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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 25 March 2011 (USA)
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Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.

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Storyline

Greg and Rodrick don't get along, and his parents are fully aware of that. In order to help them get along, Greg's mother introduces Mom Bucks, which rewards them for getting along. But Rodrick isn't the only problem. He has to deal with any conflicts involving Holly Hills, as well as other embarrassing situations. Will Greg and Rodrick get along? Written by gamergcfan

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Welcome to the next grade

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for some mild rude humor and mischief | See all certifications »

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25 March 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dagbok för alla mina fans - Rodrick regerar  »

Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$23,751,502 (USA) (27 March 2011)

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$52,698,535 (USA)
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Trivia

The game "Gut Busters" played by the boys and their grandpa in the retirement community scene was invented by the writer of the series Jeff Kinney. Each card for the board game read a different corny joke. See more »

Goofs

At the talent show, after Greg and Rowley's performance. Holly goes backstage to talk with Greg, immediately after that shot it shows Loded Diper playing and it show a shot of the audiences; Holly is back at her seat in a matter of seconds. See more »

Quotes

Susan Heffley: My homework is supposed to be for homework only. You lied to me. And you know how I feel about that.
Greg Heffley: Mom, from now on, I'll be 100% honest.
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Crazy Credits

As with the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid, no opening credits aside from the movie's title are shown. See more »

Connections

Followed by Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012) See more »

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CUT THROAT
Written by Mercedes Lander, Morgan Lander (as Morgan Lee Lander), Tara Kathleen McLeod and Ivy Vujic
Performed by Kittie
Courtesy of Entertainment One
By Arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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Liked it better than the first!
30 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My kids, ages 7 and 4, loved the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie, and couldn't wait to see this one. I really liked it too, so I was actually looking forward to this new one. I was not disappointed, and neither were my kids! It had us all laughing! As much as we liked the first one, we liked this one even more! I'm even already looking forward to seeing it again! I'm not sure why people are so hard on this movie, as it is a kids' movie...I'm not sure what they are looking for. I wasn't expecting anything huge from it, just to be entertained, which I was, and both of my kids loved it! If you are expecting an Oscar performance with a deep story line, this isn't a movie for you. However, if you want to take your kids to a funny movie that as an adult you can enjoy as well, I highly recommend this movie!


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