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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)  »

Also Known As:

SpongeBob SquarePants  »

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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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Trivia

Spongebob creator Stephen Hillenburg had repeatedly turned down requests from Paramount to turn his cult TV series into a feature film, before finally relenting in 2004. See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Krabs and King Neptune hear Plankton's fake message, at the end we hear the click of the phone hanging up; yet when King Neptune bellows with rage a few minutes later Plankton is still on the phone as he is able to hear it. See more »

Quotes

SpongeBob SquarePants: [Thinking] He's right.
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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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by Setsuo Ohashi & Yasuteru Miura
Performed by The Waikikis
Courtesy of AMC Records Belgium
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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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