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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $20,341,468Details
International Box Office $10,399,593Details
Worldwide Box Office $30,741,061
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Synopsis

A family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes off course—thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. This cross-country adventure turns into an experience the Heffleys will never forget.

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$22,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 19th, 2017 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
International Releases: May 19th, 2017 (Wide), released as Saftirik Greg'in Günlüğü: Bende Bu Şans Varken! (Turkey)
May 26th, 2017 (Wide) (United Arab Emirates)
May 26th, 2017 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
June 2nd, 2017 (Wide) (Germany)
June 23rd, 2017 (Wide), released as Diary Of A Whimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Australia)
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MPAA Rating: PG for some rude humor.
(Rating bulletin 2472 (Cert #50985), 4/19/2017)
Running Time: 91 minutes
Franchise: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Comparisons: vs. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
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Keywords: Sequel With Lead Character Recast, Sequels Without Their Original Stars, Road Trip, Convention / Conference, Video Game, Delayed Sequel
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Color Force, TSG Entertainment, Fox 2000 Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Cast

   Greg Heffley
Alicia Silverstone    Susan Heffley
Tom Everett Scott    Frank Heffley
Charlie Wright    Rodrick Heffley
Owen Asztalos    Rowley Jefferson
Wyatt Walters    Manny Heffley
Dylan Walters    Manny Heffley
Joshua Hoover    Mac Digby
Chris Coppola    Mr. Beardo
Kimberli Lincoln    Mrs. Beardo
Mira Silverman    Brandi Beardo
Sonia Mazarino    Maria
Roscoe Orman    Gordon
Carlos Guerrero, Jr.    Luis
Bob McGrath    Bob

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    David Bowers
Screenwriter    Adam Sztykiel
Screenwriter    Brett Baer
Screenwriter    Dave Finkel
Story based on ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’    Jeff Kinney
Producer    Nina Jacobson
Producer    Brad Simpson
Executive Producer    Timothy M. Bourne
Director of Photography    Anthony B. Richmond
Production Designer    Aaron Osborne
Editor    Troy Takaki
Composer    Gregory Richard
Music Supervisor    Julia Michels
Costume Designer    Mary Claire Hannan

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May 31st, 2017

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Memorial Day long weekend wasn’t as potent as expected as both new releases struggled. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales led the way with $78.47 million over four days. This marks the third year in a row where no film released on Memorial Day long weekend earned at least $100 million over four days. I’ve heard some talk that this means it is losing its importance as a long weekend. However, I think the actual answer is much simpler, as it is also the third weekend in a row where no wide releases have earned overall positive reviews. I don’t think the box office power of Memorial Day has dropped since X-Men: Days of Future Past came out. I just think the quality of films has dropped since then. Speaking of lack of quality, Baywatch was DOA earning just $27.71 million over five days and unlike Dead Men Tell No Tales, it likely won’t do significantly better internationally. Despite both new releases struggling, the holiday helped the overall box office grow 14% from last weekend to $141 million. Unfortunately, this was 14% lower than the same weekend last year. 2017 still maintains its lead over 2016, but that lead as slipped to 2.6% or $110 million at $4.46 billion to $4.35 billion. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Aliens Crash, but Still Top Chart with $36.16 million

May 23rd, 2017

Alien: Covenant

As expected, Alien: Covenant earned first place on the weekend box office chart. However, it had a strange journey there. Everything, Everything earned more during its opening weekend than it cost to make, which is great news for the studio. On the other hand, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul will be the last entry in this franchise for a long time. Meanwhile, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 became only the second film released in 2017 to hit $300 million domestically. Unfortunately, the good news didn’t outweigh the bad news and the overall box office fell 10% from last weekend to $122 million. Compared to last year, the weekend box office was 11% lower. Fortunately, 2017 still has a $130 million lead over 2016 at $4.23 billion to $4.10 billion, so there’s no reason to panic. More...

Thursday Night Previews: Aliens Take a Bite Out of Thursday with $4.2 million in Previews

May 19th, 2017

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant opened with $4.2 million in previews last night, which is about what we expected. Maybe it’s a bit higher that anticipated. In fact, it is a little better than the $3.7 million Kong managed. The film won’t have the same legs, as it is a sequel and those tend to be more front-loaded. Furthermore, its reviews have slipped to 72% positive, which isn’t good enough to truly help its legs. We predicted a little under $40 million, but now a little over $40 million seems more likely. More...

Weekend Predictions: Can Aliens Invade First Place?

May 18th, 2017

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant is looking to unseat Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 for top spot on the box office chart this weekend. Meanwhile, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and Everything, Everything are just trying to survive in counter-programming roles. The prognosis for those two is mixed. Meanwhile, this weekend last year, there were five films that earned more than $10 million over the weekend. This year, there might be only two. Hopefully the new releases aren’t that bad, while the holdovers don’t completely collapse. If this happens, 2017 could win in the year-over-year comparison for the second weekend in a row. If not, then 2017's winning streak will end at one. More...

Contest: Make an Arrangement

May 11th, 2017

Alien: Covenant

There are three wide releases coming out next week, but only one of them, Alien: Covenant, has any real chance at earning first place. (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and Everything, Everything could become midlevel hits.) Because of this, it’s the only real choice for the target film in this week’s box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Alien: Covenant.

Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a Frankenprise consisting of their choice of either one TV on DVD release, two movies, or a kids package (could be a theatrical release, a couple of single-disc TV on DVD releases, or a full season TV on DVD release). Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also win a Frankenprize, as described above. Finally, we will be choosing an entrant from the group of people who haven't won, or haven't won recently, and they will win the final Frankenprize, as described above.

Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

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April is over and thank god for that. The Fate of the Furious is currently the only film that was better than a midlevel hit, while Going in Style might end up being the second-biggest release of the month. On the low end, there were seven films on last month’s list that didn’t even manage to open in truly wide release (2,000 or more theaters). Fortunately, May looks a lot brighter. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 should dominate the chart and get the month off to a fast start. Furthermore, every week there’s at least one film with a reasonable chance of earning $100 million domestically. Additionally, last May wasn’t particularly strong, so that should help 2017 overall. Granted, Captain America: Civil War earned more than $400 million, so the month got off to a fast start, but films struggled the rest of the way. The second-biggest film was X-Men: Apocalypse at just $155 million, while only one other movie, The Angry Birds Movie, earned more than $100 million. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 should at least be competitive with Captain America: Civil War, allowing 2017 to win thanks to its superior depth. More...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Trailer

March 16th, 2017

Family comedy starring Jason Ian Drucker, Tom Everett Scott and Alicia Silverstone opens May 19 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/05/19 6 $7,126,084   3,157 $2,257   $7,126,084 3
2017/05/26 6 $4,470,873 -37% 3,174 $1,409   $13,652,834 10
2017/06/02 9 $1,289,793 -71% 2,088 $618   $17,894,397 17
2017/06/09 12 $656,843 -49% 897 $732   $19,379,101 24
2017/06/16 18 $330,813 -50% 255 $1,297   $20,087,808 31
2017/06/23 28 $105,737 -68% 160 $661   $20,324,651 38

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/05/19 5 $2,018,349   3,157 $639   $2,018,349 1
2017/05/20 5 $3,046,315 +51% 3,157 $965   $5,064,664 2
2017/05/21 6 $2,061,420 -32% 3,157 $653   $7,126,084 3
2017/05/22 6 $537,358 -74% 3,157 $170   $7,663,442 4
2017/05/23 6 $560,586 +4% 3,157 $178   $8,224,028 5
2017/05/24 6 $451,370 -19% 3,157 $143   $8,675,398 6
2017/05/25 7 $506,563 +12% 3,157 $160   $9,181,961 7
2017/05/26 6 $1,275,561 +152% 3,174 $402   $10,457,522 8
2017/05/27 6 $1,675,119 +31% 3,174 $528   $12,132,641 9
2017/05/28 6 $1,520,193 -9% 3,174 $479   $13,652,834 10
2017/05/29 5 $1,650,498 +9% 3,174 $520   $15,303,332 11
2017/05/30 6 $535,888 -68% 3,174 $169   $15,839,220 12
2017/05/31 6 $413,681 -23% 3,174 $130   $16,252,901 13
2017/06/01 6 $351,703 -15% 3,174 $111   $16,604,604 14
2017/06/02 9 $368,745 +5% 2,088 $177   $16,973,349 15
2017/06/03 10 $518,795 +41% 2,088 $248   $17,492,144 16
2017/06/04 8 $402,253 -22% 2,088 $193   $17,894,397 17
2017/06/05 8 $194,187 -52% 2,088 $93   $18,088,584 18
2017/06/06 8 $251,444 +29% 2,088 $120   $18,340,028 19
2017/06/07 8 $192,498 -23% 2,088 $92   $18,532,526 20
2017/06/08 8 $189,732 -1% 2,088 $91   $18,722,258 21
2017/06/09 12 $210,896 +11% 897 $235   $18,933,154 22
2017/06/10 12 $290,398 +38% 897 $324   $19,223,552 23
2017/06/11 12 $155,549 -46% 897 $173   $19,379,101 24
2017/06/12 12 $83,933 -46% 897 $94   $19,463,034 25
2017/06/13 12 $113,713 +35% 897 $127   $19,576,747 26
2017/06/14 12 $93,925 -17% 897 $105   $19,670,672 27
2017/06/15 12 $86,323 -8% 897 $96   $19,756,995 28
2017/06/16 - $125,348 +45% 255 $492   $19,882,343 29
2017/06/17 - $151,882 +21% 255 $596   $20,034,225 30
2017/06/18 - $53,583 -65% 255 $210   $20,087,808 31
2017/06/19 - $32,096 -40% 255 $126   $20,119,904 32
2017/06/20 - $37,570 +17% 255 $147   $20,157,474 33
2017/06/21 - $28,746 -23% 171 $168   $20,186,220 34
2017/06/22 - $32,694 +14% 171 $191   $20,218,914 35
2017/06/23 - $39,239 +20% 160 $245   $20,258,153 36
2017/06/24 - $38,072 -3% 160 $238   $20,296,225 37
2017/06/25 - $28,426 -25% 160 $178   $20,324,651 38
2017/06/26 - $16,817 -41% 160 $105   $20,341,468 39

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/05/19 6 $9,181,961   3,157 $2,908   $9,181,961 7
2017/05/26 6 $7,422,643 -19% 3,174 $2,339   $16,604,604 14
2017/06/02 8 $2,117,654 -71% 2,088 $1,014   $18,722,258 21
2017/06/09 12 $1,034,737 -51% 897 $1,154   $19,756,995 28
2017/06/16 20 $461,919 -55% 171 $2,701   $20,218,914 35

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 6/23/2017 $70,120 92 92 92 $70,120 6/26/2017
Germany 6/2/2017 $297,000 0 0 0 $297,000 6/5/2017
Turkey 5/19/2017 $0 0 116 167 $178,346 6/8/2017
United Arab Emirates 5/26/2017 $105,000 0 0 0 $105,000 6/1/2017
United Kingdom 5/26/2017 $1,847,610 561 561 2203 $6,900,000 6/26/2017
 
Rest of World $2,849,127
 
International Total$10,399,593 6/26/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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