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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.

Writers:

Derek Drymon, Stephen Hillenburg (television series SpongeBob SquarePants) | 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 ... 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

Taglines:

Bigger, squarier, spongier! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Plankton's personality is darker, contrary to how he was shown on the show. See more »

Goofs

When Patrick and SpongeBob are trapped in the fishbowl in Shell City, there is one shot where the gravel in the bottom is reflected on the side, but Patrick and SpongeBob are not in the reflection. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bonesy the Pirate: I got it! I got it! I got it!
Squinty the Pirate: Dinghy ahoy.
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Crazy Credits

The whole opening sequence involves a group of pirates going to see the movie, with the title of the movie being a life preserver of the ship. See more »

Alternate Versions

Nickelodeon broadcasts edit the scene of Mr. Krabs whispering to SpongeBob by replacing the word "jackass" with repeated muttering. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Doraemon (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Song Dedicated to the Giant Squid of the World
by Stephen Hillenburg, Steve Belfer & Carlos Palazio
Performed by The Snails
Produced by Tom Rothrock
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It's SpongeBob, 'nuff said
28 February 2005 | by bro25sibsSee 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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Language:

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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:

$141,067,127
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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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