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Overall B+

The trials and triumphs of junior high continue for Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) and his friends Rowley, Chirag and Fregley (Robert Capron, Karan Brar and Grayson Russell). But if school wasn't bad enough on its own, Greg's anxieties increase when his parents insist on some brotherly bonding between the preteen and his older brother Rodrick (Devon Bostick).

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

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild rude humor and mischief.

Why is Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules is rated PG for for some mild rude humor and mischief.

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Violence: An older brother frequently bullies and harasses his younger sibling, including locking him in the basement and driving wildly. Two boys wrestle on the floor during a church service. A younger boy teases and bullies his peers on several occasions. A group of older women grab hold of a boy.

Sexual Content: Older women are seen in swimsuits at a pool.

Language: The script contains brief name-calling, some bathroom language and a term of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Adults drink wine with dinner.

Other: The movie contains a "poop" gag when a boy gets chocolate on his pants.