The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)

SpongeBob SquarePants, the world's favorite sea dwelling invertebrate, comes ashore to our world for his most super-heroic adventure yet.(C) Paramount Pictures

Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 2, 2015
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Critic Score
78%
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User Score
59%

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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water won't win over many viewers who aren't fans of the show, but for the converted, it's another colorful burst of manic fun.

Wesley Morris
Grantland

I never know what I want from commercial animated entertainment, but I do know that I like being able to suspect that -- by the standards of the competition -- its makers might be outlaws and lunatics.

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday

Not the most gripping narrative, but the frenetic pace and nonstop gags will please young fans.

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Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

It often feels like a whole lot of episodes strung together.

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Simon Abrams
Village Voice

Business as usual for the irrepressibly cheerful, pineapple-dwelling sea-creature.

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Christy Lemire
RogerEbert.com

"The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" remains true to the surrealism of its animated television roots. But it also tries to force a live-action element which isn't as comfortable a fit as a certain pair of symmetrical trousers.

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Jim Schembri
3AW

A wall-to-wall delight peppered with gags for adults, Spongebob 2 absolutely holds up to a second viewing.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

It's big, loud, choppy, in-your-face, and absolutely, positively glorious.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Even childless (and sober) I still had a pretty good time, and if you like silliness with a sprinkling of surrealism, you will too.

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Lisa Giles-Keddie
HeyUGuys

Bonkers laugh... like a colourful, senses-pounding rush. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water offers far more craziness than David Hasselhoff could in the first film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Markus Robinson
About 50% of this movie is psychedelic, Meta, Adult Swim-esque humor which had me rolling, but had most of the children in my screening staring at the screen… More
KJ Proulx
While I was never an avid viewer, I have always been a fan of the "Spongebob Squarepants" television show, and the first theatrical outing they pulled… More
JY Skacto
Paul Tibbitt knows what to get out of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water. A quick 90 minute journey from Bikini Bottom to the surface is what the story… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Mr. Krabs: Welcome to the apocalypse, Mr. Squidward. I hope you like wearing leather. It is a bit strange to go into detail about a movie such as The… More
Mark Hobin
All things considered, Sponge Out of Water is an entertaining flight of fancy. I couldn't follow the story but then again I don't watch the cartoon.… More
Bradley Wright
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is a silly and hilarious experience at the cinema. I love the cartoon and I didn't know how this would turn out… More