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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

PG| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Middle school is not an enjoyable experience for preteen Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) but a horrid ordeal of social land-mines that he must bear. To do so, he devises schemes to win him the recognition and status he feels he deserves -- all of which fail miserably. Greg chronicles his misadventures, thoughts and opinions in a diary to prepare for the day that he will no longer have to put up with nonsense.

Cast: Zachary Gordon , Robert Capron , Rachael Harris , Devon Bostick , Chloë Grace Moretz , Steve Zahn , Connor Fielding , Owen Fielding

Director: Thor Freudenthal

Genres: Children, Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)

Release Date: March 19th, 2010|1 hr. 32 min.

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fan reviews ( 35 )
  • The movie has workmanlike, uninspired direction from Thor Freudenthal (Hotel for Dogs), who gets an especially lovely performance from Capron. show more

  • A likable movie for kids that will make adults chuckle as well because of the movie's key ingredient -- wit. show more

  • 40

    On the page, it's a funny little snapshot of the preteen mind, ruled by prevailing forces of fear and aggression, yet still given to silliness and lowbrow yuks. In a movie, however, Greg's thoughts are made painfully literal, so instead of being a reflection of his hyperactive imagination, they're grotesque cartoons standing in for real life. show more

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    it was very funny zo we momma

  • December 18, 2011 allboys3
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    i love this book im only on the ugly truth thats because my libary didn\'t have the book.

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