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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 25 March 2011 (USA)
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Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.

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David Bowers

Writers:

Gabe Sachs (screenplay), Jeff Judah (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zachary Gordon ... Greg Heffley
Devon Bostick ... Rodrick Heffley
Rachael Harris ... Susan Heffley
Robert Capron ... Rowley Jefferson
Steve Zahn ... Frank Heffley
Connor Fielding ... Manny Heffley
Owen Fielding ... Manny Heffley
Peyton List ... Holly Hills
Karan Brar ... Chirag
Laine MacNeil ... Patty Farrell
Grayson Russell ... Fregley
Terence Kelly ... Grandpa
Fran Kranz ... Bill
Bryce Hodgson ... Ben Segal
Andrew McNee ... Coach Malone
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Storyline

Greg and Rodrick don't get along, and his parents are fully aware of that. In order to help them get along, Greg's mother introduces Mom Bucks, which rewards them for getting along. But Rodrick isn't the only problem. He has to deal with any conflicts involving Holly Hills, as well as other embarrassing situations. Will Greg and Rodrick get along? Written by gamergcfan

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Plot Keywords:

sequel | diary | boy | brother | school | See All (26) »

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Welcome to the next grade

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor and mischief | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules See more »

Filming Locations:

Pee-Yew, Rhode Island, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,751,502, 27 March 2011

Gross USA:

$52,698,535

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,526,996
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Karan Brar's father Harry Brar and Robert Capron's father Robert Capron Sr. made cameo appearances in the audience at the talent show. See more »

Goofs

During Heather's party, while Rodrick is singing, Heather attempts to hit Rodrick with a microphone stand. She misses, swings around and hits the chocolate fountain. It somehow falls away from her, yet as it crashes to the ground, it immediately covers Heather and her friend with chocolate. See more »

Quotes

Susan Heffley: What did I say about being civil to one another? That's all I asked of you!
[as time passes]
Susan Heffley: Well, you have blown it big time! Never been more embarrassed! Everyone we know was there!
[sobbing]
Susan Heffley: I have no idea how I'm gonna write a column this week. I feel like a complete fraud! Well, you brought this on yourselves. You can kiss Rockin' Rapids good-bye. You two will stay here together all weekend and work out your differences. And if you don't, I will. And trust me, you don't want any part of that...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

As with the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid, no opening credits aside from the movie's title are shown. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Diary of a Wimpy Alien: Predator Rules (2017) See more »

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This Is War
Written and Performed by Ben Kweller
Courtesy of ATO Records
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I thought the first one was better, but my kids liked this one much more then the first. I say B, my kids say A+
21 June 2011 | by cosmo_tigerSee all my reviews

"You'll always be my brother, but you'll never be my friend." After the fighting between the two brothers gets out of control Greg (Gordon) and Rodrick (Bostick) are forced to spend the weekend together, just the two of them. After becoming friends again one incident rips them apart and the family worries it may never be fixed. After reading the first book and watching the first movie, both of which I liked, I had higher expectations for this one. My son loves these books and movies so it's a lot of fun to watch him laugh at the movie, almost more fun then the actual movie is. Being that this is a kids movie I will make this one short. Overall I thought the first one was better, but my kids liked this one a lot more. I give it a B, my kids give it an A+ Would I watch again? - I saw it in theaters, then watched it again on DVD. My kids have seen it like 5 times already.

*Also try - Diary Of A Wimpy Kid & The Spiderwick Chronicles


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