Movies like The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
 7.1
 84K
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 by his boss, and along with his best pal Patrick, sets out on a treacherous mission to Shell City to reclaim the crown and save Mr. Krab's life.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, stylized, talky, buddy comedy, cult film, 2d animation, weird ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: squid, ocean, friendship, underwater, underwater scene, adventure, disorder, goofy hero, family, fish, megalomaniac, heroes, ocean or sea, danger, heroic mission, dishonesty, race against time, sea, false accusation, mind control, dialogue, quest, gas station, unlikely friendships, best friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, not serious and sweet films with plots about adventure, family, escapades, friendship, friends, disorder and danger mostly in Animation, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), Finding Dory (2016), Paddington (2014), A Fish Tale (2000), Garfield Gets Real (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: best friends, friendship, optimism, imaginary, underwater, underwater scene, goofy hero, ocean or sea, greed, stupidity, ocean, family ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
36%
Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An action epic that explores the origins of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force (better known as Master Shake, Frylock, and Meatwad,) who somehow become pitted in a battle over an immortal piece of exercise equipment.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, adult animation, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mad scientist, adventure, heroic mission, disorder, partners, goofy hero, heroes, surrealism, robot, obsession, cia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 253K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, underwater, adventure, memory loss, animals, fish, friendship, self doubt, computer animation, underwater scene, amnesia, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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 ⇓
32%
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, South Korea, Mexico, Japan, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After SpongeBob's beloved pet snail Gary is snail-napped, he and Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring Gary home.
Style: feel good, entertaining, funny, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: talking animals, friendship, starfish, snail, underwater scene, computer animation, underwater, search and rescue, sea voyage, friends, adventure, journey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 104K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, talking animals, kids and family, children, goofy hero, bear, animals, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 6K
A Fish Tale (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Ireland, Denmark, USA, France, Canada, UK, Spain, Estonia, Latvia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three children accidentally get turned into fish after drinking a potion made by an eccentric scientist. The kids end up in the sea, with one problem. They must find and drink the antidote within 48 hours, or forever remain as fish.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, 2d animation, cult film
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: underwater scene, underwater, mad scientist, transformation, antidote, race against time, laboratory, adventure, survival, rescue, friendship, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Garfield Gets Real (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Garfield is back with a new look. Tired with his routine as a comic strip star, Garfield escapes the page and heads into the "real world." While living the low-key life of a real housecat, he learns his comic will be cancelled if he ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: pets, friendship, mischievous children, danger, disorder, family relations, family life, adventure, rescue, race against time, heroes, real world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 40K
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sweet, entertaining, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: rescue, family, farce, disorder, imaginary, kidnapping, chase, escapades, chases and races, danger, good versus evil, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, clever, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, family, eccentric family, supernatural, supernatural ability, mischievous children, friendship, heroic mission, wildlife, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, london, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 333K
The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.
Style: not serious, humorous, satirical, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: lego, adventure, save the world, creativity, computer animation, friendship, toys, chosen one, prophecy, heroic mission, family, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animals, heroes, save the day, obsessive quest, heroic mission, animal life, partners, friendship, animal, friends, disorder, ecological disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 56K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, prejudice, steampunk, family, danger, escapades, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: victorian, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 456K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: road movie, touching, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, animal life, journey, family, odd couple, caveman, unlikely partners, animals ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: lion, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, orphan, misfit, coming of age, goofy hero ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, global warming, animals, dinosaur, computer animation, iceberg, friendship, creature, ice age, adventure, extinction, mammoth ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, bomb, eccentric family, parents and children, save the day, snow, president, contamination, irresponsible, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, united states, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 5K
Doogal (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, pets, obsessive quest, save the world, heroic mission, disorder, rivalry, goofy hero, escapades, danger, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 21K
Yogi Bear (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: bear, adventure, friendship, save the day, escapades, danger, buddies, disorder, environmental health, endangered species, park, picnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, young heroes, heroes, family, friendship, family relations, disappearance, good versus evil, imaginary, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, dinosaur, adventure, jungle, animal life, computer animation, rescue, birth, friendship, ice age, family, parenthood ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, 2d animation, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, time travel, young heroes, rescue, escapades, disorder, danger, talking animals, heroes, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric, prehistoric times, year 1993 ...
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 11K
Space Chimps (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: chimpanzee, adventure, space travel, save the world, daring rescue, fish out of water, friendship, nasa, danger, race against time, escapades, disorder ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 264K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, goofy hero, danger, warrior, mentor, chosen one, computer animation, family, kung fu ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Dueling cat-and-mouse team Tom and Jerry hit the high seas on a hunt for buried treasure in this pirate adventure. The tale begins when crew member Tom sets sail with an infamous pirate and finds a treasure map along with stowaway Jerry. The furry ...
Style: feel good, exciting, not serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, chase, anthropomorphism, cartoon cat, escapades, rivalry, adventurer, animals, ocean or sea, disorder, treasure hunt, reluctant partners ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Three different stories come to life in this sequel to the hit animated Disney adventure. Explorer Milo Thatch, his new sweetheart, Queen Kida, and the rest of the team are preparing to rebuild the underwater city. But trouble crops up. Harnessing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, enigmatic, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: disney, adventurer, sea monster, heroes, steampunk, atlantis, catastrophe, superhero, pirate, danger, ocean or sea, good versus evil ...
Time: 1910s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Digimon: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The first story focused on Tai and Kari Kamiya four years before their adventure in the Digital World. It shows their first encounter with Digimon and what happened to them (as well as the other children). Tai and Kari wake one morning to find a ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, road movie, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, monster, friendship, heroes, danger, heroic mission, young heroes, rivalry, rescue, androids and robots, technology gone awry ...
Place: usa, colorado, america, new york, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Twice Upon a Time (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two wannabe heroes and their friends must stop a madman from giving everyone nightmares.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, rescue, imaginary, adventure, imaginary kingdom, disorder, heroes, danger, escapades, journey, prankster, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, intense, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, computer animation, airplane, disney, adventure, friends, escapades, danger, friendship, aviation, love ...
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%