• Released
  • March 25, 2011
  • PG , 1 hr 36 min
  • Comedy
  • 1,008 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Greg and his older brother try to survive their parents' attempts to have them bond.

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Critic Ratings

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75

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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Diary of a wimpy kid rodrick rules

By ronald923
People must see I think it's the movie for family night I already seen my little brother wanted to see it again...

More Info

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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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS
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