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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


Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

25 March 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dagbok för alla mina fans - Rodrick regerar  »

Box Office


$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The voice of young Rodrick in the school paper flashback scene was dubbed over by Devon Bostick (Rodrick). See more »


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


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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Crazy Credits

The animated 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning of the movie changes to a cartoonified version, then pans down. See more »


References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »


Written and Performed by K.C. Booker (as KC Booker)
Courtesy of Rolling Jack Records
By Arrangement with RipTide Music, Inc.
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I thought the first one was better, but my kids liked this one much more then the first. I say B, my kids say A+
21 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"You'll always be my brother, but you'll never be my friend." After the fighting between the two brothers gets out of control Greg (Gordon) and Rodrick (Bostick) are forced to spend the weekend together, just the two of them. After becoming friends again one incident rips them apart and the family worries it may never be fixed. After reading the first book and watching the first movie, both of which I liked, I had higher expectations for this one. My son loves these books and movies so it's a lot of fun to watch him laugh at the movie, almost more fun then the actual movie is. Being that this is a kids movie I will make this one short. Overall I thought the first one was better, but my kids liked this one a lot more. I give it a B, my kids give it an A+ Would I watch again? - I saw it in theaters, then watched it again on DVD. My kids have seen it like 5 times already.

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