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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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Also Known As:

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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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This movie was released on the same day of the year when the first movie came out on DVD: August 3. See more »

Goofs

The hand on the spinner constantly changes places throughout the scene in which Greg and Rowley's family play a board game. See more »

Quotes

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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References Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) See more »

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Shake It, Shake It, Shake It
Written by Ran Jackson
Performed by The Daylights
Courtesy of Terra Firma Music, Inc.
By arrangement with Secret Road Music Services, Inc.
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days....a very funny and enjoyable movie!
4 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We went to go see the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie-Dog Days and were pleasantly surprised as to how funny and entertaining it was. This is a really good movie for anyone who likes to laugh. You can't help but love this film because it will touch you on so many levels.

A very relatable story about growing up and family dynamics...this film hit home in so many areas for my husband and I. The actor who played the main character (Greg) in the movie- Zach Gordon -was just wonderful, and so believable. He has a bright future in Hollywood. It was hard not to root for him. Steve Zahn(who played Greg's dad) was great also and so was Devon Bostik as Greg's older and tormenting brother. There hasn't been a good, solid, fun movie like this one in a long time.

This movie isn't just for kids. No matter how old you are you can't help but enjoy this movie. I really recommend that if you like good, fun film entertainment, without all the $200,000,000.00 dollar special effects,hands down,this is, definitely, the "go to movie"!


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