Movies like The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia
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, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Squidward, Sandy, and Plankton need to go on a quest that takes them to the surface. In order to get back the recipe and save their city, the gang must retrieve the book and transform themselves into superheroes.
Style: surreal, humorous, absurd, stylized, not serious, captivating, parody, funny, clever, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, superhero, adventure, time travel, sea, family, pirate, best friends, surrealism, fish out of water, good versus evil, goofy hero, friendship, friends, escapades, disorder, silly humor, heroic mission, giant, heroes, teamwork, fictional city, trippy, anthropomorphic animal, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pacific ocean, usa

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Most similar movies to The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, entertaining and sweet films with plots about adventure, dialogue, redemption, destiny, storytelling, catastrophe and talking animals mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water: SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002), The Smurfs 2 (2013), The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002), We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, sincere, captivating, sitcom ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: best friends, optimism, friendship, fast food, family, anthropomorphic animal, escapades, disorder, goofy hero, surrealism, neighbor, talking animals ...
Time: 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, funny, stylized, not serious, surreal ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, sea, family, friendship, disorder, goofy hero, heroic mission, dishonesty, heroes, race against time, squid, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea
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: funny, feel good, entertaining, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, sea voyage, talking animals, snail, search and rescue, journey, adventure, friends, abduction, deception, unlikely friendships, kindness ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.
Style: not serious, humorous, sweet, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: animals, talking animals, chipmunk, friends, youth, animal life, jungle, adventure, family relations, siblings relations, goofy hero, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2011, 80s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, adult animation, stylized, talky, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, farce, adventure, partners, heroes, goofy hero, disorder, heroic mission, obsession, surrealism, vengeance, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: school, teacher, superhero, invention, professor, hypnosis, battles, secret identity, friend, boy, elementary school, boss ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rocky and Bullwinkle have been living off the finances made from the reruns of their cartoon show. Boris and Natasha somehow manage to crossover into reality and team up with Fearless Leader, an evil criminal turned media mogul with some evil plans ...
Style: humorous, parody, melancholic, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, family, justice, death, vengeance, partners, buddies, leadership, disorder, on the road, satire, farce ...
Place: usa, new york, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a powerful developer named Mr. Scheck wants to knock down all the stores and houses in Arnold's neighborhood to build a huge "mall-plex", it looks likes the neighborhood is doomed to disappear. But with the help of a superhero ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, parody, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: family, adventure, children, childhood, unlikely friendships, multiple storylines, greed, obsession, life philosophy, adaptation, bullying, espionage ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, sweet, entertaining, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens ...
Plot: farce, chase, family, kidnapping, adventure, fantasy world, talking animals, children, rescue, magical power, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, clever, feel good, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, rescue, eccentric family, supernatural, supernatural ability, mischievous children, friendship, heroic mission, escapades, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, london, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, entertaining, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, adventure, friendship, talking animals, escapades, young heroes, rescue, disorder, love, family, animals ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, prehistoric times, year 1993
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Merry Madagascar (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The Zoosters are back in an all-new holiday adventure. When Santa and his reindeer crash onto the island of Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas. Get ready for a sleigh full of laughs in ...
Style: funny, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, amnesia, penguins, talking animals, friendship, escapades, christmas present, disorder, animal life, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, madagascar, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, not serious, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, talking animals, adventure, talking dog, espionage, secret service, vengeance, spy, family, rivalry, good versus evil, cat ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Australia, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, friendship, friends, love and romance, heroes, cinderella story, adventure, talking animals, wizards, cinderella, enormously long battle scene ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, sweet, witty, stylized, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: family, talking animals, animals, friendship, adventure, animal life, unlikely partners, parents and children, pirate, natural disaster, iceberg, friends ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, satirical, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, family, squirrel, talking animals, raccoon, cons and scams, fish out of water, leader, friendship, animal that acts human, turtle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Doug's 1st Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Doug and his pal Skeeter set's out to find the monster of Lucky Duck Lake. Though things get really out of hand when some one blurts out that the monster is real.
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, family, happy ending, friendship, good versus evil, basic training, fish out of water, disorder, best friends, heroes, childhood, multiple storylines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Rugrats Go Wild is a 2003 crossover animated film, with two animated Nickelodeon television series Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys. The film was produced by Klasky Csupo and released in theaters on June 13, 2003 by Paramount Pictures and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, melancholic, colourful ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: island, jungle, adventure, babies and infants, mischievous children, stranded, rescue, young heroes, save the day, friendship, leadership, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one ...
Style: colourful, humorous, funny, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, mentor, rivalry, greed, treasure hunt, twists and turns, creativity, friendship, rescue, pirate ship, ship ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1830s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: humorous, stylized, scary, psychological, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family, king, fantasy world, princess, adventure, steampunk, lone hero, sexualized violence, culture clash, redemption, demon, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sweet, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: toys, disney, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, christmas, talking animals, family, getting home, escapades, dinosaur, superhero ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Shrek Forever After (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: princess, ogre, magical, magic, adventure, time travel, true love, female warrior, imaginary kingdom, midlife crisis, family, dragon ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
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Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, disorder, disney, partners, friends, animals, hunting, animal life, wilderness, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: feel good, colourful, exciting, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, friendship, steampunk, prejudice, young heroes, adaptation, greed, runaway, children, mentor, creativity ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, food, scientist, animals, island, inventor, family, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, save the day, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Shrek the Halls (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: holiday, christmas, family, friendship, escapades, adventure, fish out of water, odd couple, family life, family gatherings, donkey, destiny ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Teacher's Pet (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Spot (Lane) is a dog who can talk and read. Posing as a human, he sneaks into school with his master Leonard (Flemming). Educational adventures ensue
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, witty, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mad scientist, adventure, family, disney, dog, pets, transformation, school, friendship, fish out of water, wish come true, mischievous children ...
Place: florida, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Powerpuff Girls Movie tells the origin story of how the Powerpuff Girls were created and how they came to be the defenders of Townsville. It was the first Hanna-Barbera/Cartoon Network Studios theatrical feature film since 1993's Once Upon ...
Style: humorous, satirical, intense, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, monkey, heroic mission, adventure, fighting crime, young heroes, villain, youth, rescue, rivalry, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, sweet, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, family outing
Plot: circus, talking animals, lion, penguins, animals, zebra, getting home, family, friendship, unlikely friendships, adventure, giraffe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, london, new york, africa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
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Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: funny, humorous, colourful, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: dachshund, animal life, adventure, friendship, talking animals, escapades, creativity, bear, forest, disney, good versus evil, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%