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Spongebob Squarepants Movie

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
5.56 /10
SpongeBob: Tom Kenny , Dennis: Alec Baldwin
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Directed by: Stephen Hillenburg
Written by: Stephen Hillenburg, Derek Drymon, Tim Hill, Kent Osborne, Aaron Springer and Paul Tibbett

Released: 2004
Origin: US
Colour: C
Length: 90

Bizarrely attacked by the American Christian Right for being pro-gay (it has nothing whatever to say, or even imply, on the issue), this turns out to be a weirdly surreal comedy with occasional, refreshing flashes of wit.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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An underwater quest starring an ambitious sponge and a dopey starfish, it runs out of puff well before its 87 minutes are over; but the dialogue, which owes something to The Simpsons, has a certain barmy splendour. Itís a good bet for boys under 12 and none too painful for accompanying adults.

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