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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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3 August 2012 (USA)  »

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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David Bowers: As the Lil' Cutie writer's son, seen in the hotel room's television report. See more »

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When the Cranium shaker moves upwards, we see some mountain scenery and movie studio buildings below, and not the usual boardwalk scenery where the movie should take place. 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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Referenced in Inside Amy Schumer: Tyler Perry's Episode (2014) See more »

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When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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One hot summer
31 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If the original Wimpy Kid excelled because of the misfortunes of its main character, then "Dog Days" satisfies by leaning ever harder into that. One of my quibbles with this movie series is that Greg Heffley is more of a jerk than just hapless, but the writers make up for it with the level of misadventures.

It's funnier than the original because his dad has ore involvement; which means more Steve Zahn, who really runs with it. The guy's a scream.

7/10


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