Not even half as good as the original.
In one part during this film, the main villian says that another character is "bizzare, werid, and a little bit goofy". That line could sum up Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Unlike it's predecessor, Smithsonian fails to capture humor correctly, making for a middling film. The story finds former night guard Larry Dayle at his new job--president of a gadgets company. While he is raking in the dough from his new glow-in-the-dark flashlight, his friends at the Museum of Natural History are in trouble. They are about to be shipped out to a new museum, home of the evil Kamunrah. The film may have a fun-sounding storyline, but it is stale and overused, with many pop-culture references and consumersion. The jokes are stale (they range from Jonas Brother-sounding cupids to uncomfortable kisses between Amelia Earhart and Larry), the special effects are lousy, and solid performances are wasted due to a bad script. Indeed, this was a bizzare and goofy movie. Stick with it's predeccors
What other families should know
Too much consumerism
Great role models