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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

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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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Stephen Hillenburg (television series SpongeBob SquarePants), Stephen Hillenburg (story) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Kenny ... SpongeBob / Narrator / Gary / Clay / Tough Fish #2 / Twin #2 / Houston Voice (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Mr. Krabs (voice)
Rodger Bumpass ... Squidward / Fish #4 (voice)
Bill Fagerbakke ... Patrick Star / Fish #2 / Chum Customer / Local Fish (voice)
Mr. Lawrence ... Plankton / Fish #7 / Attendant #2, Lloyd (voice)
Jill Talley ... Karen / Old Lady (voice)
Carolyn Lawrence ... Sandy (voice)
Mary Jo Catlett ... Mrs. Puff (voice)
Jeffrey Tambor ... King Neptune (voice)
Scarlett Johansson ... Mindy (voice)
Alec Baldwin ... Dennis (voice)
David Hasselhoff ... David Hasselhoff
Kristopher Logan Kristopher Logan ... Squinty the Pirate
D.P. FitzGerald D.P. FitzGerald ... Bonesy the Pirate
Cole S. McKay ... 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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A hero will rise. Thanksgiving 2004 See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

SpongeBob SquarePants See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,018,216, 21 November 2004

Gross USA:

$85,417,988

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$141,035,926
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The 29th highest grossing film of 2004. See more »

Goofs

When Goofy Goober is singing the theme song, he starts the song with his lollipop in his hand, but when the finger pointing to the kids pops out of his chest, the lollipop disappears and in the next scene the lollipop is in his hands again as he sweeps it around. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Eugene H. Krabs: [mumbling] ... jackass...
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, the pirates are still in the movie theatre and an usher tells them that they have to leave. After the scene ends, the Paramount Pictures logo is shown. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the Hungarian version, much of the dialogue is rendered in rhymes and includes a lot more puns and wordplays than the original. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Too Tired
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Written by Hans Ehrlinger
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User Reviews

I was curious why my kid likes Spongebob so much...
27 November 2004 | by winshamsSee 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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