In the mood for more fantastic summer adventure movies like Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul? Check out these 5 flicks that absolutely scream “summer!” As we shared in our Wimpy Kid trivia post, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul is an upcoming family road trip, comedy movie, set to hit theaters on May 19, 2017. It is based on the 2014 book of the same name by Jeff Kinney and is the 4th installment in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series. Here are some other great movies like Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.
Movies Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
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Holes is a 2003 movie that features adventure, comedy and drama. It is based on the 1998 book of the same name by Louis Sachar. Stanley Yelnats, a young boy who was wrongly convicted of theft, is sentenced to time at Camp Green Lake, a detention camp in the desert. There, he is known as Caveman and spends his days digging holes with the other inmates, to help build character. Holes stars Shia LaBeouf as Stanley/Caveman.
How to Eat Fried Worms
How to Eat Fried Worms is a 2006 comedy movie that is loosely based on the 1973 book of the same name by Thomas Rockwell. Billy Forrester, a naïve 5th-grader, with a weak stomach, enters into a dare with Joe Guire, the school bully. How to Eat Fried Worms stars Luke Benward as Billy and Adam Hicks as Joe.
Charlie Bartlett is a 2007 comedy, drama movie that is based on a screenplay of the same name by Gustin Nash. Charlie Bartlett, a wealthy student at a new high school, appoints himself the student body psychiatrist, giving out advice as well as prescription medications. Charlie Bartlett stars Anton Yelchin as Charlie.
Drillbit Taylor is a 2008 comedy movie. When threatened by high school bullies Ronnie Lampanelli and Terry Filkins, three kids- Emmit Oosterhaus, Ryan Anderson and Wade Drennan- hire a bodyguard- Bob “Drillbit” Taylor. Drillbit Taylor stars Josh Peck as Ronnie, Alex Frost as Terry, David Dorfman as Emmit, Troy Gentile as Ryan, Nate Hartley as Wade and Owen Wilson as Drillbit.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a 2012 coming-of-age, drama movie that is based on the 1999 book of the same name by Stephen Chbosky. Charlie Kelmeckis is a shy, high school freshman, who is taken under the wings of a pair of high school seniors- Sam and her stepbrother, Patrick- who accept him into their social circle. The Perks of Being a Wallflower stars Logan Lerman as Charlie, Emma Watson as Sam and Ezra Miller as Patrick.