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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:
Antonio Banderas ... Burger Beard
Eric Bauza ... Seagull (voice)
Tim Conway ... Seagull (voice)
Eddie Deezen ... Seagull (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Seagull (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Seagull (voice)
April Stewart ... Seagull (voice)
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Carlos Alazraqui ... Seagull / Dead Parrot (voice)
Nolan North ... Seagull / Dead Parrot / Pigeon Cabbie (voice)
Paul Tibbitt ... Kyle / Helpful Angry Mob Member (voice)
Tom Kenny ... SpongeBob / Gary / Agreeable Mob Member / Waffle (voice)
Bill Fagerbakke ... Patrick / Male Fish / Eager Customer (voice)
Rodger Bumpass ... Doctor / Squidward / Angry Mob Member #2 / Doughnut / Squidasaurus Rex (voice)
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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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Rated PG for mild action and rude humor | See all certifications »

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USA | South Korea | Australia

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English

Release Date:

6 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA See more »

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Budget:

$74,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$55,365,012, 8 February 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$162,994,032

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Bubbles: That was pretty good actually.
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Very different from ANYTHING SpongeBob related I've ever seen. High hopes for Season 10!
10 February 2015 | by Joynson1995See all my reviews

This movie wasn't as good as the original movie (mainly because it felt like an hour and a half long episode), but I have to admit that the comedy in this movie was 110% top notch and better than all of the episodes that came after the original movie. When I heard that Stephen Hillenburg returned for the movie, I was excited. However, I can definitely tell that his sense of humor has changed (not in a bad way, though)

For example, Seasons 1-3 (Golden Era of SpongeBob) had some adult humor, mixed in with cartoonish humor for the more kid-friendly side. The original movie was also as such.

Season 4-9 were just straight bland cartoons. Nothing really funny, just Spongebob and Patrick laughing annoyingly for a 30 minute time slot, with the plot being something either rehashed, or just straight bland or predictable.

This movie, however, was WAY different than anything SpongeBob related I've ever seen. The comedy that Stephen Hillenburg brought back to the table was very different than we've seen in Seasons 1-3. The jokes in this movie made me think I was watching a movie like Airplane or Top Gun, the jokes just being unpredictable in the stupidest way, which was extremely funny. For example, there's a part where Plankton tells SpongeBob "Wait! Hold your thoughts!" and SpongeBob is then seen, literally holding a thought bubble, just stupid unpredictable comedy like that. I appreciate that, and love that it is refreshing. There were also some suggestive themes in the movie, so the adult appeal is definitely back!

On the kid side, it was also EXTREMELY different than I've ever seen in SpongeBob. At first, I didn't like how over the top and WEIRD this film was on the kid friendlier side, but I stopped and realized that kids from 1999 and kids from 2015 are ENTIRELY different and have different appeals. After realizing this, all of the randomness and overall WEIRDNESS in this movie made sense. Instead of following the same boring and bland formula from seasons 4-9, someone in the writing staff must have finally said "Listen, we need to catch the appeal of kids today. If we're going to make kids interested in our show, we need to pull them in." and I have to say that it definitely did. I know what the kids are into these days (not trying to sound old), and SpongeBob definitely pulled it off in this new movie.

With an entirely different, hilarious, and refreshing comedy stance than seasons 1-3, and a huge attempt at actually appealing to kids of 2015 rather than following a bland formula, I have to say that Season 10 is going to be one of the best seasons since the show started. It will reel in kids again, as well as appealing to adults with classic humor and unpredictable comedy. I feel as if the entire show is going to be COMPLETELY different, and it will definitely be noticeable!

In a nutshell: Loved the movie, comedy was refreshing and hilarious, the kid friendlier side I thought was stupid, but you have to realize that kids in 2015 are different than kids from 1999.


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