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

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Welcome to the next grade

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Comedy | Family

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

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25 March 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dagbok för alla mina fans - Rodrick regerar  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,751,502, 27 March 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$52,698,535

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,417,394
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Trivia

The line "Hey, Greg, what's new" as he holds up the video tape was ad libbed by Devon Bostick. See more »

Goofs

When Rodrick prints the "100 Years Ago" essay for Greg, there shouldn't be a grade on it because it's from a saved document from the computer. Therefore, Mr. Huff shouldn't have been able to find out that Greg did not write his own paper. 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

Spoofs The Hand (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Cut Throat
Written by Mercedes Lander, Morgan Lander (as Morgan Lee Lander), Tara Kathleen McLeod and Ivy Vujic
Performed by Kittie
Courtesy of Entertainment One
By Arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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Liked it better than the first!
30 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

My kids, ages 7 and 4, loved the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie, and couldn't wait to see this one. I really liked it too, so I was actually looking forward to this new one. I was not disappointed, and neither were my kids! It had us all laughing! As much as we liked the first one, we liked this one even more! I'm even already looking forward to seeing it again! I'm not sure why people are so hard on this movie, as it is a kids' movie...I'm not sure what they are looking for. I wasn't expecting anything huge from it, just to be entertained, which I was, and both of my kids loved it! If you are expecting an Oscar performance with a deep story line, this isn't a movie for you. However, if you want to take your kids to a funny movie that as an adult you can enjoy as well, I highly recommend this movie!


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