USA TodayFull Review Above Average Leave it to a wimpy kid to show Hollywood how to make a family movie with live people in it.
Washington PostFull Review Below Average You can't fault the filmmakers for reshaping a diary into a cohesive film. You can however, fault them for taking one of the great antiheroes in preteen literature and turning him into, well, an even wimpier kid.
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Based on a theater exit polling of 107 moviegoers:
CHILDREN: They LOVED IT! Most rated "Diary" very high.
TEENS: The seven teens all loved "Diary of a Wimpy Kid."
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: There was only one review and she rated it high.
ADULTS: For this type of movie these are very high reviews, especially from the females. Even the male reviews indicate that most really enjoyed this movie.