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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 August 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dagbok för alla mina fans - Usla utsikter  »

Box Office


$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,623,599 (USA) (3 August 2012)


$49,002,815 (USA) (14 December 2012)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


WILHELM SCREAM: When Greg and Rowley approach the Cranium Shaker. See more »


When Frank Heffley checks his watch and says that he's late for work, he actually looks at his left arm, which doesn't have a watch on it. See more »


[from trailer]
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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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 »


You Are My Girl
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Yusef Jackson, Jordan Yaeger and Jack Mizrahi
Performed by Jack Miz
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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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