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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.

Director:

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 »

Parents Guide:

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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

On YouTube, Greg and Rowley uploaded a video of him sitting on Manny's "present," and later they discover it has just four views. However it has over 20,000 comments (24,963 to be exact) and with just four views that would mean 6,241 comments per viewer. See more »

Quotes

Greg Heffley: [narrating] On weekends, I try to stay as far away from my brothers as possible. But on Sunday morning, I have no choice.
[Greg and his family step out of the car once they arrived at the church]
Manny Heffley: Poopy!
Greg Heffley: Huh?
[Greg looks down at his pants]
Susan Heffley: [offscreen] Greg! It looks like he has a candy bar on there.
[camera points to candy bar on the car seat]
Greg Heffley: Manny!
[Rodrick puts candy wrapper in his pocket]
Susan Heffley: Frank, you're gonna have to do something.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The animated 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning of the movie changes to a cartoonified version, then pans down. See more »

Connections

References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

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Memory
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Trevor Nunn and T.S. Eliot
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Extremely enjoyable sequel
31 March 2011 | by raisleygordonSee all my reviews

After I saw the first installment a couple days ago, I was looking forward to the sequel, and I'm glad I did. Does Rodrick rule? Sort of. But he's not exactly made out to be the whole show here. With a movie this entertaining, its predictability is the least of its problems. In fact, its not a bad thing at all. Like I said, the movie is a bit predictable. Needless to say, the party sequence is, of course, more predictable than anything else. The movie just wants to entertain, tell a worthy story, and it never gets old. So, with a movie this good, its flaws don't matter in the slightest. So I hope there are more sequels to come.

*** out of ****


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