Movies like Recess: School's Out

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Recess: School's Out (2001)
 6.6
 10K
Recess: School's Out (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Recess: School's Out is a 2001 animated film based on the Disney television series Recess. This film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and was released theatrically nationwide on February 16, 2001.It's the most exciting time of year at Third Street Elementary-- the end of the School Year! But boredom quickly sets in for protagonist TJ Detweiler, as his friends are headed for Summer Camp. One day, while passing by the school on his bike, he notices a green glow coming from the school's auditorium. This is the work of the insidious ex-principal of Third Street, Phillium Benedict and his gang of ninjas and secret service look-alikes! Benedict is planning to get rid of Summer Vacation using his newly-acquired Tractor Beam, which he stole from the US Military Base in an effort to raise US Test Scores, and it's up to the Recess Gang to stop him! In the end.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, melancholic, talky, 2d animation, psychedelic, sweet, weird ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: school, summer camp, elementary school, friendship, adventure, family, troublemaker, friends, partners, danger, mischievous children, buddies, young heroes, classmate, classmates, summer vacation, laser, summer, unlikely friendships, happy ending, youth, heroes, escapades, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Recess: School's Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, feel good and entertaining films with plots about adventure, family, friends, disorder, friendship, danger and escapades mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Recess: School's Out: Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002), Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade (2003), Recess (1997), Open Season 2 (2008), Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a powerful developer named Mr. Scheck wants to knock down all the stores and houses in Arnold's neighborhood to build a huge "mall-plex", it looks likes the neighborhood is doomed to disappear. But with the help of a superhero ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, family, mischievous children, buddies, friendship, friends, disorder, elementary school, orphan, escapades, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Here comes a new film for a new school year. It is time to return to the Third Street School with Recess, already in fifth grade !. Gang discouraged to discover that have occurred in the school some unpleasant changes: there will be no pizza, no ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, adventure, youth, teachers and students, disorder, troublemaker, young heroes, school, halloween, elementary school, snitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.8
 23K
Recess (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Recess is an American animated television series created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere and produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. The series focuses on six elementary school students and their interaction with other classmates and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: elementary school, boss, playground, school, adventure, social relations, disorder, running, friends, power relations, troublemaker, security guard ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 22K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, deer, talking animals, forest, computer animation, disorder, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A relaxing spa getaway evolves into a prehistoric panic when Scooby-Doo and the gang uncover the horrible Phantosaur, an ancient legend come to life to protect hidden treasures buried in secret desert caves. But this scare-a-saurus doesn’t stand a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: scooby doo, investigation, mystery, goofy hero, friendship, adventure, gang, danger, pets, heroes, disorder, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The gang goes on a trip to check on Velma's younger sister, Madelyn. She's been studying stage magic at the Whirlen Merlin Magic Academy, where apparently there have been sightings of a giant griffin. The gang decides to investigate.
Style: humorous, not serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: adventure, investigation, crimes, buddies, danger, mystery, partners, young heroes, disorder, pets, goofy hero, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 508K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, disney, imaginary, family, supervillain, escapades, super villain, chase, friendship, villain, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 21K
Yogi Bear (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: bear, adventure, friendship, save the day, escapades, danger, buddies, animal life, disorder, environmental health, park, endangered species ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Teacher's Pet (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Spot (Lane) is a dog who can talk and read. Posing as a human, he sneaks into school with his master Leonard (Flemming). Educational adventures ensue
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mad scientist, pets, school, adventure, family, fish out of water, wish come true, friendship, secret identity, mischievous children, young heroes, rescue ...
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 88K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, hunting, rescue, friends, danger, partners, disney, wilderness, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Easter Egg Adventure (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The idyllic Egg Town is the location for the The Easter Egg Adventure, which sees the beautiful location under threat from some dastardly thieves. Making off with the collection of Easter Egg's the town has managed to collate, it's up to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, sweet
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, adventure, youth, orphan, heroic mission, teaching the ways of the world, family, danger, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, clever, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, family, eccentric family, supernatural, supernatural ability, mischievous children, friendship, heroic mission, wildlife, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, london, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Piglet's Big Movie (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the gang from the Hundred Acre Wood begin a honey harvest, young Piglet is excluded and told that he is too small to help. Feeling inferior, Piglet disappears and his pals Eeyore, Rabbit, Tigger, Roo and Winnie the Pooh must use Piglet's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, danger, partners, gang, buddies, getting home, heroes, rescue, friends, map ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 2K
Donkey X (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Funshine Bear travels to Joke-a-lot where the people there crown him king.
