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Recess: School’s Out

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Overall: C+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A
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MPAA Rating: G
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Why Is Recess: School’s Out Rated G?

Overall: C+
While lacking content that we normally grade as unacceptable, this movie is devoid of positive adult role models, depicts anti-authority attitudes, and portrays children as being left alone to solve their problems.

Violence: B
Laser-type gun dematerializes principal, adult falls from height and lands on child, military camp leader yells at troops, conflict portrayed between principal and student, children chased, captured and caged by guards and Ninjas, children use marbles, jump ropes, balls and TV wrestling moves to fight bad adults, students and teachers engage in mass brawl with bad guys.

Sexual Content: A-
Adult shown in shirt and boxer shorts.

Language: A-
Use of name calling, some directed from child to adult.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A

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