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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 19 May 2017 (USA)
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A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.

Director:

David Bowers

Writers:

Jeff Kinney (screenplay by), David Bowers (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Drucker ... Greg Heffley
Alicia Silverstone ... Susan Heffley
Tom Everett Scott ... Frank Heffley
Charlie Wright ... Rodrick Heffley
Owen Asztalos ... Rowley
Dylan Walters Dylan Walters ... Manny Heffley
Wyatt Walters Wyatt Walters ... Manny Heffley
Joshua Hoover ... Mac Digby
Chris Coppola ... Mr. Beardo (as Christopher A. Coppola)
Mira Silverman ... Brandi Beardo
Carlos Guerrero ... Luis
Danny Vinson ... Hog Man
Stephen 'Big Steve' Dupree Stephen 'Big Steve' Dupree ... Tall Farmer
Neva Howell ... Farmer Lady
Ricky Muse ... Butter Vendor
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A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. This family cross-country adventure turns into an experience the Heffleys will never forget. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Trouble hits the road. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

19 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diario de Greg: Un viaje de locos See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,126,084, 19 May 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,638,993, 14 July 2017
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Color
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Trivia

Tom Everett Scott and Steve Zahn, who have shared the role of Frank Heffley, both starred in That Thing You Do! (1996). See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of their unplugged road trip, Frank keeps turning the wheel even though he's not turning. He simply turns the wheel while going straight. See more »

Quotes

Susan Heffley: Greg Heflley! You're grounded for life!
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Crazy Credits

Like the previous Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies, there are no opening credits in the film, beyond the 20th Century Fox logo and the title. See more »

Alternate Versions

UK versions replace a use of the word "spaz" with "dork" in order to obtain a 'U' certificate. See more »

Connections

Follows Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Heebie Jeebies
Written by Luke Oro Crowther and Joel Stoker
Performed by The Rifles
Courtesy of Cooking Vinyl Limited
By arrangement with Music Alternatives, LLC
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National Lampoon for a younger audience
31 May 2017 | by amesmondeSee all my reviews

Greg Heffley (Jason Drucker) is looking forward to a long summer of just hanging out, but his mother forces the entire family to take a road trip for a relative's birthday celebration.

Wimpy Kid veteran David Bowers directs a briskly paced family comedy in the vein of National Lampoon's (only a version for a younger audience). The cast include the familiar faces of actors Alicia Silverstone and Tom Everett Scott who are accompanied by some fresh faced new comers who play Wimpy Kid favourites Greg, Rodrick and Rowley. The players are forgivably not as settled into their roles quite yet but nonetheless are entertaining. Some editing aside Bowers offers a well made good looking film. Long Haul is a road trip where almost every outlandish gag is borrowed from another comedy but it's put together well enough to get pleasure from. It also amusingly touches on the over reliance of technology within a family.

If your child is a fan of the Wimpy Kid series, they'll no doubt enjoy this one, it's entertaining and lowbrow enough to also appease the moodiest of teens and grumpiest adults.


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