Metacritic Movie Ratings
Night at the Museum Reviews

3.0

48

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.

  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    What a dull, nice movie, wrenched from a wild premise and battered into docility.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Though the premise is clever -- everything comes to life at night in New York City's Natural History Museum -- this movie doesn't make the best comic use of the concept.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    Director Levy struggles to find a uniform pitch that would agreeably blend together the gags, the visual effects and the obligatory heart moments. In its absence, there's a stop-and-start hollowness that confuses noise and chaos for comic energy.

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