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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, not serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: elementary school, playground, best friends, school, buddies, mischievous children, family, friendship, adventure, youth, friends, young heroes, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, disorder, troublemaker, running, child hero, boy with glasses, scheme, girl with glasses, 2d animation, villain, science ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, not serious and semi serious films and TV series with plots about friends, family, disorder, friendship, mischievous children, youth and escapades mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Recess: Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade (2003), Hey Arnold! (1994), Recess: School's Out (2001), Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002), Arthur (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hey Arnold! (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Recess: School's Out (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: not serious, humorous, psychedelic, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
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Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
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Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 23 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: best friends, family, friendship, school, youth, adventure, disorder, friends, adventurer, mischievous children, young heroes, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Muppet Babies (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Muppet Babies (Kermit, Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzy and company) live in a large nursery watched over by Nanny. The babies have active imaginations, and often embark upon adventures into imaginary worlds.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 23 min.
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Audience: pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 27 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Duration: 23 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Baby Looney Tunes (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 2K
Heathcliff (1980)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.7
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: cynical, not serious, humorous, gross out humor, clever ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Robot and Monster (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Story: Robot and Monster is an American CGI animated series created by Dave Pressler, Joshua Sternin and J.R. Ventimilia. Main characters Robot and Monster are voiced by Curtis Armstrong and comedian Harland Williams, respectively. It began production in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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