Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules

The sequel to Diary of a Wimpy Kid, based on the second book in the best-selling children's series (over 42 million sold). From the director of Astro Boy.

As Greg (Zachary Gordon, reprising his role from the first film) enters seventh grade, he and his older brother – and chief tormentor – Rodrick (Devon Bostick)  deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules / Reviews

Variety

Variety

In the lead, Gordon has the wide-eyed appeal of a young Matthew Broderick: He looks nothing like Kinney's crudely rendered cartoon character.

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Total Film

Total Film

More of the same for a good-enough kids’ film series. But Bostick’s vim and vigour help, and the balance of message with entertainment is less clumsy than you’d fear.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

About the most you can say for it is that it's inoffensive.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

This time, tedium sets in early and never loosens its grip. The gags are obvious, predictable and dull.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Doesn't reinvent the wheel but replicates the charm of the first film to good effect.

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