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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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$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,623,599, 5 August 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$49,008,662

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,112,176
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Thought to be the last of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" movies although the book series would continue. This was changed after a new cast was assembled for a new movie, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. 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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Spag Union Math Boy: I used to play a lot of video games, I was playing all the time. Sometimes two hours a day.
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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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Spoofed in Diary of a Wimpy Alien: War Dog Days (2017) See more »

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Rock 'N' Roll High School
Written by Joey Ramone, Johnny Ramone and Dee Dee Ramone
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By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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It's not as funny as its predecessors, but this series still delivers
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If you're a fan of the first 2 movies, you'll probably like this one, but somehow, the word "hilarity" doesn't much apply this time around. Maybe it's because Greg has gotten a little older, or maybe the scope of the movie is bigger, or maybe it's because Greg's family aren't seen much this time. Or maybe it's because nothing in Greg's life this time around seems to be truly at stake. Whatever the reason, the movie is slightly less funny. But the movie does have some interesting ideas, so I guess it's still worth the ticket price. Just don't keep your hopes up high, at least not in the laughs department.

*** out of ****


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