To Greg Heffley, middle school is the dumbest idea ever invented. It's a place rigged with hundreds of social landmines, not the least of which are morons, wedgies, swirlies, bullies, lunchtime banishment to the cafeteria floor - and a festering piece of cheese with nuclear cooties. To survive the never-ending ordeal and attain the recognition and status he feels he so richly deserves, Greg devises an endless series of can't-miss schemes, all of which, of course, go awry. And he's getting it all down on paper, via a diary - "it's NOT a diary, it's a journal!" Greg insists, preferring the less-sissyfied designation - filled with his opinions, thoughts, tales of family trials and tribulations, and (would-be) schoolyard triumphs. "One day when I'm famous," writes Greg, "I'll have better things to do than answer people's stupid questions all day." So was born the Wimpy Kid's diary. Written by
Twentieth Century Fox
19 March 2010 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Diário de um Banana
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Opening Weekend: $22,126,166
(19 March 2010)
(13 August 2010)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
In the Christmas scene where Greg throws a football at Rowley as he is riding down the hill, Zachary Gordon didn't actually throw the ball. He just pretended to throw it during filming and the ball was added later on as a visual effect. See more
After their first meeting with Angie under the bleachers, Greg makes an excuse about hearing the whistle signaling the end of P.E. class before dragging away Rowley by grabbing his right wrist/hand. But in the next shot as they retreat, Greg is shown leading Rowley by the left wrist, not the right. See more
Here's your yearbook. You're not in it that much! Maybe try to get out there a little next year?
You know what, Patti? One day middle school will end and become high school and after that it just becomes life. All those things you think are important now won't be anymore.
The 75th Anniversary variant of the animated 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning of the movie changes to a cartoonified version. The word "CENTURY" appears to be shaded. See more
MORE THAN I CAN DO (INSTRUMENTAL VERSION)
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