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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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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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A sequel was in the works but cancelled when the protagonists underwent a major growth spurt suddenly, an occurrence that happens with most of the young creatures. See more »

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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 »

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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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Excellent big-screen adaptation of a Jeff Kinney bestseller
17 June 2013 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

Even though I haven't read the novel, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: RODRICK RULES, in my opinion, is an excellent big-screen adaptation of a Jeff Kinney bestseller. If you ask me, Patty (Laine MacNeil) was a totally b****y ice queen. I think that for many reasons. In my opinion, one of the most hilarious parts of this movie was when Greg (Zachary Gordon) went off the high diving board at the country club swimming pool. If you want to know why, you'll have to see the movie. Also, I thought that the camping trip scene was absolutely hilarious. In conclusion, if you enjoyed the novel or are a fan of anyone in the cast, check this movie out today. You'll be glad you did


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