Movies and TV shows like SpongeBob SquarePants

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SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)
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SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Deep down in the Pacific Ocean in the subterranean city of Bikini Bottom lives a square yellow sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants. SpongeBob lives in a pineapple with his pet snail, Gary, loves his job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab, and has a knack for getting into all kinds of trouble without really trying. When he's not getting on the nerves of his cranky next door neighbor Squidward, SpongeBob can usually be found smack in the middle of all sorts of strange situations with his best buddy, the simple yet lovable starfish, Patrick, or his thrill-seeking surfer-girl squirrel pal, Sandy Cheeks.
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, sincere, captivating, absurd, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: best friends, friendship, optimism, imaginary, underwater, underwater scene, goofy hero, ocean or sea, ocean, greed, stupidity, family, escapades, disorder, surrealism, success, neighbor, restaurant, dimwit, jellyfish, fish, talking animals, friends, evil, geek ...
Time: 90s, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to SpongeBob SquarePants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, feel good and captivating films and TV series with plots about friends, friendship, disorder, family, escapades, surrealism and best friends mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like SpongeBob SquarePants: Hey Arnold! (1996), Regular Show (2009), The Amazing World of Gumball (2011), Jimmy Two-Shoes (2009), The Looney Tunes Show (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Burger Beard is a pirate who is in search of the final page of a magical book that makes any evil plan he writes in it come true, which happens to be the Krabby Patty secret formula. When the entire city of Bikini Bottom is put in danger, SpongeBob, ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, superhero, underwater scene, underwater, fish out of water, ocean, best friends, talking animals, good versus evil, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pacific ocean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hey Arnold! (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, grandparent and grandchild, adventure, youth, everyday life, mischievous children, elementary school, boy, friends, best friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy, Mexico, Australia, UK, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: squid, ocean, friendship, underwater scene, underwater, adventure, goofy hero, disorder, family, megalomaniac, fish, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Regular Show (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a Blue Jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby —both ...
Style: not serious, humorous, retro, sitcom, absurd
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, park, partners, escapades, disorder, coworker, boss, irresponsible, workplace, time travel, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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SpongeBob SquarePants: Sea Side Story (2017)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bikini Bottom's baddest gang, the Sharks, just got a new member! But can SpongeBob prove that he isn't as square as he looks when they face their rivals, the Pods? Soak up the action and 7 more tales of nautical nonsense, including ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, 2d animation, sincere
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: animal that acts human, sea creature, disorder, absurdism, city, creature, best friends, stupidity, anthropomorphic animal, fictional city, friendship, fish ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, odd, mad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, eccentric family, family, family life, friends, anthropomorphic animal, teenage life, social relations, cat, family relations, suburban life, youth ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Jimmy Two-Shoes (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jimmy Two-Shoes is a Canadian animated television series that aired on Disney XD in the United Kingdom and in the USA, and Teletoon in Canada. The series were centered around the exploits of the happy-go-lucky titular character Jimmy, who lives in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, optimism, family, youth, best friends, mischievous children, escapades, small town life, rivalry, disorder, imaginary kingdom, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Looney Tunes Show (2011)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Looney Tunes Show is an American animated sitcom which premiered May 3, 2011 on Cartoon Network. The show features characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoons updated for the 21st century. It is produced by Warner ...
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cartoon duck, coyote, friendship, suburbs, neighbor, bugs bunny, resourceful, goofy hero, escapades, dimwit, buddies, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Fairly OddParents (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around Timmy Turner, a 10-year old boy who is granted two fairy godparents named Cosmo and Wanda. The series started out as ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, odd, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, wish come true, mischievous children, family relations, godparent, desire, imaginary, friends, parents and children, young heroes, escapades, family ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Garfield and Friends (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The animated stories of Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into. And also Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with his fellow farm animals.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: cartoon dog, cartoon cat, goofy hero, friends, friendship, countryside, pets, cat, anthropomorphic animal, animal life, slacker, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brandy & Mr. Whiskers is an American animated television series about a pampered yet spunky dog and a hyperactive rabbit who get stuck in the Amazon Rainforest together. The show originally aired from August 2004 to August 2006. It was televised ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: odd couple, goofy hero, best friends, fish out of water, survival, jungle, disorder, lifestyle, snobbism, cartoon dog, animal life, cartoon rabbit ...
