Movies and TV shows like Recess

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Recess
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, 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, playground, 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 realistic films and TV series with plots about friends, family, youth, friendship, disorder, mischievous children and school mostly in Family, Comedy and Animation genres. Some movies like Recess: Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade (2003), Recess: School's Out (2001), Open Season 2 (2008), Bingo (1991), Boy Meets World (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade
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, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, elementary school, friendship, school, family, youth, adventure, disorder, friends, young heroes, teachers and students, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Recess: School's Out
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: humorous, not serious, futuristic, clever, entertaining ...
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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Bingo
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, adventure, friendship, on the road, best friends, pets, children, kidnapping, animal life, natural disaster, youth ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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Duration: 23 min.
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Duration: 23 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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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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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, biting, clever ...
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Style: humorous, witty, funny, feel good, sweet ...
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Beetlejuice is an American-Canadian animated television series which ran from September 9, 1989 to October 26, 1991 on ABC and, on Fox from September 9, 1991 to December 6, 1991. Loosely based on the 1988 film of the same name, it was developed and ...
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