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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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Coach Malone
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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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sequel | diary | boy | brother | school | See All (26) »

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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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Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,751,502, 27 March 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$52,698,535

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,417,394
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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 Greg's Gym class is playing soccer and Coach Malone shouts at them you can see the players running with the ball straight at them, parralell from the other goal. However Greg and his friends run across the field towards an unmarked Patty, who kicks it into the net. This would mean that the nets are not parallel to each other. See more »

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Greg Heffley: [narrating] On weekends, I try to stay as far away from my brothers as possible. But on Sunday morning, I have no choice.
[Greg and his family step out of the car once they arrived at the church]
Manny Heffley: Poopy!
Greg Heffley: Huh?
[Greg looks down at his pants]
Susan Heffley: [offscreen] Greg! It looks like he has a candy bar on there.
[camera points to candy bar on the car seat]
Greg Heffley: Manny!
[Rodrick puts candy wrapper in his pocket]
Susan Heffley: Frank, you're gonna have to do something.
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Crazy Credits

As with the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid, no opening credits aside from the movie's title are shown. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.118 (2011) See more »

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Yankee Doodle Dandy
Written by George M. Cohan
Performed by DJ's Choice
Courtesy of Drew's Entertainment
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Loved it!
27 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

My 8 & 9 year old kids wanted to see this movie. They've read the entire series. After seeing the low rating on IMDb, I was expecting this to be another disappointing kids movie. I have no idea why the rating is so low, this movie was hilarious. I'm a 34 year old mom and will say that this movie made me laugh harder than I have in a very long time. Don't let the low rating keep you from seeing this one! This movie will make you laugh. This movie will make your kids laugh. It's a great movie for the whole family. I thought it was better than the first wimpy kid movie and so did my kids. I am not going to spoil it for you. See it for yourself, you won't be disappointed.


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