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.
Why Is Diary of a Wimpy Kid Rated PG?
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is rated PG 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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Diary of a Wimpy Kid releases on August 3, 2010 as a Single-Disc DVD and The Cheesiest Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack. Both versions include the following bonus extras:
- Greg’s Deleted Diary Pages
- Fregley’s Scavenger Hunt
- Chirag’s Trail of Tears
- Fregley’s Shuffle
- Mom Drops Greg Off at School
- Greg and Rowley Jump Over The Wall
- Mr. Winsky’s Safety Patrol Assignment
- Mom Suggests a Friendship Card
- Greg Meets Fregley’s Mom
- Greg Has The Cheese Touch
- Rowley’s Lost Zoo-Wee Mama Cartoons
- Feature Commentary with Director Thor Freudenthal and Writer Gabe SachsB
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Cheesiest Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack also offers:
- DVD Copy of the movie
- Digital Copy of the movie.