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Recess (1997)
 7.8
 22K
Recess (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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 teachers. The title refers to the period of time during the school day in which children are not in lessons and are outside in the schoolyard, in North American society. One of the main features of the series is how the children form their own society, complete with government and a class structure, set against the backdrop of a regular school. Recess first aired on ABC from 1997 through to 2001, and reruns aired on Disney Channel in the United States. The success of the series saw it being distributed to numerous countries around the world, notably the United Kingdom, where it aired on multiple channels including Toon Disney and Disney Channel UK. In 2001, Walt Disney Pictures released the first of two films based on the series, Recess: School's Out, which was distributed theatrically. It was followed by a direct-to-video second film entitled Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street that same year. In 2003, a third film entitled Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade was released, along with Recess: All Growed Down. Both were also direct-to-video. The characters also made an appearance in an episode of Disney's Lilo & Stitch: The Series.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: elementary school, boss, playground, school, adventure, best friends, youth, friendship, family, friends, teachers and students, running, security guard, mischievous children, buddies, disorder, brat, troublemaker, young heroes, power relations, social relations, student, family relations, science, villain ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and not serious films and TV series with plots about friends, family, disorder, youth, friendship, mischievous children and family relations mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Recess: Hey Arnold! (1996), The Kids from Room 402 (2000), Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade (2003), Recess: School's Out (2001), Tiny Toon Adventures (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hey Arnold! (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, youth, grandparent and grandchild, adventure, mischievous children, family, everyday life, elementary school, boy, child's point of view, family relations, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Kids from Room 402 (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Kids from Room 402 is a television program that originally aired on Fox Family in the USA starting in 1999, previously aired on Teletoon, and currently airs in the UK. The show is focused primarily on the students from Room 402, as the title ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, non-linear, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elementary school, mischievous children, teachers and students, friendship, social relations, school life, childhood, newcomer, protective parent, coach, youth, troublemaker ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ 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: mischievous children, friendship, youth, adventure, teachers and students, disorder, troublemaker, young heroes, school, elementary school, halloween, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: school, summer camp, elementary school, friendship, adventure, family, troublemaker, friends, young heroes, danger, mischievous children, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 11 min.
Story: The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is an American animated television series created by Thurop Van Orman for Cartoon Network that premiered on June 5, 2008, and ended on August 30, 2010. On April 20, 2012, this series returned to Cartoon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, melancholic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, pirate, disorder, young heroes, youth, adventure, imaginary, family life, island, parents and children, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tiny Toon Adventures (1990)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Tiny Toon Adventures, is an American animated comedy television series produced by Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation and was broadcast from September 14, 1990 through May 28, 1995. It follows the adventures of a group of young cartoon ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: success, friends, disorder, power relations, parallel world, family relations, silly humor, siblings relations, friendship, heroic mission, rescue, odd couple ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Follows Jimmy Neutron, his faithful robotic dog, Goddard, and his eclectic friends and family as they experience life in Retroville. Jimmy is a typical kid, who just happens to be a genius. He creates gadgets to improve his everyday life, but his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, clever, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, inventions and discoveries, computer genius, everyday life, friends, young heroes, youth, family, parents and children, school, experiment gone awry, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Back at the Barnyard (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A spin-off of the movie version of the same name, the show follows the lives of the animals on a farm.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, farm, chases and races, family relations, romance, adventure, justice, disorder, animal life, odd couple, friends ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Allen Gregory (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Allen Gregory is a short-lived American animated television series that aired on Fox from October 30 to December 18, 2011. The series was created by Jonah Hill, Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul. The series was officially cancelled by Fox on January 8, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, school, teachers and students, friends, youth, fish out of water, boy, precocious child, elementary school, teacher, boss, child prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 7K
Clarence (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The adventures of a young boy named Clarence, who is optimistic about everything, and his two best friends Jeff and Sumo.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: school, mischievous children, family relations, friends, parents and children, male friendship, friendship between men, disorder, overweight, adventure, youth, boy ...
