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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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Squinty the Pirate
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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 look like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's 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. Krab's life. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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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:

$124,570 (South Africa) (8 April 2005)

Gross:

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

In some theatres a Barney Bunch Thanksgiving short was released before this film. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie, the bucket head people walk through the windows of the Krusty Krab, breaking them. In the very next shot you can see windows fixed. See more »

Quotes

Plankton: Plan Z is working perfectly. Nothing can stop me now.
Karen the Computer: Nothing except SpongeBob and his pink friend. My sensors indicate that they're on their way to find the crown. If they make it back, Neptune might discover some fingerprints. Tiny fingerprints. Stubby, tiny fingerprints.
Plankton: Plan Z is way ahead of you, baby. I've already hired someone to take care of those two. He's a vicious, cold-blooded predator!
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, compositing supervisor Dan Levitan is credited as "composting supervisor." See more »

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Featured in Cinemania: Ypalliloi en drasei! (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Goofy Goober Rock
a derivative of "I Wanna Rock"
by Dee Snider
New lyrics by Derek Drymon, Tim Hill, Stephen Hillenburg, Kent Osborne, Aaron Springer, and Paul Tibbitt
Performed by Tom Rothrock and Jim Wise
Produced by Tom Rothrock
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Stupid but funny
21 November 2004 | by (Sailsbury, North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Very stupid indeed. But funny. If you are a fan of the TV show then you will get a kick out of the movie. Most of the jokes are aimed for an older audience...mostly teenagers but there are jokes for the younger audience as well. The movie is not as funny as the show but I'm pretty sure that if you see it you will get a kick out of it anyway. When I walked into the theater most of the parents walked in there with a look on their face saying "God, this is going to be horrible, but I love my kids." and when they were in the theater while the movie was playing they laughed harder and they thought they would.

I wouldn't recommend taking your 5 year old to see it, cause like I said most of the jokes are pretty crude. And some of the younger kids I saw looked confused when Mr. Krabs was telling Spongebob he was making a jackass out of himself and when Patrick was wearing hooker tights.

Not for everyone but a very funny movie indeed.


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