Movies like Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian 2009

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia Earhart, Abe Lincoln and Ivan the Terrible.

If you already watched and love Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian.

1 Nanny Mcphee Returns 2010

Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have just moved in. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and a baby elephant, Nanny uses her magic to teach her mischievous charges five new lessons.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Family

Director:

Susanna White

Writers:

Emma Thompson, Christianna Brand (characters)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom, France
6.1

2 Cars 3 2017

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

Brian Fee

Writers:

Brian Fee (original story by), Ben Queen (original story by) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

3 Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs 2009

Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Directors:

Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier (co-director)

Writers:

Michael Berg (screenplay by), Peter Ackerman (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

4 Ice Age: Continental Drift 2012

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Family

Directors:

Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier (as Michael Thurmeier)

Writers:

Michael Berg (screenplay), Jason Fuchs (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

5 Cars 2 2011

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy

Directors:

John Lasseter, Bradford Lewis (co-director) (as Brad Lewis)

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Bradford Lewis (original story by) (as Brad Lewis) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

6 Megamind 2010

Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

Genres:

Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

Tom McGrath

Country:

United States of America
7.2

7 Kung Fu Panda 2 2011

Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Country:

United States of America
7.2

8 A Christmas Carol 2009

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Director:

Robert Zemeckis

Writers:

Charles Dickens (based on the classic story by), Robert Zemeckis (written for the screen by)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

9 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 2012

Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer Capitaine Chantel DuBois picks up their scent, Alex and company are forced to hide out in a traveling circus.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Comedy

Writers:

Eric Darnell (screenplay), Noah Baumbach (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

10 Despicable Me 2010

Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Writers:

Cinco Paul (screenplay by), Ken Daurio (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

11 Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 2009

Pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore end up in the care of Dave Seville's twenty-something nephew Toby. The boys must put aside music super stardom to return to school, and are tasked with saving the school's music program by winning the $25,000 prize in a battle of the bands. But the Chipmunks unexpectedly meet their match in three singing chipmunks known as The Chipettes - Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette. Romantic and musical sparks are ignited when the Chipmunks and Chipettes square off.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Animation, Fantasy, Music

Director:

Betty Thomas

Country:

United States of America
4.5

12 Alice In Wonderland 2010

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Genres:

Family, Fantasy, Adventure

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Linda Woolverton (screenplay), Lewis Carroll (books)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

13 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2009

Mild-mannered Paul Blart (Kevin James) has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems to take his job seriously. All that changes when a team of thugs raids the mall and takes hostages. Untrained, unarmed and a super-size target, Blart has to become a real cop to save the day.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Steve Carr

Country:

United States of America
5.2

14 Johnny English Reborn 2011

The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on Johnny English to save the day. Armed with the latest high-tech weaponry and gadgets that would make even James Bond jealous, the once-disgraced agent uncovers evidence of a massive conspiracy involving some of the world's most powerful organisations, and vows to redeem his tarnished reputation by stopping the killers before they can strike.

Genres:

Crime, Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Oliver Parker

Writers:

Hamish McColl (screenplay), William Davies (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, France, United Kingdom
6.3

15 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 2012

Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Brad Peyton

Writers:

Brian Gunn (screenplay), Mark Gunn (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

16 Night At The Museum 2006

Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Shawn Levy

Writers:

Robert Ben Garant (screenplay), Thomas Lennon (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
6.4

17 Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows 2011

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Crime, Mystery

Director:

Guy Ritchie

Country:

United States of America
7.5

18 Mr. Popper's Penguins 2011

Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland — and the rest of his world upside-down.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Mark Waters

Writers:

Sean Anders (screenplay), John Morris (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

19 Gulliver's Travels 2010

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Rob Letterman

Writers:

Joe Stillman (screenplay), Nicholas Stoller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.9

20 Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb 2014

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family

Director:

Shawn Levy

Writers:

David Guion (screenplay), Michael Handelman (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.2

21 Zookeeper 2011

Kindhearted Griffin Keyes is one of the best-loved caretakers at the Franklin Park Zoo, but since he is more comfortable with the animals than with females of his own species, his love life is lacking. When Griffin decides that the only way to get a girlfriend is to find a more-glamorous career, the animals panic. To keep him from leaving, they reveal their secret ability to talk and offer to teach him the rules of courtship, animal-style.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Family

Director:

Frank Coraci

Writers:

Nick Bakay (screenplay), Rock Reuben (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.2

22 Men In Black 3 2012

Agents J and K are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him - secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K to save his partner, the agency, and the future of humankind.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

Barry Sonnenfeld

Writers:

Etan Cohen, Lowell Cunningham (based on the Malibu comic by)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

23 2012 2009

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Roland Emmerich

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.8

24 Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 2011

Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard, Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Fantasy

Director:

Rob Marshall

Writers:

Ted Elliott (screenplay), Terry Rossio (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6