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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)

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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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Laine MacNeil (Patty Ferrell) did her own singing for her talent show number. See more »


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 »


Greg Heffley: I was thinking I would write her a note.
Rodrick Heffley: Like, one with words in it?
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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 »


Followed by Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012) See more »


Written by Lukasz Gottwald, Benjamin Levin and Kesha (as Kesha Sebert)
Performed by Kesha (as Ke$ha)
Courtesy of RCA Records, a label group of Sony Music Entertainment
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1 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Summer is over, and school starts again. Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) falls for pretty new girl Holly Hills (Peyton List). He continues to fight with his brother Rodrick (Devon Bostick). So his mom (Rachael Harris) tries to force them to get along.

This is better than the first one. Rodrick is given a much bigger role. It's always funny to have Greg can picked on, rather than simply doing stupid things all on his own. Devon is actually a good actor, and he deserves to have the screen time. It's also nice to see Rachael Harris and Steve Zahn have a slightly bigger role. The humor is still the same Diary style. It just works better with a more 3D portrayal of the family.

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