• The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Release Date: November 19th, 2004

PG |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

In this lively animated adventure, undersea oddball SpongeBob SquarePants and his starfish friend, Patrick, embark on a quest to clear the name of Mr. Krabs, the owner of the Krusty Krab restaurant, who has been framed for stealing the crown of ocean deity King Neptune. Leaving the familiar confines of Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob and Patrick venture out towards Shell City, where they hope to find Neptune's crown, but numerous obstacles stand (or float) in their way.

Cast: Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Mr. Lawrence, Alec Baldwin, David Hasselhoff, Scarlett Johansson

Director: Stephen Hillenburg , Mark Osborne

Genres: Comedy , Adventure , Children , Animated

Production Co: Nickelodeon Movies, Paramount Pictures International, United Plankton Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Friend, Madcap, Amusing, Friendship, Rivalry, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Assuming that few members of SpongeBob's primary audience are reading this (or can read), all I can tell you is, the movie is likely to be more fun than you expect. show more

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    The delights of the movie lie in its zany characters, its goofy settings, and above all its surrealistic visual style. show more

  • 90
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The result is an animated adventure that's funnier than "Shark Tale" and more charming than "The Polar Express." show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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