Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Synopsis
Greg and his older brother try to survive their parents' attempts to have them bond.
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Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Credit Bowers and company, finally, for making some good calls about where to follow the leads furnished to them by the book and the first...
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75

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Even the gags we've all seen before are handled so deftly you almost forget how ancient they are.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Unlike the first film, which was broader and more episodic, this one has a narrative throughline.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
Once it becomes clear that the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid is an equal-opportunity offender, and that it is the politically correct modern...
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63

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Leave it to a wimpy kid to show Hollywood how to make a family movie with live people in it.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
I didn't laugh much, nor did my 10-year-old companions, but nobody had their soul crushed by the experience. This is the film industry's...
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50

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Seventh-graders are far cooler and more anarchic than depicted in this often-dopey movie, which is aimed at more of a fourth-grade...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Nothing is new, which is a problem. Nothing is particularly funny or endearing, which is a worse problem.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Rodrick Rules has a brighter comic edge than its predecessor - and a bit more spunk.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
This time, tedium sets in early and never loosens its grip. The gags are obvious, predictable and dull.
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Fun movie

By TonyKersey
Sooo funny! A million times funnier than its prequel! It's good for the whole family. If you havent seen you can watch it free at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] .com...

This “Diary” could have been left UN-completed with no great “loss”...

By jimchudnow
[ As posted with film poster & PHOTOS at: voice-of-film.blogspot.com/ = ] ... Most kids nowadays are comparatively “with-it” as to knowing what’s “going-on” in the world around them. The kids...

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By MultiKAKABOY
Best Book Franchise than Twilight...

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid

By destiny4321
I took my kids to this movie and they absolutely LOVED IT!!! I really recommend it to all family's. it is really good for kids from age 8-12 years old but anyone can like it. HOPE U GUYS ENJOY!!!!!!...

dairy of wimpy kid rodrick rules

By mikeystar0125
it looks so good! i love it. a+ i hope the director, producer,and jeff kinney wins 1 million dollars it was so good number one it is the best ever no more words about it...

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Roderick Rules Movie

By racman1
wimpy greg heffley now in seventh grade thinks he has it all together he has mastered middle school and gotten rid of the cheese touch however greg's older brother rodrick is itching to cut him down...

come watch movie with me and have fun

By karanbrar
THIS MOVIE IS NOT ONLY FOR KIDS. EVERYONE CAN WATCH THIS MOVIE . SO FUNNY AND I AM GOING TO WATCH THIS MOVIE IN LYNNWOOD AND I WILL BE THERE DURING EVENING SHOW AND I AM INVITING ALL MY FANS TO COME...

Diary of a Whimp kid for every kid to see

By magsandmj
I took my 9 year old son to see this movie, he LOVES the books and was very excited to see the movie. It was hilarous and everyone in the theatre was laughing out load. Parents this will be one you...

Not a good example for kids!!!

By Mother_approved
I could not believe what a terrible kid Greg was in this movie. He continues to keep his best friend for convenience and his own selfish reasons. He never really likes his friend but tries to shut...

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Rated PG | For Some mild rude humor and mischief
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ More of Greg's humorous antics; fun for series fans.
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