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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?

Director:

David Bowers

Writers:

Maya Forbes (screenplay by), Wallace Wolodarsky (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zachary Gordon ... Greg Heffley
Steve Zahn ... Frank Heffley
Robert Capron ... Rowley Jefferson
Devon Bostick ... Rodrick Heffley
Rachael Harris ... Susan Heffley
Peyton List ... Holly Hills
Grayson Russell ... Fregley
Karan Brar ... Chirag Gupta
Laine MacNeil ... Patty Farrell
Connor Fielding ... Manny Heffley
Owen Fielding ... Manny Heffley
Melissa Roxburgh ... Heather Hills
Philip Maurice Hayes ... Stan Warren
Terence Kelly ... Grandpa Heffley
Bronwen Smith ... Mrs. Jefferson
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Storyline

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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sequel | diary | boy | dog | barefoot male | See All (36) »

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Based on the best-selling books. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Peyton List and Karan Brar previously starred together in the Disney Channel show Jessie (2011) and Bunk'd (2015) See more »

Goofs

When Rodrick hands Greg the remote control for the pyrotechnics at Heather Hills' birthday party, he is wearing a sleeveless shirt. In the next shot, he is wearing an over-shirt which he takes off to reveal the sleeveless shirt. See more »

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Spag Union Math Boy: I used to play a lot of video games, I was playing all the time. Sometimes two hours a day.
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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 »

Connections

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

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Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Alana Da Fonseca, Sarai Howard, Jordan Yaeger and Rachel Rickert
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Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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Third installment and much of the same
18 July 2019 | by dar0417See all my reviews

Another film in this franchise that was basically the same as the others but are still different enough to be a solid kids film.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,623,599, 5 August 2012

Gross USA:

$49,008,662

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,229,695
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2.35 : 1
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