3.0

42

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Battle of the Smithsonian has plenty of life. But it's Adams who gives it zing.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Nothing elegant about Adams here, but she's terrific -- a sparkling screen presence. Her Earhart hoists this big-budget sequel above the routine.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    Some of that frenetic running around has been replaced by inspired effects sequences and amusing riffs by the talented cast, especially new arrivals Hank Azaria and Amy Adams.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Resembles an enthusiastic but undisciplined child running amok through an exhibit.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Beware of idiocy's charms.

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