The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

2015 film directed by Paul Tibbitt and Mike Mitchell

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (also known as The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2: Sponge Out of Water) is a 2015 American 3D animated/live action superhero comedy movie based on Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants television series. It is preceded by The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. It was produced by Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Animation, and was distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was released theatrically on February 6, 2015.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
Directed byPaul Tibbitt (animation)[1]
Mike Mitchell (live action)[2]
Written byJonathan Aibel
Glenn Berger
Based onSpongeBob SquarePants
by Stephen Hillenburg
Produced byMary Parent
CinematographyPhil Méheux
Edited byDavid Ian Salter
Music byJohn Debney
Nickelodeon Movies
Paramount Animation
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
  • January 28, 2015 (2015-01-28)

  • February 6, 2015 (2015-02-06)
(United States)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$74 million
Box office$315.9 million

The movie released February 6, 2015 on HD Digital. It was nominated in the 2015 Kids' Choice Awards for "Favorite Animated Movie", but lost to Disney's 54th feature film Big Hero 6.

A diabolical pirate named Burger Beard (Antonio Banderas) above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula. SpongeBob (Tom Kenny), Patrick (Bill Fagerbakke), Mr. Krabs (Clancy Brown), Sandy (Carolyn Lawrence) and Squidward (Rodger Bumpass) must team up with Plankton (Mr. Lawrence) in order to get it back unbounce.

The seagulls' voices are provided by Tim Conway, Rick Gomez, Jess Harnell, Tara Strong, Maile Flanagan, Melissa Disney, Nika Futterman, Pamela Adlon, Kevin Michael Richardson, Russi Taylor, Billy West, Rob Paulsen, Carlos Alazraqui, Eddie Deezen, John Kassir, Cree Summer, April Stewart, Nolan North, and Eric Bauza.


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  2. "Mike Mitchell to Direct DreamWorks 'Trolls' Movie". 28 May 2013.
  3. "Paramount Dates 'Spongebob Squarepants 2,' 'Monster Trucks' for 2015". The Hollywood Reporter. 2013-01-08. Retrieved 2013-08-02.

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