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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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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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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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Trivia

As this was the last of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid live action films, this would make them as a trilogy. See more »

Goofs

At Heather Hills' Sweet 16 party, during LD's performance, Heather Hills swings at Rodrick with his mic stand, missing him, but in turn knocks her chocolate fountain over & away from her. In the next shot, she's seen standing next to her friend on the opposite side of the fountain, without the mic stand, & the chocolate fountain has been splattered onto her somehow. See more »

Quotes

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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Crazy Credits

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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Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Main Theme)
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User Reviews

It's not as funny as its predecessors, but this series still delivers
10 August 2012 | by (Ladson, SC) – See all my reviews

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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