It is based on the children's book of the same name by Croatian illustrator Milan Trenc and is the first installment in the Night at the Museum series. The film stars Ben Stiller as Larry Daley, a divorced father who applies for a job as a night watchman at New York City's American Museum of Natural History and subsequently discovers that the exhibits, animated by a magical Egyptian artifact, come to life at night. Larry Daley is a divorced man who has been unable to keep a stable job and has failed at many business ventures, including being an inventor. His invention of "the Snapper", which does exactly what the clapper does, has failed because there is a significant number of people who cannot snap, and therefore, cannot use it. His former wife Erica Kim Raver believes that he is a bad example to their ten-year-old son Nick, and Larry fears that Nick respects his future stepfather , bond trader Don, more than him. The museum, which is rapidly losing money, plans to replace Cecil and his two colleagues Gus and Reginald with one guard. Cecil gives Larry an instruction booklet on how to handle museum security, advises Larry to leave some of the lights on, and warns him not to let anything "in
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Mickey Rooney was 93 when he shot his final scene as the diminutive night security guard Gus in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. The former child star, who was the greatest box office draw of the s and '40s, was far from his vibrant prime on the Vancouver set earlier this year. He was just happy to be invited to the party. Levy says Rooney never counted on his showbiz pedigree to earn the Gus role for the original Night at the Museum in He auditioned for the part. And it speaks to a love of the work.
Night at the Museum is a trilogy of fantasy - comedy films beginning in and ending in When Larry Daley Ben Stiller , a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week, applies for a job at the American Museum of Natural History , he is assigned as a night guard. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be a wild ride when he finds that an ancient spell has caused the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life. Three years after the previous film, several of the exhibits are transferred to the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, and Dexter the monkey steals the tablet of Ahkmenrah, Larry must break in and team up with his old friends, and new ally Amelia Earheart to get it back from Ahkmenrah's resurrected evil brother Kahmunrah before morning. Five years after the previous film, Larry discovers that the tablet of Ahkmenrah's magic is failing. So he, his now-teenage son Nick, along with Teddy Roosevelt, Sacagewea, Jedediah, Octavius, Dexter, Attila the Hun, and a new caveman figure named Laaa who looks like Larry travel to a fictional version of the British Museum in London to undo the curse with the help of Ahkmenrah's parents, and the narcissistic Sir Lancelot of Camelot before the tablet's magic disappears forever. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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