x360a writes: "Ever since there have been video games, companies have been eager to convert other media based on it for a profit, most notably children's movies. And ever since there have been movie tie-ins, there have been huge failures. Everyone remembers E.T. from Atari, right? Hundreds of thousands of copies had to be simply buried in New Mexico just to get rid of them. Flash forward a quarter of a century and what have we learned? Not much, apparently.
Night at the Museum: Battle for the Smithsonian is based on the comedy of the same name featuring Ben Stiller and a slew of other excellent actors. That is the last time I will be using the adjective "excellent" in this review. The plot is loosely similar to the movie, facing Stiller's museum security guard character Larry Daley with the task of stopping an evil Pharaoh (Hank Azaria) from recovering the pieces of an ancient tablet, bringing all the museum exhibits to life to fight against each other. Yeah, a silly premise, but it is a comedy aimed at younger audiences after all..."