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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)

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When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Bauza ...
Seagull (voice)
Seagull (voice)
Seagull (voice)
Seagull (voice)
Seagull (voice)
Seagull (voice)
Seagull (voice)
Seagull (voice)
Seagull / Dead Parrot (voice)
Seagull / Dead Parrot / Pigeon Cabbie (voice)
Kyle / Helpful Angry Mob Member (voice)
SpongeBob / Gary / Agreeable Mob Member / Waffle (voice)
Patrick / Male Fish / Eager Customer (voice)
Doctor / Squidward / Angry Mob Member #2 / Doughnut / Squidasaurus Rex (voice)


During a fight between the Krusty Krab and Plankton, the secret formula disappears and all of Bikini Bottom goes into a terrible apocalypse. The Bikini Bottomites go crazy and they all believe that Spongebob and Plankton stole the secret formula. The two new teammates create a time machine to get the secret formula before it disappears and also go to some weird places along the way including a time paralex where they meet a time wizard named Bubbles who is a dolphin. The two later get to the time when the formula disappeared and take it back to the present day time. They then realized that it's a fake formula Plankton made when he was taking the real one and the Bikini Bottomites try to destroy Spongebob (Plankton runs away) Spongebob smells Krabby patties and so does everyone else so the Bikini Bottomites follow it (instead of destroying Spongebob) and they arrive at the bank of the surface. Everyone except Spongebob, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Squidward, Sandy, and a stowaway Plankton go ... Written by jtgus1120

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild action and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 February 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$55,365,012 (USA) (6 February 2015)


$162,495,848 (USA) (8 May 2015)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Eric Bauza and Billy West voice seagulls. Both Billy West and Eric Bauza voiced Stimpy in "The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991) and "Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003) respectively. See more »


At the sacrifice scene, Squidward first appears with his executioner mask already on, but he then puts on again in the next shot of him, even though he first appeared with the mask already worn. See more »


SpongeBob SquarePants: Sandy? Is that you?
Sandy Cheeks: You can call me The Rodent!
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Crazy Credits

There is a over of the words for after the credits: in memory of Ernest Borgnine (who died a year ago before the movie's theatrical release) appears. See more »


References The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »


Love's Theme
Written by Barry White
Performed by Love Unlimited Orchestra
Courtesy of Island Records under license for Universal Music Enterprises
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

Awesome 3D movie
6 February 2015 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Back there in 2004 when the first Spongebob movie was released, I couldn't see it in the movie theater. When I watched the first trailer of this new movie I was very happy to know I would have the chance to see Spongebob, one of my favorite cartoons, in a big screen, and the best part, in 3D! I really enjoy watching 3D movies, and this one wasn't different.

The animation is stunning - both under and above the water scenes! The live-action scenes are also amazing, and all of them have great 3D depth!

The soundtrack is very good too, it even has some musics that the TV show fans will recognize. And there is a song that Spongebob sings with Plankton, just like one of the old episodes of the show were they sung a song together. And there are some another references to the TV show, and most of them are really funny.

This movie looks like just a long episode of the TV show (more like the new seasons along with some references to older seasons), so most older fans will probably love it, and the new fans might like it as well!

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