Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #4) by Jeff KinneyIt’s summer vacation, the weather’s great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where’s Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn.
Greg, a self-confessed indoor person,” is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and no rules. But Greg’s mom has a different vision for an ideal summer . . . one packed with outdoor activities and family togetherness.”
Whose vision will win out? Or will a new addition to the Heffley family change everything?
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
This article contains major plot spoilers! The wiki is not responsible if you read the article without looking at this message and get upset that the plot was spoiled for you. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules. The movie was released on Friday, August 3rd, This film was also the last film to feature the original actors, as many had outgrown their roles.
It stars Zachary Gordon and Steve Zahn. It is the third installment in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series, and is a combination of elements from the third and fourth books in the series, but draws mostly from the fourth book. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is also the last film in the series to feature the original cast members, as many of the cast such as Zachary Gordon , Robert Capron and Devon Bostick outgrew their roles and new actors were cast for the subsequent films in the series, starting with Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul , which was released five years later. The Heffley family attends a pool party at the community pool, where the family meets Lenwood Heath, a former trouble-making friend of Rodrick who is now a model student after attending a prep school known as Spag Union. Greg's father Frank thinks about enrolling Greg there. Greg's summer vacation starts off badly: Frank bans video games in anger at Greg's laziness, and his mother Susan starts a book club for all the boys in the neighborhood, but she does not see their books as real literature causing the boys to never come back the next day. Frank is also getting jealous of the neighbor's athletic kids, and after his video game ban, Susan forces Frank and Greg to bond with each other, but their bonding activities end in disaster.
You can view this second sequel in the moderately successful franchise one of two ways; either you look at it as harmless fun that you have no interest in, but hope may push your offspring to the books it was based on. I get it; not that kind of film. But it wasn't that kind of film when the first one came out and now it's pushing its luck. He gets grounded, fights with his mate, has a crush on a pretty girl at school and dislikes his siblings immensely. Sure, isn't that super-relatable for most tweens nowadays? There must be something there that makes it so popular. The "dog days" bit of the title refers to a scene in the film when Greg's old man buys the family a dog; it's also a metaphor
Sign in. Watch now. Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond. The adventures of a 12 year old who is fresh out of elementary and transitions to middle school, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year. 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.