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

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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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Jeff Kinney:  During the church scene, the author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series can be scene as Holly's father, walking into the church with her. See more »

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When Rodrick prints the "100 Years Ago" essay for Greg, there shouldn't be a grade on it because it's from a saved document from the computer. Therefore, Mr. Huff shouldn't have been able to find out that Greg did not write his own paper. See more »

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Greg Heffley: I was thinking I would write her a note.
Rodrick Heffley: Like, one with words in it?
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OK... But not as good as the first one...
7 May 2012 | by See all my reviews

Quite well made with slightly more use of the cartoons I liked in the first one used to illustrate the story. These were woefully underused in the first film and, although still not used consistently enough, it was nice to see them still there.

I still think the character of Greg is a little too self-centred, for him it's all about being popular which never seems to work out the way he plans. This time his big brother is going to help him out… or is he? In the first film I felt the character of Rowley stole the show and this time around it seemed he took more of a back seat with Rodrick moving nearer to the limelight. This didn't work quite so well (for me) but I guess the production company must think they're doing something right because the third instalment is already in the can. Over all, not as good as the first film but there were still a one or two good points… I'm undecided about the third instalment, but we'll see next year when it airs on TV.

My score: 5.5/10

IMDb Score: 6.2/10 (based on 7,145 votes at the time of going to press).

MetaScore: 51: (Based on 23 critic reviews provided by Metacritic.com at the time of going to press).

Rotten Tomatoes 'Tomatometer' Score: 47/100 (based on 94 reviews counted at the time of going to press).

Rotten Tomatoes 'Audience' Score: 63/100 (based on 29,070 user ratings counted at the time of going to press).

You can find an expanded version of this review on my blog: Thoughts of a SteelMonster.


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