Monday, June 27, 2011



Greg Heffley is about to discover that there is something worse than middle school – his own family! Based on the 2011 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice™ Award for Best Book Series, the original film cast returns in DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: RODRICK RULES, available on Blu-ray and DVD on June 21st. This flick takes sibling rivalry to entirely new levels as big brother and little brother wrestle through growing pains.

Just back from summer vacation, Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon, National Treasure: Book of Secrets) and his friend Rowley (Robert Capron, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) enter the next grade as undersized weaklings in their school. A bully favorite, Greg tries not to get noticed by anyone except the pretty new girl, Holly Hills (Peyton List, 27 Dresses). And at home, Greg is still at war with his older brother, Rodrick (Devon Bostick, “Degrassi”), until their mom Susan (Rachael Harris, The Hangover) instigates a ‘Mom Bucks’ program so Greg and Rodrick can earn play money by doing chores and—gasp!—being nice to each other. Calamity ensues when their parents return from vacation and dad Frank (Steve Zahn, A Perfect Getaway) finds evidence that Rodrick secretly threw a houseparty with his band, Löded Diper. As they struggle with school and compete for ‘Mom Bucks,’ the brothers discover that avoiding trouble is easier if they unite—and their once-twisted partnership grows into a hilariously playful and sometimes mischievous friendship.

My Thoughts

I have unfortunately not seen the first movie in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series but after seeing Diary of a WImpy Kid: Rodrick Rules I am definitely checking it out.  I absolutely loved this movie and found it so funny as did my kids.  I also seen moments of my kids in the movie which is why I think I enjoyed it so much.  Still trying to figure out who would name their band "Loded Diper" though. This is a great choice for Family Movie Night that everyone will ask to watch again and again.  For me, it was one that I didn't mind watching again with the kids. A must have for your dvd collection.

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: RODRICK RULES will be available on single-disc DVD, 2-disc DVD, and 3-disc Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy and includes the crazy adventures Greg and his friends has over the summer with hilarious all-new “My Summer Vacation” shorts not seen in theaters. It is available in the U.S. and Canada.  You can purchase it at mass retailers that sell dvds and online at for $15.99.  

So don't waste any time and hurry and get your copy just in time for a Summer Family Movie Night.  

* I received the above product solely for review purposes.  The above opinion is completely honest and completely my own.

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