Style: touching, feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, imaginary, family life, disorder, family relations, heroes, youth, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: It's all extreme sports and a life of freedom as Max sets off for college -- but Goofy misses Max so much he loses his job and goes to finish college alongside Max and his friends. But as Goofy tries to get closer to Max, both must go to the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: college, friendship, goofy hero, buddies, ambition, parent child relationship, father son relationship, school, family relations, coming of age, skateboard, single father ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Arthur's Missing Pal (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 68 min.
Story: No overview found.When Arthur's dog Pal disappears, Arthur must enlist the help of his friends to track him down. While Pal discovers his newfound freedom, Arthur discovers how much he misses his dog. Good thing Arthur has the gang to turn ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, rescue, escapades, friends, danger, family, best friends, partners, couples, pet dog, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Rugrats are back! There's Tommy the brave one, Chuckie the timid one, Phil and Lil the odd couple, Dil, and spoiled brat Angelica. This time they're wreaking havoc in Paris, France, where Tommy's dad Stu is summoned after yet ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, chase, family, babies and infants, mischievous children, family relations, fish out of water, friendship, heroes, goofy hero, rescue, single parent ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Kangaroo Jack: G'Day, U.S.A.! (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kangaroo Jack is back but this time he's animated! Three Teenagers go to the Outback, and find themselves back in Vegas - trying to get Jack home!
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal life, adventure, buddies, escapades, danger, disorder, kangaroo, hunter, heroes, chases and races, silly humor, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 31K
Hey Arnold! (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, youth, family, grandparent and grandchild, everyday life, mischievous children, elementary school, boy, friends, best friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, horror for children
Plot: family, mystery, ghost, goofy hero, investigation, crimes, disorder, friends, prank, amateur detective, adventure, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, animals, heroes, save the day, obsessive quest, heroic mission, friendship, partners, animal, escapades, wilderness, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, South Korea, India, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rocky and Bullwinkle have been living off the finances made from the reruns of their cartoon show. Boris and Natasha somehow manage to crossover into reality and team up with Fearless Leader, an evil criminal turned media mogul with some evil plans ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, parody, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, leadership, buddies, partners, on the road, disorder, iron curtain, danger, satire, hollywood, helicopter ...
Place: usa, new york, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Who or what exactly is a Heffalump? The lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood -- Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the pack -- embark on a journey of discovery in search of the elusive Heffalump. But as is always ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: winnie the pooh, disney, friendship, happy ending, talking animals, family, elephant, children, beautiful scenery, adventure, childhood, storytelling ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Stitch! The Movie (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The continuing adventures of Lilo, a little Hawaiian girl, and Stitch, the galaxy's most wanted extraterrestrial. Stitch, Pleakley, and Dr. Jumba are all part of the household now. But what Lilo and Stitch don't know is that Dr. Jumba ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, disorder, save the day, rescue, young heroes, odd couple, escapades, family relations, friends, heroic mission, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Doug's 1st Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Doug and his pal Skeeter set's out to find the monster of Lucky Duck Lake. Though things get really out of hand when some one blurts out that the monster is real.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, family, disney, good versus evil, basic training, fish out of water, disorder, best friends, heroes, school, contamination, dance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Merry Madagascar (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The Zoosters are back in an all-new holiday adventure. When Santa and his reindeer crash onto the island of Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas. Get ready for a sleigh full of laughs in ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, not serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, family, escapades, holiday, imaginary, disorder, save the day, animal life, penguins, talking animals, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, penguins, espionage, talking animals, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, animals, save the world, animal life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai china, shanghai, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it's up to Stuart and a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: getting home, family life, heroic mission, friendship, animal life, friends, disorder, partners, young heroes, danger, family, misfit ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Rugrats Movie (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Tommy faces responsibility when Dil, his new baby brother, is born. As with all newborns, the child becomes a bane to Tommy and the rest of his gang. They decide to return Dil to where he came from, the hospital, but they get lost along the way. Can ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, baby, mischievous children, family, friendship, rescue, disorder, siblings relations, hospital, sibling rivalry, responsibility, kids and family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%