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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 93
Theater Release: 19 Mar 2010
Video Release: 03 Aug 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid is rated PG: for some rude humor and language.

Director: Thor Freudenthal
Cast: Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Chloe Moretz, Grayson Russell, Karan Brar.
Studio: 2010 Twentieth Century Fox
Website: Official site for Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Detailed Review

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a funny, family-friendly film based on the popular graphic novels by Jeff Kinney. Suitable for most older children, it is told from the… 
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Why Is Diary of a Wimpy Kid Rated PG?

The script contains a handful of terms of Deity and several name-calling incidents. A character… 
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What good efforts does Greg make to try and fit in at school? Why do… 
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