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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) »

Taglines:

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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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

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

Devon Bostick (Rodrick) learned to play the drums for this film. See more »

Goofs

In the previous movie, Greg gives Rowley the Cheese Touch, and it's passed on to Patty when she hugs Rowley. In this movie, Greg and Rowley claim Rowley passed on the Touch to the new kid in school. See more »

Quotes

Minister: Please be seated.
[people sit]
Minister: Let me just say how gratifying it is to see so many smiling faces here today. Mothers and fathers...
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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

Spoofed in Diary of a Wimpy Alien: Predator Rules (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Shake Shake
Written by Nicholas Ziemann
Performed by The Wildbirds
Courtesy of Adeline Records and Steel Synch
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Hilariously charming
6 August 2018 | by Tarek_CSee all my reviews

The funny action among the family paired with the hilariously exaggerated events at middle school made the film a charming comedy. I enjoyed the acting of Zachary Gordon, the mother, and Rodrick the most, well done!


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