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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

When school lets out for summer vacation, Greg (Zachary Gordon) is faced with the prospect of long, hot days with nothing to do and nowhere to go. And his plans to just play video games are soon scuttled by his parents (Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 03 Aug 2012
Video Release: 17 Dec 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is rated PG: for some rude humor.

Director: David Bowers
Cast: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick, Steve Zahn
Studio: 2012 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Website: Official site for Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.

Detailed Review

Greg Heffley’s (Zachary Gordon) junior high angst may have garnered sympathy in the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie. But he has since grown into a compulsive… 
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Why Is Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Rated PG?

Violence: A mean-spirited attitude pervades this story with several characters (including adults and teens)… 
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