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 17K
Doug (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Doug is an American animated sitcom created by Jim Jinkins and co-produced by his studio, Jumbo Pictures. The show's plotline centers around the surreal and imaginative exploits of its title character, Douglas "Doug" Funnie, who ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sitcom, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: school, crush, family relations, teenager, diary, dog, daydreamer, parents and children, teenage life, small town life, small town, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 31K
Rugrats (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon. The show focuses on a group of toddlers, most prominently Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, and Angelica, and their day-to-day ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, twins, adventure, little girl, mischievous children, family, popularity, siblings relations, parents and children, cousin cousin relationship, little boy, babies and infants ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper (1996)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper is an animated television spin-off of the feature film Casper, which, in turn, was based on the Harvey Comics character of Casper the Friendly Ghost.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, ghost, young heroes, supernatural, mischievous children, family, disorder, imaginary, haunted house, mansion, father daughter relationship, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dennis the Menace (1986)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dennis the Menace is an American animated series produced by DHX Media, based on the comic strip by Hank Ketcham. The young blond boy with a cowlick and a mischievous personality, Dennis the Menace, gets into numerous scrapes and adventures with ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: young heroes, buddies, friends, disorder, family relations, troublemaker, farce, brat, suburbs, parents and children, family life, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 340
Sitting Ducks (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Sitting Ducks is a children's animated television series based on lithograph and the 1998 children's book, Sitting Ducks, created by Michael Bedard. Sitting Ducks first appeared in 2001 in Europe, later debuting in North America on ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, dark humor, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: duck, friendship, adventurer, adventure, mischievous children, disorder, anti conformity, odd couple, misfit, alligator, anthropomorphic animal, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The New Adventures of Madeline (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: youth, family, escapades, best friends, boarding school life, school, friendship, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, feel good, melancholic, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, buddies, mischievous children, escapades, elementary school, save the day, danger, children, greed, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 12K
Arthur (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The show revolves around the lives of 8-year-old Arthur Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: childhood, parents and children, family relations, friendship, school, family values, youth, family, best friend, brother sister relationship, little girl, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.0
 2K
Harvey Beaks (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A mild-mannered young bird and his best friends, a pair of rambunctious siblings called Fee and Foo, seek adventure and mischief in the magical forest that they call home.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, not serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: forest, friendship, adventure, disorder, best friends, youth, mischievous children, escapades, animal life, anthropomorphism, family relations, in the woods ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 2K
Jumanji (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jumanji is an American animated television series that inspired the movie based on the short story of the same name. The series ran for three seasons from 1992 to 1999. In 1996, it was carried by the UPN Kids network, but later seasons were ...
Style: semi serious, clever, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, orphan, escapades, imaginary, adventure, danger, youth, mischievous children, heroes, family, young heroes, objects come to life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 32K
Johnny Bravo (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Johnny Bravo tells the story of a biceps-bulging, karate-chopping free spirit who believes he is a gift from God to the women of the earth. Unfortunately for Johnny, everyone else sees him as a narcissistic Mama's boy with big muscles and even ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, non-linear ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: machismo, womanizer, wannabe, flirting, friendship, misfit, goofy hero, self involved, parents and children, surrealism, narcissism, absurdism ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Baby Looney Tunes (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Baby Looney Tunes is an American animated television series showing the Looney Tunes characters as babies. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation. The show premiered on WB stations usually before or after the Kids' WB! block on September 7, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: babies and infants, mischievous children, young heroes, goofy hero, friendship, heroes, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, family, looney tunes, adoption, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Go, Diego! Go! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Go, Diego, Go! is a children's television series created by Chris Gifferd and Valerie Walsh, and is a spin-off of Dora the Explorer. The show premiered on September 6, 2005 and ended on September 16, 2011 on Nickelodeon. It also aired as part ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, educational
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventurer, friendship, mischievous children, young heroes, best friends, disorder, animal life, escapades, youth, danger, human animal relationship, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Casper and Friends (1990)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Story: Follow the adventures of the world's friendliest ghost, Casper, and his friends Wendy the Good Little Witch, Baby Huey, Little Audrey and more, in this spook-tacular cartoon collection!
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, anthology
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, escapades, friends, supernatural, family, young heroes, babies and infants, heroes, imaginary, mischievous children, youth, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Little Lulu Show (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Little Lulu Show is an animated television series, based on the Marjorie Henderson Buell comic book character Little Lulu. The show was produced by CINAR Animation after Marge's death in 1993, and aired on HBO Family and Cartoon Network in ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: family, youth, prank, mischievous children, best friends, misfit, friends, troublemaker, disorder, brat, parents and children, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is an animated series created, produced, and hosted by comedian Bill Cosby, who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself. Filmation was the production company for the series. The show ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, lifestyle, getting along, social relations, friends, urban, teaching the ways of the world, city life, parents and children, family, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The exploits of the Grim Reaper, who has been forced into being the best friend of two children. A spin-off of the show Grim & Evil.
Style: humorous, not serious, gothic, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: danger, imaginary, misfit, adventure, supernatural, friendship, mischievous children, humiliation, fish out of water, disorder, bet, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 29K
DuckTales (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The series is a dramatization of the Duck universe comic series created by Carl Barks. The viewer follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his three grandnephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie. Important secondary characters, that often take part in ...
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cartoon duck, adventure, treasure, adventurer, young heroes, heroic mission, friendship, treasure hunt, mischievous children, imaginary, good versus evil, millionaire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Timon & Pumbaa (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa, often simply referred to as Timon & Pumbaa, is an animated comedy television series made by the Walt Disney Company. It centers on Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog from the Disney film franchise ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, colourful, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, adventure, disney, odd couple, friendship, friends, animal life, imaginary, farce, disorder, show tunes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Mighty B! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The Mighty B! is an American animated television series co-created by Amy Poehler, Cynthia True and Erik Wiese for Nickelodeon. The series centers on Bessie Higgenbottom, an ambitious Honeybee girl scout who believes she will become The Mighty B if ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pets, young heroes, escapades, ambition, parents and children, heroes, mischievous children, friends, youth, family, family relations, friendship ...
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%