A live-action adaptation of Jeff Kinney's best-selling illustrated novel, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" chronicles the adventures of skinny "middle child" Greg Heffley over the course of a school year, as told through his diary and hand-drawn cartoons. Determined not to remain on the lowest rung of the social ladder during his first year of middle school, the hapless Greg takes several stabs at becoming popular – including betraying his seemingly uncool best friend – but when his efforts backfire spectacularly, he realizes that keeping a low profile may not be such a bad idea after all. As Greg says, "One day I'll be rich and famous, but for now I'm stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons." Zachary Gordon as Kinney’s wise-cracking hero, Greg Heffley. Rachael Harris and Steve Zahn play Greg’s quirky parents.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Unlike its bestselling source material, Diary of a Wimpy Kid fails to place a likable protagonist at the center of its middle-school humor -- and its underlying message is drowned out as a result.
Adorable comedy about middle-school anxieties...and farts.
Cast & Crew
- 20th Century Fox
- Kids & Family
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- English (Dolby 5.1, Stereo, CC, AD)
Arabic (Subtitles), Cantonese (Subtitles), Croatian (Subtitles), Czech (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (Stereo, Subtitles), German (Subtitles), Greek (Subtitles), Hebrew (Subtitles), Hungarian (Subtitles), Icelandic (Subtitles), Indonesian (Subtitles), Italian (Subtitles), Korean (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Slovenian (Subtitles), Spanish (Stereo, Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles), Ukrainian (Subtitles)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.
- Audio descriptions (AD) refer to a narration track describing what is happening on screen, to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.