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?
While the studio was deciding where to film the movie, they said they were looking for the "perfect American town." Ironically, they found the perfect American town in Canada. See more
Greg goes down on his popularity chart from 19 to 72. The 19th place would then be vacant. Rowley later fills the 19th spot. Greg later goes down from 72 to 202. The 72nd spot is vacant, but it is not filled because Greg is in spot 202 of 201. See more
The "Cheese Touch". No body knows when or how, but one day that cheese mysterious appeared on the blacktop. Nobody knew who it belonged to. Nobody touched it. Nobody threw it away. And so there it sat, growing more foul and powerful by the day. Then one day, a kid named Darren Walsh made the biggest mistake of his life.
[kid pokes the cheese
Darren touched the cheese!
No I didn't, I just looked at it. Really.
Darren had the "Cheese Touch". It was worse than nuclear cooties. He became an outcast...
Other than the film's name, there are no opening credits. See more
DANGER! HIGH VOLTAGE
Written by Joseph Frezza, Cory Martin, Stephen Nawara, Anthony Selph and Dick Valentine
(as Tyler Spencer)
Performed by Electric Six
Courtesy of XL Recordings Ltd. See more