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Barbie Movie List: 20 Barbie Movies You Must Definitely Watch

by Rita Quisenberry
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The life, adventures, and different personas of Barbara Millicent Roberts, aka Barbie, never fail to entertain. This doll has been part of many childhoods, especially of little girls. And apart from playing dress-up, it’s her movies that have captivated young audiences for years!

Whether you want to introduce your kid to the iconic Barbie or simply want to reminisce about Barbie’s adventures with her sisters Skipper, Stacie, and Chelsea, here is an ultimate Barbie movies list you can refer to.

#1. Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)

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Relayed by Barbie’s sister, Kelly, who is struggling with her ballet solo and anxieties of being on stage, this move sees Barbie take on the role of Clara.

As we watch Barbie defeat the evil Mouse King with her courage, innovative wit, and kindness, the movie reinforces that anything is possible. A Christmas classic if there ever was one!

#2. Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)

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Barbie takes on the role of the ever-famous maiden with long, golden hair trapped in the tower of a witch, guarded by a dragon.

By discovering a secret tunnel, Rapunzel escapes to the real world to experience freedom with her friends Hobie and Penelope, while discovering a chance to fall in love with a handsome prince.

#3. Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (2004)

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This is a Barbie version of Mark Twain’s Prince and the Pauper.

Barbie takes on dual roles of a princess named Anneliese and a simple village girl named Erika, both of whom look alike. But when Princess Anneliese gets captured, it’s up to Erika to save her!

#4. Barbie Fairytopia (2005)

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Barbie plays Elina, a wingless flower fairy who needs to find Azura, the Guardian Fairy, to stop the evil Laverna from weakening and destroying all the flying creatures of Fairytopia’s Magic Meadow!

#5. The Barbie Diaries (2006)

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Barbie wishes for an exciting new year at high school with her friends Courtney, Kevin, and Tia. And thanks to a charm bracelet and extraordinary diary, Barbie gets her wish! The more she becomes her true self, the more good things unfold for her.

#6. Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006)

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Barbie is Princess Genevieve, a high-spirited daughter of King Randolph. She and her eleven sisters dance their hearts away to adventure upon discovering a hidden entrance that leads to a magical world!

#7. Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow (2007)

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Barbie takes on the role of Elina as she goes to a fairy school to learn dance and become more familiar with fairy magic.

Unfortunately, there’s a threat against the fairyland as the evil Laverna wants to take over Fairytopia.

#8. Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008)

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Barbie and her best friend Teresa teach Stacie a valuable lesson about friendship through a musical fairy tale about two peasant girls — Alexa and Liana. These two girls, armed with a magic mirror and their support for each other, successfully save Diamond Castle and stop evil from ending music from being played.

#9. Barbie in a Christmas Carol (2008)

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When Barbie’s sister Kelly loses any interest in Christmas, Barbie recounts the tale of Eden Starling — a glamorous and spoiled diva who hates everything about Christmas. But all of that changes when three Christmas spirits visit her!

This is the Barbie adaptation of Dickens’ Christmas Carol where Eden, too, experiences a change of heart after realizing the true meaning of Christmas.

#10. Barbie Thumbelina (2009)

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Barbie takes on the classics with this movie as she shares the story of Thumbelina, a minuscule girl living among the tiny and magical Twillerbees in a field of wildflowers.

After being plucked from her home, Thumbelina realizes that her beloved fields are going to be converted into factories. Despite being itsy bitsy, Thumbelina accepts the challenge and saves the Twillerbees.

#11. Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)

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Barbie gets plenty of surprises in this movie! Ken is whisked away by fairies and Barbie finds out that two of her assistants are fairies — it’s a lot to take.

But Barbie and her long rival Raquelle set off to find Ken against all odds, and learn that friendship is one of the most potent forms of magic.

#12. Barbie in The Pink Shoes (2013)

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The power of dancing and friendship proves to be more powerful than the Snow Queen in this Barbie movie.

Thanks to a pair of glittery ballet shoes, ballerinas Kristyn and Hailey are transported to a magical world. Ballet will serve as their redemption to get home and make their dreams come true.

#13. Barbie Mariposa and the Fairy Princess (2013)

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Mariposa is chosen as Flutterfield’s royal ambassador and is sent to Shimmervale in the hopes of making peace with the Crystal Fairies.

After learning that Shimmervale is in danger, Mariposa works with Princess Catania to finally achieve peace and bring the two fairy nations closer together.

#14. Barbie And Her Sisters in a Pony Tale (2013)

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Together with her siblings, Barbie goes vacationing in the gorgeous Alps! Due to her love for horses, Barbie plans to bring exceptional horseback with her to Malibu.

But she gets more than she bargained for when she meets the horse of her dreams — in the most unlikely circumstances.

#15. Barbie and The Secret Door (2014)

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Shy Princess Alexa finds a secret door in the palace gardens to a world of magical creatures.

With Romy, the mermaid, and Nori, the fairy, Alexa discovers her magical powers and uses them to stop the tenacious Malucia from taking everyone’s magic.

#16. Barbie in Princess Power (2015)

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Barbie plays the role of Kara, a girl who obtained magical powers after being kissed by a magical butterfly. This power allows her to transform into “Super Sparkle,” her crime-fighting alter ego.

But everyone isn’t as thrilled with her superpowers. Kara has to deal with her jealous cousin who gains evil powers to outpower Kara.

#17. Barbie and Her Sisters in The Great Puppy Adventure (2015)

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Barbie and her sisters get new puppies and embark on a treasure hunt while visiting their grandmother in Wisconsin.

While they struggle to find a hidden treasure, the girls discover what real treasure is — love and dedication to family.

#18. Barbie Dreamtopia (2016)

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Starring Chelsea, Barbie, and Honey, the trio goes on a series of adventures in Dreamtopia. It’s Chelsea’s make-believe land where they can eat everything, swim with tiny fairies in rainbow fairies, and fly with fairies across cotton candy clouds.

#19. Barbie Video Game Hero (2017)

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Power up with superhero Barbie! In this movie, Barbie plays an intelligent coder who gets transported inside her favorite video game.

She becomes a roller-skating hero who overcomes plenty of bumps and falls, but she levels up and saves the day with her quick thinking, teamwork, and creative solutions.

#20. Barbie Dolphin Magic (2017)

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In this underwater adventure, Barbie and her siblings visit Ken on his summer marine biology internship. They soon discover that the oceans hold magical surprises.

Barbie and her sisters befriend a mermaid and save rainbow-colored dolphins from being sold!

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