The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run is a 2020 American live-action/computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. It is the first film in the franchise to be fully animated in stylized CGI rather than traditional 2D animation. The plot follows the origin of how SpongeBob met Gary the Snail, and SpongeBob's quest to rescue him after he is kidnapped.
- Directed by Tim Hill. Produced by Ryan Harris. Screenplay by Tim Hill and Michael Kvamme.
- [from a Superbowl TV spot]
- Mr. Krabs: The commercials in this game are really expensive, SpongeBob.
- Squidward: [scoffing] It's just the pre-game.
- Mr. Krabs: You've got 26 seconds to tell me everything in this movie.
- SpongeBob: [saluting] Sir, yes sir! There's fast cars, flashbacks, Snoop Dogg...
- [a crowd of fish gasps]
- SpongeBob: ... robots...
- [SpongeBob rips his pants and gets excited]
- SpongeBob: ... a wise sage...
- Sage: Hello!
- SpongeBob: ...churros...
- SpongeBob and Patrick: [losing focus] Ohhh...
- SpongeBob: ...the only thing missing is Gary.
- [SpongeBob is screaming out in the open with lightning strikes in the background]
- SpongeBob: GARY!
- Patrick: Let's go find him!
- SpongeBob: Do I smell a road trip?
- Patrick: That could be my breath!
- [the title appears and read by the commercial's narrator]
- Mr. Krabs: Eh, that was money well spent!
- [the Super Bowl spot ends]
- A Huge Journey to Find a Tiny Friend.
- They're not in Bikini Bottom anymore.
- This movie is going to be a total trip.