To Greg Heffley, middle school is the dumbest idea ever invented. It's a place rigged with hundreds of social landmines, not the least of which are morons, wedgies, swirlies, bullies, lunchtime banishment to the cafeteria floor - and a festering piece of cheese with nuclear cooties. To survive the never-ending ordeal and attain the recognition and status he feels he so richly deserves, Greg devises an endless series of can't-miss schemes, all of which, of course, go awry. And he's getting it all down on paper, via a diary - "it's NOT a diary, it's a journal!" Greg insists, preferring the less-sissyfied designation - filled with his opinions, thoughts, tales of family trials and tribulations, and (would-be) schoolyard triumphs. "One day when I'm famous," writes Greg, "I'll have better things to do than answer people's stupid questions all day." So was born the Wimpy Kid's diary.
Twentieth Century Fox
I'll be famous one day, but for now I'm stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons
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19 March 2010 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Movie
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Opening Weekend USA: $22,126,166,
21 March 2010, Wide Release
Gross USA: $64,003,625
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $75,700,498
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
In the scene where Greg and Rowley are in the cafeteria (and Greg describes it as a terrible place), there is lettering on the back wall which appears to spell out "SH**". Some of it is blocked by a pillar. See more
In the scene right before Rowley asks Greg if he "Wants to come over and play", Greg walks out, and you see a girl walking down the stairs behind him. When they show Rowley, the girl is again seen coming out of the school. See more
I like zoo-wee-mama.
You know what? If you like it so much then why don't you go do it yourself.
Ok, then I will. See ya!
Other than the film's name, there are no opening credits. See more
The word "crappy" in Rodrick's sentence is changed to "queasy" when aired on Disney Channel. See more
NEVER MISS A BEAT
Written by Nick Baines
(as Nicholas Baines), Nick Hodgson
(as Nicholas Hodgson), Simon Rix
(as James Rix), Andrew White
(as Andrew White) and Ricky Wilson
(as Charles Wilson)
Performed by Kaiser Chiefs
Courtesy of Universal Records / B-Unique Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more