The Spongebob Squarepants Movie, released on November 14, 2004 , is an American live-action animated comedy film. The co-writer, director and producer of the film was Stephen Hillenburg. The live-action sequences of the film were directed by Mark Osborne. The film’s star cast includes Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Mr. Lawrence, Alec Baldwin, David Hasselhoff, Scarlett Johansson and Jeffrey Tambor. The film was produced by Nickelodeon Movies and United Plankton Pictures. The cinematography was done by Jerzy Zielinski and the music was produced by Gregor Narholz.