3.0

51

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    Leave it to a wimpy kid to show Hollywood how to make a family movie with live people in it.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Nothing is new, which is a problem. Nothing is particularly funny or endearing, which is a worse problem.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    I didn't laugh much, nor did my 10-year-old companions, but nobody had their soul crushed by the experience. This is the film industry's Hippocratic oath: First, crush no souls.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    This time, tedium sets in early and never loosens its grip. The gags are obvious, predictable and dull.

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