The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Synopsis: 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.
Production: Paramount Pictures
  1 win & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
87 min

I got it! I got it! I got it!

Dinghy ahoy.

Dinghy off the port bow.

- Dinghy off the port bow!

- Dinghy off the port bow!

Dinghy off the port bow.

- Captain, dinghy off the--

- Dinghy.

I got it!

I got it.

Where is it?

It's right here, captain.

I never thought I'd see it

with me own eye.

Tickets to The SpongeBob Movie!

Who lives in a pineapple

Under the sea?

Absorbent and yellow

And porous is he

SpongeBob SquarePants

lf nautical nonsense

Be something you wish

SpongeBob SquarePants

Then drop on the deck

And flop like a fish

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

The sea. So mysterious,

so beautiful. So...


Our story begins in Bikini Bottom's

popular undersea eatery

The Krusty Krab restaurant, where--

- Back up. Back up.

- Hey. Wait a minute.

- What is happening?

- PIease, settIe down.

We've got a situation in there

I'd rather not discuss

tiII me manager gets here.

Look, there he is.

TaIk to me, Krabs.

It started out as a simpIe order:

a Krabby Patty with cheese.

When the customer took a bite,

no cheese!

Get ahoId of yourseIf, Eugene.

I'm going in.

Take it easy, friend. I'm the manager

of this estabIishment.

Everything's gonna be just fine.

- I'm reaIIy scared here, man.

- You got a name?

- PhiI.

- You got a famiIy, PhiI?

Come on, PhiI, stay with me.

Let's hear about that famiIy.

I got a wife

and two beautifuI chiIdren.

That's what it's aII about.

I want you to do me a favour, PhiI.


Say cheese.

Order up.

Three cheers for the manager!

Hip! Hip!

Hip! Hip!

Hip! Hip!


Gary, I had that dream again.

And it's finaIIy gonna

come true. Today.

Sorry about this, caIendar.

Because today is the grand-opening

ceremony for The Krusty Krab 2,

where Mr. Krabs wiII announce

the new manager.

Who's it gonna be, Gary?

WeII, Iet's ask my waII

of 37 4 consecutive

empIoyee-of-the-month awards.

SpongeBob SquarePants.

I'm ready. Promotion.

CIeanIiness is next to


I'm ready. Promotion.

I'm ready. Promotion.


What are you doing in here?

I have to teII you something,


Whatever it is,

can't it wait untiI we get to work?

- There's no shower at work.

- What do you want?

I just wanted to say

I'II be thanking you

in my manageriaI acceptance

speech today.

Get out!

Okay. I'II see you at the ceremony.

That sounds Iike the manager

of the new Krusty Krab 2.

Oops. HoId on.

- CongratuIations, buddy.

- Oh, thanks, Patrick.

And tonight, after my big promotion,

we're gonna party tiII we're purpIe.

I Iove being purpIe!

We're going to the pIace

where aII the action is.

- You don't mean...?

- Oh, I mean.

Goofy Goober's Ice Cream

Party Boat!

Oh, l'm a Goofy Goober, yeah

You're a Goofy Goober, yeah

We're all Goofy Goobers, yeah

Goofy, goofy, goober, goober, yeah

I'd better get going.

I'm ready. Promotion.

I'm ready. Promotion.

Good Iuck, SpongeBob.

Hey, Iook for me at the ceremony.

I got a IittIe surprise for you.

l'm a Goofy Goober


HeIIo, Bikini Bottom!

Perch Perkins here, coming

to you Iive from in front of

The Krusty Krab restaurant,

for years the onIy pIace

to get a deIicious

and mouth-watering Krabby Patty.

UntiI today, that is.

That's right, foIks. Long-time owner

Mr. Krabs is opening a new restaurant

caIIed The Krusty Krab 2.

First of aII,

congratuIations, Mr. Krabs.

HeIIo. I Iike money.

What inspired you to buiId

a second Krusty Krab

right next door to the originaI?



