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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family  |  3 August 2012 (USA)
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School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?

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School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?

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Rated PG for some rude humor | See all certifications »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$14,623,599 (USA) (3 August 2012)

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$49,002,815 (USA) (14 December 2012)
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As this was the last of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid live action films, this would make them as a trilogy. See more »

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When Rodrick is singing a song for Heather's Sweet 16, and Rodrick hits the ice sculpture, a lighting crew is seen on top of a table in the background. See more »

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[from trailer]
Greg Heffley: I can't believe it's so crowded here. Maybe we should come back.
Rodrick Heffley: How about never? Does never sound good?
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The animated 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning of the movie changes to a cartoonified version, and a beach ball flies across the logo. See more »

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Slightly amusing but the first 2 was better
6 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know but I felt this one is the worst one out of the three but it's watchable. Watching this movie is like watching some crazy families trying to act normal. And that is where most of the humor comes from, watching crazy people trying to act normal. This time around it's the story centers around trust values and admitting to mistakes instead of running away from it. And it goes in a decent direction where the whole family can watch and be safe with and also get a few chuckles out of. It's basically a really kid friendly movie. Almost like those teenage Disney kids shows. Except it's in movie form. The movie however didn't seem all well put together although it does have moments where kids can get some laughs out of. It's a decent family movie but just watching as an adult, it can be below mediocre.

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