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These are the best Nickelodeon movies of all time, including trailers, genres, and release dates! Whether these films were either produced and/or distributed by Nickelodeon Movies, this list has them all from Good Burger to The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of the Water. You might remember these movies from childhood or have seen it with your kids. Featuring comedies, action, and animation, Nickelodeon movies have won many awards and grossed nearly $2 billion at the box office. 

Many of Nickelodeon's most popular TV shows have received their own movies, including Rugrats, SpongeBob Squarepants, and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. The children's cable channel network has also produced several original films like Nacho Libre, Rango, and Fun Size. Nickelodeon movies have also featured A-list Hollywood stars such as Johnny Depp, Jack Black, Megan Fox, and Julia Roberts.

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Good Burger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Shaquille O'Neal, Carmen Electra, Linda Cardellini

Released: 1997

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Good Burger is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brian Robbins and starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. The film evolved from the comedy sketch "Good Burger" featured on the ...more

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The Rugrats Movie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Curry, Lenny Kravitz

Released: 1998

Directed by: Norton Virgien, Igor Kovalyov

The Rugrats Movie is a 1998 American animated adventure-comedy film, produced by Paramount Pictures Corporation, and co-produced with Nickelodeon Movies and Klasky Csupo. The film was ...more

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Rugrats in Paris: The Mo... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

Released: 2000

Directed by: Stig Bergqvist, Paul Demeyer

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie is a 2000 American animated comedy-drama film and the sequel to The Rugrats Movie that follows the continuing adventures of the Rugrats. In the film, Chuckie Finster ...more

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Rugrats Go Wild is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Bruce Willis, Tim Curry, Lacey Chabert

Released: 2003

Directed by: Norton Virgien, John Eng

Rugrats Go Wild is a 2003 animated film based on the Nickelodeon animated television series Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys. It is the third Rugrats film in the Rugrats trilogy, and the third ...more

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Rags is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
AxellePetillion added Drake Bell, Keke Palmer, Avan Jogia

Released: 2012

Directed by: Bille Woodruff

Rags is a Nickelodeon Original Movie. It is a musical gender switched inversion of the Cinderella story that stars Keke Palmer, Max Schneider, Drake Bell, Avan Jogia and Nick Cannon. The movie ...more
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The SpongeBob SquarePant... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Alec Baldwin, David Hasselhoff

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mark Osborne, Stephen Hillenbury

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie is a 2004 American animated comedy film based on the Nickelodeon television series, SpongeBob SquarePants. The film was directed by series creator Stephen ...more

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Hotel for Dogs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Emma Roberts, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle

Released: 2009

Directed by: Thor Freudenthal

Hotel for Dogs is a 2009 American family comedy film based on the 1971 Lois Duncan novel of the same name. The film, directed by Thor Freudenthal and adapted by Jeff Lowell, Bob Schooley, and ...more

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Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gary Winick

Charlotte's Web is a 2006 American live-action/computer-animated feature film based on the popular book of the same name by E. B. White. It is directed by Gary Winick and produced by Paramount ...more

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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Geniu... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Patrick Stewart, Martin Short, Laraine Newman

Released: 2001

Directed by: John A. Davis

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is a 2001 American computer-animated comic science fiction film based on a few three-minute animated shorts shown on Nickelodeon between the years 1999-2002, and a ...more

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A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Jason Alexander, Cheryl Hines, Drake Bell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! is a live action television film based on the animated series The Fairly OddParents. It first aired on Nickelodeon in the United States on July 9, 2011 ...more
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The Boy Who Cried Werewo... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Raija-Lisa Toivonen added The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Victoria Justice, Brooke Shields, Brooke D'Orsay

Released: 2010

Directed by: Eric Bross

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf is a 2010 Nickelodeon made-for-television film starring Victoria Justice, Chase Ellison, Matt Winston, Brooke D'Orsay, Steven Grayhm, and Brooke Shields. The ...more
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Lemony Snicket's A Serie... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law

Released: 2004

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate ...more

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Rango is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina

Released: 2011

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy western film directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Verbinski, Graham King and John B. Carls. Rango was a critical and commercial ...more

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The Wild Thornberrys Mov... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry, Lacey Chabert

Released: 2002

Directed by: Cathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath

The Wild Thornberrys Movie is a 2002 American animated adventure comedy-drama film based on the The Wild Thornberrys television series. The film follows Eliza Thornberry on her quest to rescue a ...more

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Hey Arnold!: The Movie ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Christopher Lloyd, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Sorvino

Released: 2002

Directed by: Tuck Tucker

Hey Arnold!: The Movie is a 2002 comedy animated film based on the 1996 Nickelodeon animated television series Hey Arnold!. The film follows Arnold, Gerald, and Helga on a quest to save their ...more
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Yours, Mine and Ours is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Miranda Cosgrove, Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo

Released: 2005

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Yours, Mine & Ours is a 2005 American family comedy film about a family with eighteen children, ranging from 4 year old Ethan, to 18 year old William. Directed by Raja Gosnell, it stars ...more

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Harriet the Spy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Rosie O'Donnell, Michelle Trachtenberg, Danny Glover

Released: 1996

Directed by: Bronwen Hughes

Harriet the Spy is a 1996 film adaptation of the 1964 novel of the same name by Louise Fitzhugh, and starring Michelle Trachtenberg as the title character. This film was directed by Bronwen ...more

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The Spiderwick Chronicle... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, Mary-Louise Parker

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mark Waters

The Spiderwick Chronicles is a 2008 American fantasy adventure film. It is the film adaptation of Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi's bestselling series of the same name. Set in the Spiderwick ...more

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Barnyard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell, Wanda Sykes

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steve Oedekerk

Barnyard is a 2006 American computer-animated family comedy film, produced by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, directed by Steve Oedekerk, and produced by Steve Oedekerk and Paul ...more

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Jinxed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Raphaella Sophia Legaspi Hall added Jinxed Ciara Bravo, Keegan Connor Tracy, Jay Brazeau

Released: 2013

Jinxed is an American fantasy-comedy television film that premiered on Nickelodeon on November 29, 2013. The film stars Ciara Bravo and Jack Griffo. The film was shot entirely in Vancouver, ...more
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The SpongeBob Movie: Spo... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Antonio Banderas, Clancy Brown, Tom Kenny

Released: 2015

Directed by: Paul Tibbitt, Mike Mitchell

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is a 2015 American animated/live action adventure comedy film directed by Paul Tibbitt and Mike Mitchell and based on the Nickelodeon television series ...more

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A Fairly Odd Christmas ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
MariamHabib added Jason Alexander, Cheryl Hines, Drake Bell

Released: 2012

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

A Fairly Odd Christmas is a 2012 television film that is the sequel to the 2011 live-action TV film A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! and the second live-action adaptation of the ...more
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Fun Size is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
Victoria Justice, Chelsea Handler, Jane Levy

Released: 2012

Directed by: Josh Schwartz

Fun Size is a 2012 American Halloween teen comedy film written by Max Werner and directed by Josh Schwartz. It stars Victoria Justice, Jane Levy, Thomas Mann, Chelsea Handler, Thomas McDonell ...more
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Spectacular! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
MiiScHa.x3 added Victoria Justice, Tammin Sursok, Avan Jogia

Released: 2009

Directed by: Robert Iscove

Spectacular! is a 2009 Nickelodeon musical TV-movie. It stars singer Nolan Gerard Funk, Australian singer Tammin Sursok, Zoey 101 and Victorious star Victoria Justice and Simon Curtis with ...more
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Rufus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Movies
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