Night at the Museum - Battle of the SmithsonianDVD - 2009
"Takes a great idea - what if the inhabitants of a museum came to life at night? - and milks it for every drop of fun it's worth."--Baltimore Sun
"...has plenty of life. But it's Adams who gives it zing."--Entertainment Weekly
History is larger than life, and twice as funny, in this monumental comedy sequel. Larry Daley is a former night watchman at the Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits come to life after dark. Now Larry's nocturnal friends are being retired to the archives of the Smithsonian Institution, luring him back for a hilarious, all-out battle against museum misfits who plan to take over the Smithsonian, and the world.
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Easter Island Head: "QUUUUUUUUUUUUUIIIIIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEEET!!!!!!!!! My Dum Dum want to speak!"
General Custer: The Battle at the Smithsonian. Probably the greatest battle the world will never know."
Teddy Roosevelt: It means: A man with a spear trapped a bird and a sideways fish in a jar. And there was a beetle!
Kah Mun Rah: Who ever you are Archie Bunker, you have a very comfortable throne.
Larry Daley: You know how you were telling me that the key to happiness was something but then the sun came up? I think I figured it out. It's doing what you love.
Teddy Roosevelt: I was going to say diet and exercise, but the love thing is good
Teddy Roosevelt: Some men are born great, others have greatness thrust upon them.
Larry: Was she deaf? She seems a bit unresponsive.
Rebecca: That's because she's a statue...
Easter Island Head: Hey! Dum-dum!
Easter Island Head: You give me gum-gum!
Larry: I give you gum-gum?
Easter Island Head: You new Dum-dum. You give me gum-gum.
Larry: Gee, okay, you know what? I have no gum-gum. Sorry. And my name isn't Dum-dum. My name's Larry.
Easter Island Head: No, your name Dum-dum.
Easter Island Head: Oh, you in trouble, Dum-dum. You better run-run. From Attila the Hun-hun.
[Larry runs as Attila and his gang are chasing him]
Easter Island Head: See you later, Dum-dum!
SummaryAdd a Summary
Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. He applies for a job at the Museum of Natural History and is assigned as a night guard. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse has caused the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life and wreack havoc.
Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.