A friend loves at all times,
and kinsfolk are born to share adversity.
Ben Stiller reprises his role as the former night guard Larry Daley at New York City’s Museum of Natural History. Although now a successful entrepreneur, he misses his old pals who come life after sun down, and when he learns that the exhibits have been shipped to Washington’s Smithsonian during a major renovation at the New York Museum, he hastens to rescue them—and the world (of course) before a deranged Pharaoh can get his hands on a magic tablet and—. ..
Best parts of the silly movie involve Amy Adams as a sparkly Amelia Earhart and some imaginative sequences in which works of art come to life: in the famous photo of a sailor kissing a woman in Times Square to celebrate V-J Day our hero find himself amidst the crowd, and even kissing the woman. No real need to discuss this spoof: just sit back and enjoy the antics and the great special effects.