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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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Cast

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

19 November 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,018,216, 21 November 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$85,417,988

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$140,161,792
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

There was a deleted scene in the film where SpongeBob asks for a "double fudge spiny" after awakening at the Goofy Goober's restaurant. See more »

Goofs

Spongebob points out that he has been awarded Employee of the Month award 374 times in a row. That would mean that he would have worked at the Krusty Krab for 31 years. This could not happen - according to Stephen Hillenburg, Spongebob was born in 1984, which would mean that, as of 2004, he would only be 20. Stephen Hillenburg, who is the original creator of the show, has confirmed that the events in the movie take place after the entire TV series, therefore SpongeBob has 374 consecutive awards, as well as there are now two Krusty Krab's, rather than one. See more »

Quotes

SpongeBob SquarePants: Well, good luck with that. I'm ready. Promotion. I'm ready. Promotion.
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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 »

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References The Endless Summer (1966) See more »

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Build Up
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Music by Robert Sharples
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It's SpongeBob, 'nuff said
28 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

I didn't quite know what to expect when I walked into the theater to watch the movie of one of my favorite cartoons. Nickelodeon has a really nasty habit of "big-budgtizing" movies of their shows (changing the look, etc.). However this is not the case with SpongeBob. Whew, one less thing to worry about.

Next was the story. Could Steve Hillenburg live up to what had been laid down by the series? Yes. Basically it's like watching a 1 1/2 hour episode of SpongeBob (and who couldn't like that). Lot's of visual gags and typical Sponge brainless-ness. I was quite impressed.

If you're a SpongeBob fan, you'll love this movie. If you're not, eh, watch it anyways, it'll do you good ;-).


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