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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

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

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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

After King Neptune's crown is stolen, SpongeBob and Patrick go on a quest in 6 days to retrieve his crown. On the way SpongeBob and Patrick defeat many evildoers using their brains and bronzes. While this is happening someone is taking over Bikini Bottom and SpongeBob and Patrick must defeat this mastermind.

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

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19 November 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$85,416,609 (USA) (18 March 2005)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally SpongeBob and Patrick left Shell City and met Sandy on dry land and while she gives them advice to take the bus from town to the beach while she's being followed by a group of men in black suits. This scene was cut from the film due to Patrick throwing up repeatedly. See more »

Goofs

In SpongeBob's dream, the police are blocking the entrance. Yet, when SpongeBob says, "I'm going in," there are no police in his way. See more »

Quotes

Attendant #1: You two dipsticks wouldn't last ten seconds over the county line!
SpongeBob SquarePants: Oh, yeah? We'll just see about that.
[they drive over the line; a thief stops them]
Thief: Out of the car, fellas.
[thief drives off with Patty Wagon]
SpongeBob SquarePants: How many seconds was that?
Attendant #2: Twelve.
SpongeBob SquarePantsPatrick Star: ...IN YOUR FACE!
[start laughing hysterically at attendants before walking away over county line]
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Song Dedicated to the Giant Squid of the World
by Stephen Hillenburg, Steve Belter, and Carlos Palazio
Performed by The Snails
Produced by Tom Rothrock
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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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