Recess: School's Out poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: Recess: School’s Out DVD release date is set for August 7, 2001. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: Recess: School’s Out Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD. Blu-ray and DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital: Recess: School’s Out digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimate release date is July 2001. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

Recess: School’s Out stars Rickey D’Shon Collins, Jason Davis, Ashley Johnson, Andrew Lawrence, Courtland Mead. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

February 16, 2001


TJ Detweiler and his friends Vince LaSalle, Ashley Spinelli, Gretchen Grundler, Mikey Blumberg, and Gus Griswald are excited for summer vacation. Their fourth grade year at the 3rd Street School has finally come to an end. After a brief period of euphoria, however, the reality of summer vacation begins to set in. While it’s nice being able to sleep in, life at home starts to get boring very quickly. Fortunately, it isn’t long before the gang is pulled into an exciting adventure. The school’s disgraced former principal, Phillium Benedict, has hatched a devious plan to permanently end summer vacation. With the help of his friends, as well as his teacher Ms. Finster and current Principal Prickly, it’s up to TJ to save the day.

G Rating

Recess: School’s Out DVD/Blu-ray is rated G. G rating means all ages are admitted. The material will not offend parents for viewing by children.


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Reviews [star rating=”6.2″ ]

The movie currently has a 6.2 out of 10 IMDb rating and 43 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$36.7 million


Comedy, Science Fiction, Family, Animation



Theatrical Release Date: February 16, 2001
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: August 7, 2001
Age Rating: G
Runtime: 83 minutes
Budget: $23,000,000
Box Office: $36.7 million
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family, Animation
Language: English