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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  19 November 2004 (USA)
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SpongeBob SquarePants takes leave from the town of Bikini Bottom in order to track down King Neptune's stolen crown.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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SpongeBob / Narrator / Gary / Clay / Tough Fish #2 / Twin #2 / Houston Voice (voice)
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Mr. Krabs (voice)
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Squidward / Fish #4 (voice)
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Patrick Star / Fish #2 / Chum Customer / Local Fish (voice)
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Plankton / Fish #7 / Attendant #2, Lloyd (voice)
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Karen, The Computer Wife / Old Lady (voice)
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Sandy (voice)
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Mrs. Poppy Puff (voice)
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King Neptune (voice)
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Mindy (voice)
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Dennis (voice)
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Kristopher Logan ...
Squinty the Pirate
D.P. FitzGerald ...
Bonesy the Pirate
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Scruffy the Pirate (as Cole McKay)
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Storyline

There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krabs, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he has just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands by his boss, and along with his best pal Patrick, sets out on a treacherous mission to Shell City to reclaim the crown and save Mr. Krabs' life. Written by Sujit R. Varma

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Bigger. Better. More absorbent. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild crude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 November 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

SpongeBob SquarePants  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$32,018,216 (USA) (19 November 2004)

Gross:

$219,524 (South Africa) (15 April 2005)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A comic panel featuring Ignatz Mouse hitting Krazy Kat with a brick appears on the wall in the Nut Bar. A portrait of Popeye also briefly appears. See more »

Goofs

The length of Spongebob and Patrick's "Facial Hair" changes frequently. You can clearly see during the "Now that we're men" scene that the "Facial Hair" is so long that it stretches off of there mouths but when you see their backs when they are jumping rocks you cant see the "Facial Hair" you can also see it during other shots. See more »

Quotes

Dennis: [about to step on Spongebob and Patrick] That's IT! I'm through with messing around! See ya later fools!
Patrick Star: [Dennis suddenly collides with a floating sailboat and falls into the ocean] See ya.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are shown along with various still pictures of Spongebob and gang (which show events after the end of the movie), followed by the credits being shown in front of scenes of crashing waves. See more »

Connections

Featured in Case of the Sponge 'Bob' (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Build Up
(uncredited)
Music by Robert Sharples
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

I was curious why my kid likes Spongebob so much...
27 November 2004 | by (SF area, California) – See all my reviews

I went to see Spongebob because my kid has pretty sophisticated taste, and I couldn't imagine how a cartoon sponge could be interesting. But it was interesting. I wasn't bored for a second, and actually laughed out loud numerous times. Parts of it were definitely off color, but that made it more adult....not just a cartoon kid movie. I loved the David Hasselhof bit. I also liked the other real people and locations that weren't cartoon. This movie would be scary for real little kids, which may help explain why middle school kids like it. I'm not going to watch the TV show every week, but I do think a parent could do worse than going to see Spongebob with his kid...a pleasant afternoon, and insight into what they are watching...


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