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Overall B+

Subjected to peer pressure, bullies and the cruelty of gym class, Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) discovers that junior high school can be a rough ride. This movie is based on Jeff Kinney's illustrated novel.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B
Profanity B+
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG for some rude humor and language.

Why is Diary of a Wimpy Kid rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Diary of a Wimpy Kid is rated PG for for some rude humor and language.

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The script contains a handful of terms of Deity and several name-calling incidents. A character is harassed by his older brother. Two characters are bullied by older teens on the street and the school grounds. A female character threatens and bullies her classmates. Some students feel humiliated during a gym class and during after school activities. A boy burns his hand on a stove and another character breaks his arm. An older teen tells a story about devil worshipers. A boy is kicked in the groin. Two characters discover a magazine that shows a scantily clad woman. A character fails to tell the truth. Students taunt two boys into fighting. Boys are shown sitting on the toilet at school. A boy accidently urinates on another character after he is startled. A preschooler uses his potty-training toilet at the kitchen table. Other rude jokes include nose picking and flatulence.

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