In 2006, Night at the Museum opened in cinemas. The family fantasy film, about a collection of museum exhibits that come to life, was a hit with critics and audiences alike.
Due to the box office success of the movie, a series of sequels soon followed. But how many Night of the Museum films are there?
For all the details and more, keep reading.
What is the order of the Night of the Museum movies?
To date, there are four Night at the Museum films. The films – produced between 2006 and 2022 – should be viewed in this order:
- Night at the Museum (2006)
- Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
- Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
- Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again! (2022)
Are all of Night at the Museum movies part of the same series?
All four films are part of the same series, with events told in chronological order. The first three entries are live-action adventures, with Larry Daley as the lead character, while the animated movie follows Larry’s son, Nick.
Who are the cast of Night at the Museum films?
Notable cast members in Night at the Museum series include: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan, Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais, Rami Malek, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, Hank Azaria, Amy Adams, Christopher Guest, Dan Stevens, Ben Kingsley, Joshua Bassett, Jack Whitehall, and Steve Zahn.
Is the Night at the Museum series the work of the same director?
The three live-action Night at the Museum films are the work of director Shawn Levy. The animated movie, Night of the Museum: Kahmunra Rises Again! is directed by Matt Danner.
What is the best Night at the Museum film?
According to IMDb, the Night at the Museum films are ranked as follows:
- Night at the Museum (2006) – 6.4/10
- Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) – 6.2/10
- Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) – 6/10
- Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again! (2022) – Not yet rated
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2 Responses to How many Night at the Museum films are there?
We watched the original film for the first time last month, when we had a family movie night with our kids. Great movie, and I’m looking forward to seeing the sequels!
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It’s a fun series. 🙂