Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Reviews

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November 27, 2019
Don't let the dog days of summer get you down! Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is filled with laughter, love and fun for the whole family.
August 6, 2019
These kids clearly had the time of their lives making this, with its gee-whiz sense of humor and clever integration of animation connecting the characters to their hand drawn literary counterparts.
June 30, 2013
A solid family-friendly film that embraces its quirky characters and their mischievous adventures.
December 29, 2012
With "Dog Days" and its been-there, done-that screenplay, the franchise takes a step backward.
December 22, 2012
With their recurring characters and suburban Anytown USA setting, these films represent a throwback to the assembly-line days of 'Andy Hardy' and 'Blondie' movies: They lack surprise but not laughs.
December 10, 2012
More efforts not to be wimpy.
October 19, 2012
Dog Days doesn't have the emotional pull of the last installment in the franchise, but it's still a vast improvement over the irritating series opener.
September 21, 2012
This third adventure holds up nicely with its breezy comic energy and kid-friendly messages about respecting people you allegedly care about.
September 16, 2012
Learn from your mistakes is the theme of this endearing third film in the franchise in which the awkward, tumultuous highs and lows of pubescence continue
August 25, 2012
Greg isn't just wimpy, but manipulative and selfish, and no amount of after-school-special lessons and father-son bonding in the final 10 minutes is enough to overcome that.
August 15, 2012
Sure, your kids will think it's funny. But if they've seen many movies, they're going to know they're looking at lowbrow jokes that are cheap and easily written - the kind of stuff kids tell each other in the halls at school.
August 13, 2012
With a further 3 novels yet to receive cinematic treatment, let's hope the youngsters can keep puberty at bay as judging by the quality on offer here, there's potential for many more enjoyable entries in the diary yet.
August 9, 2012
The acting may be cartoony and the action sketchy, but the film's breezy good-humour - personified by Robert Capron's kindly, loyal Rowley - makes it easy to like.
August 9, 2012
Mums and dads will know how Zahn feels when he threatens to rip all of the leads out of the back of the TV set.
August 8, 2012
A fairly entertaining movie for the younger kids but for all else not so funny.
August 7, 2012
An obvious improvement over 2010's subpar Diary of a Wimpy Kid...
August 7, 2012
Wimpy Kid doesn't need to use seizure-inducing, bright, shiny tricks to distract you from the thin plot, like disco dance floors and rats being hurled off of cruise ships in 3D.
August 5, 2012
It's Tom Sawyer for the age of video games, a scrappy, anecdotal affair...
August 5, 2012
A comfy, feelgood comedy that's fun for the whole family!
August 5, 2012
Though this one is better than the first two, this is now my least favorite trilogy.
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