Night at the Museum Reviews

June 5, 2019
Ben Stiller does his usual loser shtick, and computer animation, dumb laughs (urinating monkeys, anyone?) and slapstick abounds.
December 6, 2014
One of the most neutrally adequate blockbusters of the modern age.
February 9, 2011
June 17, 2009
This is a good example of Hollywood commercial calculation that actually pays off with a few entertainment dividends. It all seems very cold and calculated, and yet the film still turns out to be decently entertaining.
April 29, 2009
A flat affair, and one I won't have a hard time forgetting.
July 28, 2007
...lightweight and inoffensive...
June 25, 2007
. Its narrative is just pitched toward adolescent fantasy and silly, frequently obvious shenanigans to a hearty degree, and with no sort of consistent inner logic the movie tilts toward fleeting entertainment, with no inherent replay value or strongly fel
June 13, 2007
Not everything on display is sufficiently alive in this museum-set comedy adventure.
June 1, 2007
it's one of those high concept childhood fantasy films that will stay in your heart long after watching it
May 24, 2007
What promises to be a fun Spielbergian romp for the whole family is a bit on the bland and mediocre side.
May 3, 2007
The idea is ingenious. The execution? Not so much.
April 27, 2007
It's a better than average CGI-fest, more often silly than funny. But it makes some good points about courage, self-respect, and the importance of learning about history.
April 8, 2007
Good idea. Bad execution.
March 24, 2007
With this cast, there should be more laughs, and that blame falls partially on the script, but equally on how awfully Levy paces the film.
March 3, 2007
Dark night of the soul is more like it.
February 19, 2007
This pastiche comedy is a piecemeal procedure in Hollywood excess.
February 4, 2007
Just like 'Sack-a ja-we-a', let us guide you to a little treasure at the museum.
January 31, 2007
You know what? There are few better antidotes to intense Oscar-wanna-be releases and treacly holiday throwaways than a fun, high-concept starring 3-4 generations of comedians. Yeah, I said it.
January 29, 2007
Overall this was a good show for the kids and family.
January 12, 2007
'Night at the Museum' has a setup that's so juicy, it's easy to forgive the film when it falls short of its potential.