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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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


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 Frank Heffley is trying to rub the chocolate stain off Greg's pants, a crew member can be seen in the car window's reflection holding a camera. 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 »


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


Written by K.C. Booker (as KC Booker), Javarae Forrest and Max Cowan
Performed by Hammerwax
Courtesy of Rolling Jack Records
By Arrangement with RipTide Music, Inc.
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Loved it!
27 March 2011 | by (Colorado) – 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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