• Recess: School's Out (2001)

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Release Date: February 16th, 2001

DVD Release Date: August 7th, 2001

G|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
The school year is finally over, and T.J. Detweiler is looking forward to a fun-filled summer. Boredom quickly sets in until T.J. uncovers a scheme to do away with summer vacation! Former principal Dr. Benedict, who once tried to eliminate recess from the school day, now plans to use a laser beam to alter the weather and create permanent winter. It sure would be tough to go to school year-round, so T.J. calls in all his friends for help.

Cast: Andrew Lawrence, Rickey D'Shon Collins, Pamela Adlon, Jason Davis, Ashley Johnson, Courtland Mead, April Winchell, Dabney Coleman

Director: Chuck Sheetz

Genres: Animated, Family, Comedy

Production Co: Walt Disney Television Animation

Distributors: Walt Disney Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The movie is so slovenly in its animation and graceless in its writing that few viewers over the age of 9 are likely to notice. show more

  • Refreshingly subversive.

  • If your kid is a fan of Disney's "Recess," one of the hotter properties on ABC's Saturday morning cartoon lineup, the new inspired-by-the-TV-show movie, Recess: School's Out, will be quite a hit.

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