Recess: School’s Out parents guide

Recess: School’s Out

Overall C+

Violence B
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A-
Substance Use A

Why is Recess: School’s Out rated G? The MPAA rated Recess: School’s Out G

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Recess: School’s Out
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Recess: School’s Out rated G? Recess: School’s Out is rated G by the MPAA

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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Recess: School’s Out
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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For movies that portray teachers and adults as positive role models, check out Mr. Holland’s Opus , or Stand and Deliver .