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Release Date: May 19th, 2017

DVD Release Date: August 8th, 2017

PG|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Young Greg Heffley is looking forward to a long summer of just hanging out, but his mother throws a monkey wrench into his plans when she forces the entire family to take a road trip for a relative's birthday celebration. His eyes soon light up after he realizes that the excursion is his ticket to a gaming convention to meet YouTube sensation Mac Digby. Greg's imagination then kicks into overdrive as he sneakily hatches a scheme to attend the expo and gain some much-deserved fame.

Cast: Jason Drucker, Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos, Dylan Walters, Wyatt Walters, Chris Coppola

Director: David Bowers

Genres: Family, Comedy, Adventure

Production Co: Color Force

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Underdog, Temptation, Mother, Car, Lighthearted, Friendship, Amusing, Father, Hilarious, 2010s, Friend

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  • By now Bowers, who also directed the last two Wimpy Kid movies, knows how to choreograph the inherent chaos for optimal giggles, even if many of the book’s more satirical elements have been swapped out for broader slapstick. show more

  • Unconscionably overlong while offensively appealing to the lowest common denominator of filmgoers, this film would appear to lack a single reason to exist. show more

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul is yet another disappointing attempt by Hollywood to deliver an adaptation worthy of its source material. show more

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