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Though basically a TV cartoon stretched out to movie-length, Recess has enough successful jokes and smart writing to make it a worthwhile view. Read critic reviews

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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 & Crew

Andy Lawrence
T.J. Detweiler
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Rickey D'Shon Collins
Vince Lasalle
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Pamela Segall
Ashley Spinelli
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Jason Davis
Mikey Blumberg
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Ashley Johnson
Gretchen Grundler
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Courtland Mead
Gustavus 'Gus' P. Griswald
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April Winchell
Ms. Finster, Mrs. Detweiler
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Dabney Coleman
Principal Vance Prickly
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Robert Goulet
Mikey's Singing Voice
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Paul Germain
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Paul Germain
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Paul Germain
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Jonathan Greenberg
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Critic Reviews for Recess: School's Out

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  • Aug 16, 2011
    An extended episode with a rediculous plot that will have the kids laughing and the adults sleeping.
    Dillon L Super Reviewer
  • Jul 22, 2011
    While it is formulaic when stacked up to its television show counterpart, School's Out provides an ambitious plot line noted with a strong antagonist performance by James Woods
    Jackson W Super Reviewer
  • May 28, 2011
    absolutly original. a terrific big screen film to a terrific t.v. show! the jokes are funny and the film is too close to it's creators. fun for kids and kids at heart. a delightful, funny, smart animated comedy. A
    Juan C Super Reviewer
  • Mar 29, 2010
    How can you not love Recess? Especially with it off the air now, this movie was great to relive one of the greatest and well done cartoons ever made. Hopefully they keep making these movies or at least bring back the show.
    Christopher H Super Reviewer

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