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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)

 -  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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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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Laine MacNeil (Patty Ferrell) did her own singing for her talent show number. See more »

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At the Roller Rink when Greg and Rowley are doing their handshake it shows different people in the background in different shots. See more »

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Bill Walter: Hey, no hard feelings, right?
Rodrick Heffley: Hey, Bill, you know what? After tonight, you're out of the band!
Bill Walter: What?
Rodrick Heffley: That's rock and roll, bro.
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TIK TOK
Written by Lukasz Gottwald, Benjamin Levin and Kesha (as Kesha Sebert)
Performed by Kesha (as Ke$ha)
Courtesy of RCA Records, a label group of Sony Music Entertainment
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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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