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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 3 August 2012 (USA)
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School's out. Summer vacation is on. However, Greg may not have the best summer vacation ever. What could go wrong?

Director:

David Bowers

Writers:

Maya Forbes (screenplay by), Wallace Wolodarsky (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zachary Gordon ... Greg Heffley
Steve Zahn ... Frank Heffley
Robert Capron ... Rowley Jefferson
Devon Bostick ... Rodrick Heffley
Rachael Harris ... Susan Heffley
Peyton List ... Holly Hills
Grayson Russell ... Fregley
Karan Brar ... Chirag Gupta
Laine MacNeil ... Patty Farrell
Connor Fielding ... Manny Heffley
Owen Fielding ... Manny Heffley
Melissa Roxburgh ... Heather Hills
Philip Maurice Hayes ... Stan Warren
Terence Kelly ... Grandpa Heffley
Bronwen Smith ... Mrs. Jefferson
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Storyline

Summer vacation started, and Greg has his own way to enjoy it with video games. However, his father wants him to go outside and stop playing video games, and his mother has her own plans, including a reading club. In addition, Greg can't get along with his father. The only thing they have in common is the hatred for the Lil Cutie Comics. Things only get worse after the stay at the beachside cabin goes totally wrong. Will anything go right? At least there's Holly Hills. Written by gamergcfan

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sequel | diary | boy | dog | barefoot male | See All (36) »

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Life in the doghouse. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dagbok för alla mina fans - Usla utsikter See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,623,599, 5 August 2012

Gross USA:

$49,008,662

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,112,176
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the only film in the series to not have a poster with Greg casting a shadow of the original book character. However, the original character still shows up on the poster, but only as a head. See more »

Goofs

The hand on the spinner constantly changes places throughout the scene in which Greg and Rowley's family play a board game. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Greg Heffley: I can't believe it's so crowded here. Maybe we should come back.
Rodrick Heffley: How about never? Does never sound good?
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Crazy Credits

The animated 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning of the movie changes to a cartoonified version, and a beach ball flies across the logo. See more »

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Referenced in Inside Amy Schumer: Tyler Perry's Episode (2014) See more »

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Roses from the South
Written by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauss, Jr.) and Lars Payne
Courtesy of APM Music
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Dog Days Are Over!
27 September 2012 | by shadow_matraaSee all my reviews

I thought Dog Days was a pretty good film. I was very impressed with Zachary Gordon's acting and the rest of the cast. There are some different aspects and genre the film concentrates on. It's a very nice little film that is funny and makes you laughing out loud around every corner.

I thought Dog Days was missing something, something to make it shine. It felt unfinished or rushed. I don't know how to explain it. It just felt... unfinished? I quite wished to enjoy it a little bit more than I did, but it's still a good film for everyone. I still think the first two are a little bit better than this one, but it doesn't let down anyways.


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