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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Greg Heffley
... Frank Heffley
... Rowley Jefferson
... Rodrick Heffley
... Susan Heffley
... Holly Hills
... Fregley
... Chirag Gupta
... Patty Farrell
Connor Fielding ... Manny Heffley
Owen Fielding ... Manny Heffley
... Heather Hills
... Stan Warren
... Grandpa Heffley
... 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:

Dagbok för alla mina fans - Usla utsikter  »

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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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Robert Capron had to wear a wig because he had just gotten done acting as young Curly in The Three Stooges (2012). See more »

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When the Cranium shaker moves upwards, we see some mountain scenery and movie studio buildings below, and not the usual boardwalk scenery where the movie should take place. 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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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 »

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References Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979) See more »

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Fairground Organ
Written by Len Rawls
Courtesy of APM Music
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cute summer movie
8 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is back with a third installment and this one was cute just like the others. I thought it was pretty funny. Greg is out of school for the summer. Of course he's after Holly Hollis and gets to go the country club with best buddy, Rowley, and learns that Holly is working there this summer. So, he wants to go every day and lies about a job. To keep the secret, he has to let Rodrick in. So lots of funny parts with them sneaking in, ordering way to much, thinking it's free. Other funny parts, Holly's sister's birthday party with Loaded Diaper, the I love you because with Rowley's family, the pot roast and the dog.

FINAL VERDICT: Worth checking out.


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