Diary of a Wimpy Kid (movie)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Directed byThor Freudenthal
Screenplay byJackie Filgo
Jeff Filgo
Jeff Judah
Gabe Sachs
Based onDiary of a Wimpy Kid
by Jeff Kinney
Produced byNina Jacobson
Brad Simpson
StarringZachary Gordon
Robert Capron
Rachael Harris
Devon Bostick
Steve Zahn
Narrated byZachary Gordon
CinematographyJack N. Green
Edited byWendy Greene Bricmont
Music byTheodore Shapiro
Production
companies
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • March 19, 2010 (2010-03-19)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$15 million[1]
Box office$75,700,498

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is an American 2010 live-action/animated comedy movie and is based on the novel of the same name. The movie was released on March 19, 2010 (September in Australia). It was released on DVD, iTunes, and Blu-ray on August 3, 2010.

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 Canada 19 March 2010
 United States 19 March 2010
 Singapore 25 March 2010
 Philippines 3 April 2010
 Malaysia 6 May 2010
 Israel 8 July 2010
 Brazil 16 July 2010
 United Kingdom 20 August 2010
Republic of Ireland Ireland 20 August 2010
 Australia 9 September 2010
 Turkey 10 September 2010
 Germany 16 September 2010
 Spain 22 October 2010
 France 27 October 2010
Mexico Mexico 29 October 2010
 Poland 10 December 2010
 Italy 27 July 2011

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Cast[change | change source]

  • Zachary Gordon as Greg Heffley.
    • Nathaniel Marten as adult Greg.
    • Dylan Bell as young Greg.
    • L.J. Benet as uncredited singing voice of Greg.
  • Robert Capron as Rowley Jefferson, Greg's childish best friend.
  • Rachael Harris as Susan Heffley, Greg's mother.
  • Devon Bostick as Rodrick Heffley, Greg's older brother.
  • Chloë Grace Moretz as Angie Steadman, a seventh-grader at Greg's school who is a reporter for the school paper. She is a brand new character not found in the original books.
  • Steve Zahn as Frank Heffley, Greg's father.
  • Grayson Russell as Fregley, a weird classmate of Greg's.
  • Laine MacNeil as Patty Farrell, Greg's arch-enemy.
    • Madison Bell as young Patty.
  • Karan Brar as Chirag Gupta, a friend of Greg's.
  • Connor and Owen Fielding as Manny Heffley, Greg's little brother.
  • Raugi Yu as Vice Principal Roy, the Vice Principal who appears on the intercom or TV giving news.
  • Jennifer Clement as Mrs. Flint, Greg's homeroom teacher.
  • Alex Ferris as Collin Lee, Rowley's substitute best friend during his fight with Greg.
  • Andrew McNee as Coach Malone, Greg's gym teacher.
  • Belita Moreno as Mrs. Norton, Greg's acting teacher.
  • Afred E. Humphreys as Mr. Jefferson, Rowley's father who dislikes Greg.
  • Kaye Capron as Mrs. Jefferson, Rowley's mother.
  • Donnie McNeil as Wade, one of the 3 teenagers who threw water at Greg and Rowley.
  • Nicholas Carey as Pete Hosey, the leader of the 3 teenagers who threw water at Greg and Rowley.
  • Samuel Patrick Chu as Carter, another one of the 3 teenagers who threw water at Greg and Rowley.
  • Rob LaBelle as Mr. Winsky, the leader of the Safety Patrol.
  • Harrison Houde as Darren Walsh, Greg's classmate who is infamous for starting the Cheese Touch.
  • Severin Korfer as Dieter Muller, a German exchange student who took the Cheese Touch with him back to his homeland.
  • Owen Best as Bryce Anderson, one of Greg's classmates who was said to have a "cute butt".
  • Karin Konoval as Mrs. Irvine, the woman who thought Rowley terrorized the kindergartners.
  • Adam Osei as Marty Porter, the school treasurer.
  • Paul Hubbard as Brock Brainigan P.I.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Movie Projector: No 'Bounty Hunter,' 'Repo Men' or 'Wimpy Kid' can upstage 'Alice' (updated)". Los Angeles Times. March 18, 2010. Archived from the original on August 28, 2010. Retrieved March 19, 2010. The modestly budgeted picture cost 20th Century Fox's movie label Fox 2000 only about $15 million to produce