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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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25 March 2011 (USA)  »

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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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The director's parents can be seen in the church scene and also Robert Capron (Rowley Jefferson)'s dad is sitting next to Robert's screen dad. See more »

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When they are washing the car, Greg first makes a small circle, next shot the circle is double the size, next shot the circle is gone, next shot it reappear. 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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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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THIS IS WAR
Written and Performed by Ben Kweller
Courtesy of ATO Records
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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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