Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Movie review by Yvonne Condes, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

New cast, but more of the same gross-out humor, hijinks.

PG 2017 90 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 31 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 108 reviews

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age 12+

Brought me to the brink of suicide

Pointless sexy women. Horrible plotlines. Need I say more? I'd rather literally die than have to watch this movie again. Absolute waste of time.

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age 15+

This movie tarnishes the Heffley name!

This movie is a revolting disservice to the DOAWK franchise. The original cast of the film series was thrown out the window and directors opted to cast a poor excuse for a Greg and a woman as Rodrick. This film is also quite violent. One scene depicts Rodrick getting shot by a sniper while in Heffley family van. Rodrick's piercing screams are scarring the and the gore is just something you can't unsee. The movie also touches on issues that are not age appropriate. Throughout DOAWKTLH, Frank and Susan's once beautiful marriage splinters. The duo eventually reaches the point where they are barely speaking to one another. This theme is confusing to young audiences who may not understand the depth of Frank's devastating midlife crisis. Overall, this movie is a sad excuse for a DOAWK film. My family and I were expecting the type of cinematic art viewers were blessed with in the first three films, but instead we were hit with a violent and depressing film.

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Too much consumerism
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1 person found this helpful.

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