Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
With the books proving so popular, and the success of the first movie, Hollywood rushed episode two into production. This movie focuses on the relationship between the two brothers, as our long-suffering hero endures the spite of his older sibling. He's also feeling the stirrings of romance and doesn't know how to handle it. Things come to a head when mom and dad go away for the weekend, leaving the two brothers alone to sort out their differences. The older brother decides to throw a party, and boy does that turn out wrong ...

99 minutes.
Parental Guidance.
Comedy, Kids.

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Credits

Cast
Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Rachael Harris, Robert Capron, Steve Zahn, Connor Fielding, Owen Fielding, Peyton List
Director
David Bowers
ScreenplayGave Sachs, Jeff Judah, from the book by Jeff Kinney
MusicEd Shearmur
CinematographyJack N. Green
EditingTroy Takaki
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributorNu Metro
Made in2011
Produced byColor Force, Fox 2000 Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceMild, comedic. One scene from horror movie but not focus on horror.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG for some mild rude humor and mischief
Runtime99
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
1
Profanity
1
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
1
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
3
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Michael O'Sullivan quote iconWimp fails to capture spirit on anti-hero
5
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconDié prent laat 'n mens na Adrian Mole verlang
5
Cape Times
Kirk Honeycutt quote iconPositively Wimpy
5
Box Office
Pete Hammond quote iconThe good news is the sequel, which focuses on the relationship between Greg and his tyrannical older brother Rodrick, is even better than the first edition, in its own sitcom-ish ways.
10
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconIt's nothing tremendous, but kids and parents alike will probably find it enjoyable enough, especially if they liked the first film.
12
Metacritic.com
23 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
93 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconModerately witty and acceptably acted, Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2 isn't much worse than the first installment.
9
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
11
Movie Review Intelligence
32 critics
11

What the People say

Internet
2451 Netizens quote iconI thought the first one was better, but my kids liked this one much more then the first. I say B, my kids say A+
11

Average .. 45%

9

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