Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days parents guide

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

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Overall C+

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).

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

Why is Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days rated PG? The MPAA rated Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days PG for some rude humor.

Run Time: 94 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days rated PG? Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is rated PG by the MPAA for some rude humor.

Violence: A mean-spirited attitude pervades this story with several characters (including adults and teens) bullying others. A child sends out a derogatory email. A girl drives over a boy’s foot. Characters are intentionally hit in the groin during a game.    

Sexual Content: Characters wear swimsuits at a pool. A character makes some mildly suggestive comments to and about a girl. Men shower in a dressing room without any graphic nudity being shown. Some back and limited buttock nudity are seen in the dressing area.

Language: The script contains brief name-calling and some mean remarks.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

Other: A character continually lies to his parents, friends and others. Comments are made about urinating in a public pool. A floating diaper is seen in the water. A boy is shown sitting on the toilet.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

News About "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days"

Cast and Crew

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is directed by David Bowers and stars Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick, Steve Zahn.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days movie is December 17, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Release Date: 18 December 2012

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days releases to home video on DVD or Blu-ray. Bonus features include:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days on DVD:

- Commentary by Director David Bowers

- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director David Bowers

- Class Clown Animated Short

- Gag Reel

- Theatrical Trailer

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days on Blu-ray:

- Commentary by Director David Bowers

- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director David Bowers

- Class Clown Animated Short

- Gag Reel

- FX Movie Channel presents Wimpy Empire

- Theatrical Trailer

- Sneak Peak

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Prank Pack Exclusive Features:

- Toys to Fool Your Friends (Moldy Cheese, Bug in Cube and Dog Poo)

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Another school student finds her vacation plans scuttled in Judy Moody and the Not So Bummer Summer. A group of boys spend their dog days playing baseball in The Sand Lot. This movie is the third in a franchise, and was preceded by Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules.

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