During his summer vacation, "Wimpy Kid" Greg Heffley, the hero of the phenomenally successful book series, hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club--which fails to keep him away from the season's dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public pool and a camping trip that goes horribly wrong.
- David Bowers
- Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Jeff Kinney
- Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn
The execution isn't great. David Bowers, the director, allows too much hammy acting.Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, 08.02.2012
Though often self-centered and conniving, Greg remains a likable kid, and the movie entertains by pulling off over-the-top scenarios that set up digestible life lessons for youngsters.Abby West, Entertainment Weekly, 08.03.2012
It all makes for goofy fun, and physical comedy that will have parents rolling their eyes.Scott Bowles, USA Today, 08.02.2012
[It's] formulaic in adhering to the sitcom-style tone of the first two films.Lael Loewenstein, Variety, 08.02.2012