Remove ads

Information

Year
2006
Runtime
108 min.
Director
Shawn Levy
Genres
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Rating *
6.4
Votes *
174,861
Checks
61,137
Favs
676
Dislikes
818
Favs/checks
1.1% (1:90)
Favs/dislikes
1:1
* View IMDb information

Top comments

  1. porscheguy19's avatar

    porscheguy19

    Great movie to watch with little kids. Adventure and suspense and great comedy - from a child's perspective. It annoys the hell out of me; but my kids love it.

    Definitely get it for your kids.
    10 years 1 month ago
  2. buc86's avatar

    buc86

    Pretty generic dead beat dad story which a few fun action bits.

    Can't stand Ben Stiller or his son, the other night watchmen were fun though, we needed more of them. Ricky Gervais is miscast in a massive way, just because he played a boss in The Office, does not mean he can play the dickish boss that orders the main character about, that wasn't his character in The Office. Very much a kids movie, but at least there is only one gross-out moment where a monkey pisses everywhere.

    One part that really REALLY pissed me off though. Stiller tells the love interest what happens at night, that everything comes to life. Of course, she doesn't believe him. In the VERY NEXT SCENE, he's planning to show his son everything and he says "if I told you, you'd think I was crazy". Wha- th- you won't tell a kid because you know he wouldn't believe you, but you tell grown women that seems quite well educated, that inanimate objects come to life at night, and just hope she takes your word for it!?

    Also, there is a part just before that where Stiller's ex-wife sees he's planning on showing his son his new job, seems logical right. But then she calls him into another room and asks "what are you doing?" like he's planning something crazy. I don't get this ladies problem, he's just showing his son where he works, he's not jumping off a building. She also assumes the son will be disappointed but it's not clear why. Maybe a scene that showed Stiller's character is a bad father was cut.
    2 months 2 weeks ago
  3. DisneyStitch's avatar

    DisneyStitch

    At first glance it may seem like it holds something for adults as well as the kids but it becomes rather obvious it doesn't have it. Somehow Ben Stiller's character annoys the crud out of me in this movie and I think it's a combination of his acting style and character lines. 3 years 8 months ago
See all comments

Friends

Login to see which of your friends have seen this movie!

Activity

  1. aizen sousuke added this movie to their watchlist 1 day ago
  2. Kaylm22, amaranthine and aizen sousuke checked this movie 1 day 10 hours ago
  3. ElleKoopmans and Wcm142 checked this movie 3 days 5 hours ago
  4. roisin, LEVIKHARVEY and Michellesierra checked this movie 4 days 7 hours ago
  5. Azizam2020 favorited this movie 4 days 13 hours ago
  6. Juacquesch, Tamatoacoco, Walters99, and 2 others thisisnotseasoned and Azizam2020 checked this movie 5 days 11 hours ago
See more activity

In 3 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #169 in All-Time Worldwide Box office
    All-Time Worldwide Box office's icon

    All-Time Worldwide Box o…

    169
  2. This movie ranks #194 in iCheckMovies - Most Checked
    iCheckMovies - Most Checked's icon

    iCheckMovies - Most Chec…

    194
  3. This movie ranks #227 in All Time Box Office
    All Time Box Office's icon

    All Time Box Office

    227
View all lists this movie is in