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 Third Street Elementary-- the end of the School Year! But boredom quickly sets in for protagonist TJ Detweiler, as his friends are headed for Summer Camp. One day, while passing by the school on his bike, he notices a green glow coming from the school's auditorium. This is the work of the insidious ex-principal of Third Street, Phillium Benedict and his gang of ninjas and secret service look-alikes! Benedict is planning to get rid of Summer Vacation using his newly-acquired Tractor Beam, which he stole from the US Military Base in an effort to raise US Test Scores, and it's up to the Recess Gang to stop him! In the end.

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  1. Chuck Sheetz


Top Billed Cast

  1. Rickey D'Shon Collins

    Rickey D'Shon Collins

  2. Jason Davis

    Jason Davis

  3. AJ

    Ashley Johnson

    Gretchen Grundler

  4. Courtland Mead

    Courtland Mead

    Gus Griswald

  5. Pamela Adlon

    Pamela Adlon

    Ashley Spinelli

  6. Dabney Coleman

    Dabney Coleman

    Principal Peter Prickly

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $44,460,850.00

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Release Information

  • February 16, 2001
    G, Theatrical



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