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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 3 August 2012 (USA)
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School's out. Summer vacation is on. However, Greg may not have the best summer vacation ever. What could go wrong?

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Summer vacation started, and Greg has his own way to enjoy it with video games. However, his father wants him to go outside and stop playing video games, and his mother has her own plans, including a reading club. In addition, Greg can't get along with his father. The only thing they have in common is the hatred for the Lil Cutie Comics. Things only get worse after the stay at the beachside cabin goes totally wrong. Will anything go right? At least there's Holly Hills. Written by gamergcfan

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Dagbok för alla mina fans - Usla utsikter  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,537,178 (UK) (5 August 2012)

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$49,008,662 (USA)
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This is the first "Wimpy Kid" movie in the series that takes place during summer vacation, meaning, out of the few films made, only the first film and this one take place during the school year. The first film starts with the first day of school and ends with the last day, and 'Rodrick Rules' only takes place during school. See more »

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When Rowley, his parents and Greg were playing "I love you because" game, Greg says "How do you even win this game?" though he doesn't speak those lines. See more »

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Greg Heffley: [seeing yearbook photo of Greg when he was a much younger kid] What the heck?
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Just like the original and sequel Diary of a Wimpy Kid film, they are no opening credits after the title is shown. See more »

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Follows Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011) See more »

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Who's the Man?
Written by Andy Thompson, Matt Thompson and Michael Whitty
Performed by Border Ruffians
Courtesy of Position Music
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days....a very funny and enjoyable movie!
4 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We went to go see the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie-Dog Days and were pleasantly surprised as to how funny and entertaining it was. This is a really good movie for anyone who likes to laugh. You can't help but love this film because it will touch you on so many levels.

A very relatable story about growing up and family dynamics...this film hit home in so many areas for my husband and I. The actor who played the main character (Greg) in the movie- Zach Gordon -was just wonderful, and so believable. He has a bright future in Hollywood. It was hard not to root for him. Steve Zahn(who played Greg's dad) was great also and so was Devon Bostik as Greg's older and tormenting brother. There hasn't been a good, solid, fun movie like this one in a long time.

This movie isn't just for kids. No matter how old you are you can't help but enjoy this movie. I really recommend that if you like good, fun film entertainment, without all the $200,000,000.00 dollar special effects,hands down,this is, definitely, the "go to movie"!


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