“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” is a 2011 American comedy film directed by David Bowers and based on Jeff Kinney’s book of the same name. It is the second installment in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” film series, following the 2010 film “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”.
The film follows the story of Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon), a middle school student who is trying to navigate through the challenges of adolescence. He is constantly humiliated by his older brother Rodrick (Devon Bostick), who torments him at school and at home. In an effort to bond with Rodrick and get his help with a school project, Greg keeps a secret from his parents, which leads to a series of hilarious and chaotic events.
The film received mixed reviews from critics, but was a box office success, grossing over $72 million worldwide against a budget of $21 million. The film’s comedic performances, particularly those of Zachary Gordon and Devon Bostick, were praised by critics.
Duration: 99 min.