concept that still holds some charm now, although it also lends itself to bombastic overkill, which sequels are naturally inclined toward anyway

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 1, 2009
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Best of all are Azaria, a brilliant comic character actor... and Adams as the feisty Earhart, thrilled to be off on a new adventure.

Full Review Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette | Original Score: 3/4

June 1, 2009

Smithsonian wants to be frothy, but it can't help having a little more heart and soul than you'd expect or even require. Give it a chance, it's a fun show.

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 4/5

May 31, 2009
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

Unfunny, unnecessary and with unlimited box office potential, 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian' is all show and no go.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4

May 30, 2009
Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com

... more of the same while being slightly different and raising the stakes. It's a formulaic sequel, but it works every bit as well as the original did.

Full Review Source: MovieCrypt.com | Original Score: 3.0/4.0

May 30, 2009
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

With the exception of Amy Adams' performance and some excellent special effects, this sequel fails to live up to the first 'Night at the Museum' romp.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

May 30, 2009
Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Wow, count this as one film that completely took me by surprise!

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 8/10

May 29, 2009
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