Time: 2000s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Care Bears Family (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Care Bears live in a faraway place up in the clouds called Care-a-Lot. They travel around the world on Missions in Caring, whilst evil villains such as Professor Coldheart and Lord No Heart, try to thwart their plans.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, family, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, rivalry, youth, imaginary, disorder, imaginary kingdom, friendship ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Pink Panther Show (1969)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Pink Panther Show is a showcase of cartoon shorts produced by David H. DePatie and Friz Freleng between 1969 and 1979, starring the animated Pink Panther character from the opening credits of the live-action films. The series was produced by ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cat, panther, comedy of errors, goofy hero, crimes, inspector, uninhibited rivalry, clumsiness, opponent, ruse, bully, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Angry Beavers (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Angry Beavers is an American animated television series created by Mitch Schauer for the Nickelodeon channel. The series revolves around Daggett and Norbert Beaver, two young beaver brothers who have left their home to become bachelors in the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, surreal, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: beaver, friendship, escapades, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, family relations, in the woods, when the parents are away, friends, dark humor, danger, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Snorks (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Belgium, France, Philippines, Taiwan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Snorks is an animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera which ran on NBC from September 15, 1984, to May 13, 1989. Although not as popular as the animated series The Smurfs, the program continued to be available in syndication from ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: underwater, underwater scene, family, imaginary kingdom, friendship, friends, animal life, ocean or sea, imaginary, best friends, escapades, ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Harvey Beaks (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A mild-mannered young bird and his best friends, a pair of rambunctious siblings called Fee and Foo, seek adventure and mischief in the magical forest that they call home.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, forest, friendship, adventure, best friends, disorder, youth, mischievous children, escapades, anthropomorphism, family relations, in the woods ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Yogi Bear Show (1961)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Yogi, a smooth, talkative forest bear looks to raid park goers picnic baskets, while Park Ranger Smith tries to stop him.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: family, escapades, friendship, animal life, friends, disorder, in the woods, adventure, buddies, best friends, park ranger, bear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tiny Toon Adventures (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Tiny Toon Adventures, is an American animated comedy television series produced by Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation and was broadcast from September 14, 1990 through May 28, 1995. It follows the adventures of a group of young cartoon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sitcom, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: coyote, adventure, silly humor, family relations, disorder, power relations, friends, success, escapades, partners, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rocko's Modern Life (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Taiwan, China, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rocko's Modern Life is an American animated series created by Joe Murray. The show aired for four seasons between 1993 and 1996 on Nickelodeon. Rocko's Modern Life is based around the surreal, parodic adventures of an anthropomorphic, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, surreal, adult animation ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, immigrants, neighbor, friendship, cartoon wolf, dog, friends, acceptance, powerful corporation, dimwit, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Adventure Time (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Told in eight parts, Islands tells the story of Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong leaving Ooo and traveling across the ocean to solve the mystery of Finn's past. During their trip, they unlock secrets, encounter various creatures, make new ...
Style: humorous, exciting, surreal, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friends, adventure, talking animals, princess, creature, imaginary, buddies, young heroes, best friends, escapades, monster ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it's up to Stuart and a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: danger, young heroes, partners, getting home, disorder, friends, best friends, escapades, adventure, family life, heroic mission, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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CatDog (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: CatDog is an American animated television series created for Nickelodeon by Peter Hannan. The series depicts the life of conjoined brothers, with one half being a cat and the other a dog. Nickelodeon produced the series from Burbank, California. The ...
Style: humorous, stylized, colourful, feel good, touching ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: misfit, animal life, siamese twins, friends, anthropomorphism, cartoon cat, escapades, cartoon dog, animal that acts human, surrealism, cat, outcast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rugrats (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon. The show focuses on a group of toddlers, most prominently Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, and Angelica, and their day-to-day ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, cousin cousin relationship, mischievous children, twins, family, popularity, parents and children, siblings relations, little girl, babies and infants, precocious child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fish Hooks (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fish Hooks is an American animated television series created by Noah Z. Jones . Twenty-one episodes were ordered for the first season. It premiered on September 24, 2010. An 11-minute preview was shown on September 3, 2010, following the Disney ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: youth, high school life, high school, friendship, best friends, friends, fish, animal life, goofy hero, love and romance, store, absurd humor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pink Panther and Pals (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Jordan
TV show
Story: Pink Panther and Pals is an animated television
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, nothing goes right, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, goofy hero, escapades, family, adventure, friendship, chases and races, comedy of errors, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Finn and Jake are headed back to the Land of Ooo.
Style: exciting, humorous, sweet, 2d animation, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, villain, magic, super strength, robot, adventurer, monster, escapades, young heroes, imaginary, adventure, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Casper's Scare School (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA, India
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Casper's Scare School is an animated series based on the computer film of the same name starring Casper the Friendly Ghost. The series aired on Cartoon Network October 5, 2009. The second season commissioned in October 5, 2012 with a new ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, 3d animation
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, school, computer animation, supernatural, young heroes, friendship, mischievous children, teaching the ways of the world, family, disorder, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Adventures of Chuck and Friends (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Chuck and Friends is a television series which airs in the U.S. on The Hub's daily HubBub block, as well as Saturday mornings on The CW as part of the Vortexx block. The show is being produced in collaboration by Toronto ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: friendship, best friends, friends, escapades, imaginary, truck, computer animation, car, adventure, rally, desert, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Mr. Men Show (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Mr. Men Show was an animated television series based on the original Mr. Men and Little Miss books created in the 1970s, 80s and 90s by British author Roger Hargreaves and his son Adam Hargreaves. Adapted from the published source material into ...
Style: not serious, humorous, 2d animation, light, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, family, friends, social relations, disorder, farce
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 12K
Chowder (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Chowder is an American animated television series created by C.H. Greenblatt for Cartoon Network. The series follows an aspiring young chef named Chowder and his day-to-day adventures as an apprentice in Mung Daal's catering company. Although ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chef, monster, cooking and food, friends, workplace, teachers and students, staff, surrealism, adventure, fantasy world, friendship, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%