The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

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The SpongeBob Movie:
Sponge on the Run
Directed byTim Hill
Screenplay byTim Hill
Story by
Based onSpongeBob SquarePants
by Stephen Hillenburg
Produced byRyan Harris
CinematographyPeter Lyons Collister
Edited byMichael W. Andrews[1]
Music by
Distributed by
Release dates
  • August 14, 2020 (2020-08-14) (Canada)
  • March 4, 2021 (2021-03-04) (United States)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$60 million
Box office$4.8 million[3][4]

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run is a 2020 American computer animated/live action comedy-adventure movie based on Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants. The movie was shown in theaters on August 14, 2020 in Canada and on Netflix in other countries due to pandemic.[5] It was released online and on CBS All Access in the United States in March 4, 2021.[6]

The film was positively welcomed from both audience, fans and film critics which praised its story, characters, animation, humor, heart, character development, Hans Zimmer's musical score and the songs with many calling it an improvement over its predecessor.

Story[change | change source]

SpongeBob (Tom Kenny) and Patrick (Bill Fagerbakke) go on a mission to find Gary the Snail (Kenny again), who was "snailnapped" (kidnapped) by Poseidon.

Cast[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run". Tribeca Film Festival. Archived from the original on December 4, 2020. Retrieved November 30, 2020.
  2. Jill Goldsmith (July 22, 2020). "THR Parent Valence Media Rebrands As MRC". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 19, 2020.
  3. "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved March 4, 2021.
  4. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run. The Numbers. Nash Information Services, LLC. Retrieved March 4, 2021.
  5. Holmes, Adam (July 31, 2020). "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run Is Still Heading To Theaters, But Not How You'd Think". CinemaBlend. Retrieved July 31, 2020.
  6. Rebecca Rubin (June 22, 2020). "SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run Skipping Theaters to Launch On Demand and CBS All Access (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved June 22, 2020.