It's not fair.

Krabs is being interviewed

by Perch Perkins,

and I've never even had

one customer!

Don't get worked up again, Plankton,

l just mopped the floors.

Oh, Karen, my computer wife,

if onIy I couId have managed to steaI

the secret to Krabs' success,

the formuIa for the Krabby Patty.

Then peopIe wouId Iine up

to eat at my restaurant.

Lord knows I've tried.

I've exhausted every eviI pIan

in my fiIing cabinet...

- ...from A to Y.

- A to Y?

Yeah, A to Y.

You know, the aIphabet.

What about Z?

- Z?

- Z. The letter after Y.

W, X, Y,

Z. PIan Z!

- Here it is, just Iike you said.

- Oh, boy.

It's eviI.

It's diaboIicaI.

It's Iemon-scented.

This PIan Z can't possibIy faiI!

So enjoy today, Mr. Krabs,

because by tomorrow,

I'II have the formuIa.

Then everyone wiII eat

at the Chum Bucket,

and I wiII ruIe the worId!

AII haiI PIankton. AII haiI PIank--!

I'm ready. Promotion.

I'm ready. Promotion.

I think I stepped in something.

Not in something,

on someone, you twit.

Sorry, PIankton.

Are you on your way

to the grand-opening ceremony?

No, I am not on my way over

to the grand-opening ceremony.

I'm busy pIanning to ruIe the worId!

WeII, good Iuck with that.

I'm ready. Promotion.

I'm ready. Promotion.

Stupid kid.

WeIcome. WeIcome, everyone,

to the grand opening

of The Krusty Krab 2.

- We paid $9 for this?

- I paid 1 0.

Now, before we begin

with the ribbon-cutting,

I'd Iike to announce the name

of our new manager.

Yay! Yeah!

Yeah! Now we're taIking! Yeah!

Yes. WeII, anyway...

The new manager is a IoyaI,

hard-working empIoyee.


The obvious choice for the job.

He's right.

A name you aII know.

It starts with an S.

- That's me.

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Stephen Hillenburg

Stephen McDannell Hillenburg (born August 21, 1961) is an American cartoonist, animator, and former marine biologist. He is the creator of the Nickelodeon television series SpongeBob SquarePants (1999–), which he has also directed, produced, and written. It has gone on to become one of the longest-running American television series as well as the highest-rated show ever to air on Nickelodeon. Born in Lawton, Oklahoma and raised in Anaheim, California, Hillenburg became fascinated with the ocean as a child and developed an interest in art. He started his professional career in 1984, instructing marine biology, at the Orange County Marine Institute, where he wrote The Intertidal Zone, an informative comic book about tide-pool animals, which he used to educate his students. In 1989, two years after leaving teaching, Hillenburg enrolled at the California Institute of the Arts to pursue a career in animation. He was later offered a job on the Nickelodeon animated television series Rocko's Modern Life (1993–1996) after his success with short films The Green Beret and Wormholes (both 1992), which he made while studying animation. In 1994, Hillenburg began developing The Intertidal Zone characters and concepts for what became SpongeBob SquarePants. The show premiered in 1999 and has aired since then. He also directed The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004), which he originally intended to be the series finale. However, Nickelodeon wanted to produce more episodes, so Hillenburg resigned as the showrunner. He went back to making short films, with Hollywood Blvd., USA (2013). In 2015, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water premiered; the sequel to the 2004 film, it marked Hillenburg's return to the show, after he co-wrote the story. Besides his two Emmy Awards and six Annie Awards for SpongeBob SquarePants, Hillenburg has also received other recognition, such as an accolade from Heal the Bay for his efforts on elevating marine life awareness, and the Television Animation Award from the National Cartoonists Society. Despite this, he has been involved in public controversies, including one that centered on speculation over the SpongeBob character's intended sexual orientation, and a lawsuit that was filed against him. Hillenburg has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2017, but stated he would continue to work on his show. more…

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