Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Synopsis: At the Museum of Natural History, there's a new exhibit being unveiled. Larry Daley, who manages the night exhibit where the exhibits come to life because of the Tablet of Ahkmenrah, is in charge of the presentation. But when the exhibits go awry, Larry finds himself in trouble. He learns the Tablet is corroding so he does some research and learns that Cecil, the former museum guard, was at the site when the Tablet was discovered. He tells Larry they were warned if they remove it could mean the end. Larry realizes it means the end of the magic. He talks to Ahkmenrah who says that he doesn't know anything. Only his father the Pharaoh knows the Tablet's secrets. He learns that the Pharaoh was sent to the London museum. So he convinces Dr. McPhee, the museum curator, to help send him to London. He takes Ahkmenrah with him but some of the others tag along, like Teddy Roosevelt, Attila, Octavius, and Jedediah.
Director(s): Shawn Levy
Production: 20th Century Fox
  1 win & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

Gentlemen, we are in danger.

There is a storm coming.

My men are terrified. We must leave.

That tomb is here somewhere.

I can feel it.

- Please, Robert, it's been two months!

- Archie, I'm not stopping!


What's going on with this wind, Pop?

C.J, go wait in the truck.

- I don't want to just wait in the truck.

- I said go! Windows up!


- Mr. Fredericks!

- What?



C.J? Are you all right?

- Yeah, I'm fine!

- I'm coming down!


I looked for the tomb of Ahkmenrah

for 20 years, and what do you do?

You fall right into it!

Amir, start loading the trucks.

Mr. Fredericks...

there is no time.

The storm is almost upon us.

Then you'd better hurry.

Come on. Everybody works.

Hey! What's the matter with you?

He said, "We must leave

this place immediately.

"If anyone disturbs this tomb...

"the end will come. "

"The end will come. "

We load the trucks.

I can't help feeling we're making

a terrible mistake!

We're not making a mistake,

we're making history!

Don't worry!

C.J! Let's go!

"The end will come. "

Welcome, everyone,

to the Grand Reopening...

of the newly renovated

Hayden Planetarium...

here at the Museum of Natural History.

New York's glitterati

have all turned out...

for what has promised to be

a memorable evening...

filled with the dazzling

special effects...

and technical wizardry we've all come

to admire from this museum...

and its renowned Night Program.

Tonight gonna be fun-fun!

Here come Dum Dum!

Hey, how we doing, Sac?

Rexy is waxed and buffed.

Teddy is grooming his moustache.

Oh, and I reviewed fire safety procedures

with the primordial men.

By the way, have you seen them lately?

- The museum has added a new one.

- What? No.

Oh, and make sure the

centurions stretch, all right?

They really went for it

in the dress rehearsal...

and they're just not used to

those kinds of dance moves.

Okay, everybody. Everybody, listen up.

I don't want to make anybody nervous...

but the mayor and the governor

are both out there.

And, I'm not 100 percent sure,

but I think Regis Philbin, too.

- Reeju Philbo?

- Yeah, Reeju Philbo.

Okay, Rexy, do me a favor.

Watch the tail, okay?

There's gonna be open flame.

Oh, Dexter...

how you doing, my man?

All limbered up?

Looking good. I like the tie.

Got kind of a Chippendales

thing going on.

All chalked up, ready to go?

Good. Okay, everybody relax

and have fun, okay?


You better come see this.

- Have you ever seen it like this before?

- Never.

This corrosion has never

happened before.

It's always been exactly the same.

I wonder what's up with it.

I have no idea.

And to be honest...

my father knew the secrets of

the tablet better than I did.


he swore he'd never reveal them.

He never did.

You okay?


Yes, I'm fine.

Just take it easy

out there tonight, all right?

You got 15 minutes till showtime.

We're gonna figure this out tomorrow.

All right.

Look at that! Doggone it!

Did you see that?

They're trying to catch the light.

I know. But you can't do it, boys!

You can't catch light!

It's as elusive as human happiness!

I should like to comment.

- Summon the apparatus.

- Yeah.

Summon the apparatus!

What are you gonna say?




"Laugh out loud. "

Yeah, that's what I did.

Now, post these adorable kittens

with my edict of approval to Facebook.

Give a big Texas "hell yeah"

from old Jedediah...

because I loved it too!

Just send a smiley face.

Yeah, but with a wink!

A smiley face and a wink!

- Guys, what are you doing?

- We're just watching kittens.

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David Guion

David Guion (born 30 September 1967) is a French football coach, currently for Reims, and former professional footballer who played as a defender. more…

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