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* VomitDiscretionShot: Ramona vomits in her music class after coming down with the flu. Much to the class and the music teacher's disgust.

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* VomitDiscretionShot: Ramona vomits in her music class after coming down with the flu. Much to the class and the music teacher's disgust.disgust.
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* AerithAndBob: The titular characters, of course.

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* SlapSlapKiss: Bea and Hobart have a water fight with one another (due to a misunderstanding accidentally started by Beezus) and they end up engaged after Hobart finds a box of memorabilia left over their high school days and he proposes to her with their gum ball machine ring.

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* NeverMyFault: Beezus blames Ramona for embarrassing her in front of her crush at the lemonade stand. Even though Ramona did try to warn Beezus not to drink the lemonade that had a bee inside of it that stung Beezus in her mouth and caused her to spit all over her crush, Beezus just brushes her off and puts all the blame on Ramona instead.

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* CantSpitItOut: Beezus finds it difficult to talk to her crush, saying that things are different now.


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* ExiledToTheCouch: Ramona and Beezus' dad goes to sleep on the hide-a-bed couch after a fight with their mom over their mortgage and financial woes.
* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: Susan tells Ramona that she suspects that things might be rough at her home but that is no excuse to take it out on Susan and tug on her hair.


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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Susan attempts to brighten Ramona's bad day by telling her that her own life got better after her parents got divorced and they both got new jobs with more money and her dad moved to Tacoma and that now she gets two checks for her birthday. Unfortunately, this just makes an already unwell Ramona feet worse about her family life and she projectile vomits in her music class.


* {{Tagline}}: "A little sister goes a long way."

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* {{Tagline}}: "A little sister goes a long way.""
* VomitDiscretionShot: Ramona vomits in her music class after coming down with the flu. Much to the class and the music teacher's disgust.

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* FunnyPhotoPhrase: On School Picture Day, Howie asks the photographer if he ever gets bored of telling the students to say, "Cheese", so he tells Ramona to say, "Peas". Unfortunately, she instead makes a disgusted expression remembering her baby sister spitting peas on her.

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** Doubles as a ShoutOut to "Ramona the Brave," where Beezus gets teased by boys who overhear Ramona's nickname and start chanting, "Jesus, Beezus! Beezus, Jesus!"


* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Ramona to Beezus.

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* %%* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Ramona to Beezus.



* CompressedAdaptation: The movie hits on most the major plot events of the entire book series: Ramona's father getting laid off (from "Ramona and her Father"), their house getting renovated (from "Ramona the Brave"), Ramona's runaway attempt (from "Ramona and her Mother"), Ramona throwing up in class (from "Ramona Quimby: Age 8"), Aunt Bea getting married (from "Ramona Forever"), etc.) by making them all happen in a relatively short time period.

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* CompressedAdaptation: The movie hits on most the major plot events of the entire book series: Ramona's father getting laid off (from "Ramona and her Father"), their house getting renovated (from "Ramona the Brave"), Ramona's runaway attempt (from "Ramona and her Mother"), Ramona throwing up in class (from "Ramona Quimby: Age 8"), 8") and Aunt Bea getting married (from "Ramona Forever"), etc.) by making them all happen in a relatively short time period.


* PromotedToLoveInterest: Henry Huggins becomes Beezus's LoveInterest in the movie, even though he rarely ever appears, implying that their friendship has somewhat drifted apart since the events of ''Literature/HenryHuggins'' series.

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* PromotedToLoveInterest: Henry Huggins becomes Beezus's LoveInterest in the movie, even though he rarely ever appears, appears in the ''Ramona'' books, implying that their friendship has somewhat drifted apart since the events of ''Literature/HenryHuggins'' series.



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* AdaptationTitleChange: ''Ramona and Beezus'' is based on ''Ramona Quimby''.


* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Beezus in the books isn't ugly, per se, but somewhat gawky and acne-ridden like a typical adolescent. Not so here.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Beezus in the books isn't ugly, per se, but somewhat gawky and acne-ridden like a typical adolescent. Not so here. Being played by Selena Gomez helps.



* BrattyHalfPint: Ramona has her moments, but Willa Jean is the real culprit here

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* BrattyHalfPint: Ramona has her moments, but Willa Jean is the real culprit herehere.


* AdaptedOut: Grandpa Day (Mrs. Quimby and Aunt Bea's father) was mentioned a couple of times throughout the series, and shows up in person in "Ramona Forever" for Aunt Bea's wedding. He did not appear in the movies at all.

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* AdaptedOut: Grandpa Day (Mrs. Quimby and Aunt Bea's father) was mentioned a couple of times throughout the series, and shows up in person in "Ramona Forever" for Aunt Bea's wedding. He did not appear in the movies movie at all.

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* ScarilySpecificStory: Ramona comes home from school with a bad report card. That night, Beezus scares her with a story about a monster who feeds on "[[CatchphraseInsult pests]] with bad report cards".

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