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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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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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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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Dagbok för alla mina fans - Rodrick regerar  »

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$21,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,476,720 (UK) (27 May 2011)

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$52,691,009 (USA) (8 July 2011)
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Trivia

The line "Hey, Greg, what's new" as he holds up the video tape was ad libbed by Devon Bostick. See more »

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When Rowley and Greg are at their lockers talking about the party, Rowley speaks but his lips don't move. See more »

Quotes

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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Features Pong (1972) See more »

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LIGHT LOVE
Written by Paul Sprangers and Scott Wells
Performed by Free Energy
Courtesy of DFA Records under exclusive license to Astralwerks
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Extremely enjoyable sequel
31 March 2011 | by (Ladson, SC) – See all my reviews

After I saw the first installment a couple days ago, I was looking forward to the sequel, and I'm glad I did. Does Rodrick rule? Sort of. But he's not exactly made out to be the whole show here. With a movie this entertaining, its predictability is the least of its problems. In fact, its not a bad thing at all. Like I said, the movie is a bit predictable. Needless to say, the party sequence is, of course, more predictable than anything else. The movie just wants to entertain, tell a worthy story, and it never gets old. So, with a movie this good, its flaws don't matter in the slightest. So I hope there are more sequels to come.

*** out of ****


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