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

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Dagbok för alla mina fans - Rodrick regerar  »

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$21,000,000 (estimated)

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$23,751,502 (USA) (25 March 2011)

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$52,691,009 (USA) (8 July 2011)
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Devon Bostick (Rodrick) learned to play the drums for this film. See more »

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When Greg's Gym class is playing soccer and Coach Malone shouts at them you can see the players running with the ball straight at them, parralell from the other goal. However Greg and his friends run across the field towards an unmarked Patty, who kicks it into the net. This would mean that the nets are not parallel to each other. See more »

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Greg Heffley: I was thinking I would write her a note.
Rodrick Heffley: Like, one with words in it?
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The animated 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning of the movie changes to a cartoonified version, then pans down. See more »

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

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SHAKE
Written by Patrick Sourimant, Frank Hamel, Mikael Prima, Samuel Michel and Frederic Gransard
Performed by Bikini Machine
Courtesy of Les Disques Alienor /Platinum Records
By Arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules
19 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first Diary of a Wimpy Kid was charming, witty, and kind of funny. This movie is the same, but has more to offer. We see Rodrick a lot more, and he's a very interesting character.

The whole movie kind of studies the relationship between Greg and Rodrick. Rodrick teaches Greg how to be lazy, get other people to do stuff for him. You know, teen stuff.

The movie is funnier than the first one, the characters are movie more dimensional then the first. The parents aren't as annoying. It's good.

I mean, I had a feeling I was gonna like this one better, mostly because I liked the second book better than the first one. I don't know why, not that much difference.

If you liked the first one, you will most likely love this one. I mean, even people that hated the first one said this one was better.


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