Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Adorable comedy about middle-school anxieties...and farts.

PG 2010 90 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 76 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 288 reviews

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