The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is a 2015 American 3D live-action/animated comedy film and the second film adaptation of the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants after 2004's The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. It was directed by Paul Tibbitt in his directorial debut. The film stars Antonio Banderas and features the show's regular voice cast who reprised their roles in the television series and the previous film. The plot follows a pirate named Burger Beard, who steals the secret Krabby Patty formula using a magical book that makes any text written upon it come true. SpongeBob and his friends must travel to the ocean's surface to confront Burger Beard and retrieve the formula.