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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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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  »

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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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During Heather's party, while Rodrick is singing, Heather attempts to hit Rodrick with a microphone stand. She misses, swings around and hits the chocolate fountain. It somehow falls away from her, yet as it crashes to the ground, it immediately covers Heather and her friend with chocolate. 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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As with the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid, no opening credits aside from the movie's title are shown. See more »

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References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

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THIS IS WAR
Written and Performed by Ben Kweller
Courtesy of ATO Records
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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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