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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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Susan Heffley
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Manny Heffley
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Heather Hills
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Stan Warren
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Grandpa Heffley
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Mrs. Jefferson
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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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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,623,599, 5 August 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$49,008,662

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,112,176
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(Author Cameo) Jeff Kinney: As Mr. Hills See more »

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Holly admonishes Greg for never calling her, but she already knew she wasn't able to give him the last part of her number. See more »

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Greg Heffley: [seeing yearbook photo of Greg when he was a much younger kid] What the heck?
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Each main character is showcased in a montage during the end credits, with much of the footage taken from the first 2 movies in the series. See more »

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Spoofed in Diary of a Wimpy Alien: War Dog Days (2017) See more »

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I'm Thinking Sunshine
Written by Kevin Bard, Blake Healy (as Timothy Healy) and Mark Rosas
Performed by Max & Simon
Courtesy of Blake Healy
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Dog Days Are Over!
27 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

I thought Dog Days was a pretty good film. I was very impressed with Zachary Gordon's acting and the rest of the cast. There are some different aspects and genre the film concentrates on. It's a very nice little film that is funny and makes you laughing out loud around every corner.

I thought Dog Days was missing something, something to make it shine. It felt unfinished or rushed. I don't know how to explain it. It just felt... unfinished? I quite wished to enjoy it a little bit more than I did, but it's still a good film for everyone. I still think the first two are a little bit better than this one, but it doesn't let down anyways.


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