All Barbie Movies in Order

Barbie first came onto the scene as a fashion doll in 1959. It has since then been an integral part of the fashion doll market and has enjoyed tremendous success. This led to its expansion into a media franchise in the 1980s that includes more than forty (40) computer-animated Barbie movies released to date.

Barbie films, which were originally aired on Nickelodeon and distributed on home video formats, had Barbie playing the center character. Like the dolls, Barbie movies have also been a huge success, selling over 110 million units worldwide as of 2013.

How Many Barbie Movies are There?

As of October 2022, 41 Barbie movies have been released. The first phase of movies between 2001 and 2009 were mostly adaptations of previous existing stories. In the second phase, from 2010 to 2015, the storylines moved away from classic princess stories to modern themes of music and fashion.

Recently, the storylines in the Barbie movies have explored the main character in different careers. Below is a list of all the Barbie movies in the order in which they were released.

  1. Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
  2. Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)
  3. Barbie of Swan Lake (2003)
  4. Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (2004)
  5. Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
  6. Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus (2005)
  7. Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006)
  8. The Barbie Diaries (2006)
  9. Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006)
  10. Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow (2007)
  11. Barbie as the Island Princess (2007)
  12. Barbie: Mariposa (2008)
  13. Barbie & the Diamond Castle (2008)
  14. Barbie in A Christmas Carol (2008)
  15. Barbie Presents: Thumbelina (2009)
  16. Barbie and the Three Musketeers (2009)
  17. Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010)
  18. Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale (2010)
  19. Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)
  20. Barbie: Princess Charm School (2011)
  21. Barbie: A Perfect Christmas (2011)
  22. Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2 (2012)
  23. Barbie: The Princess & the Popstar (2012)
  24. Barbie in the Pink Shoes (2013)
  25. Barbie: Mariposa & the Fairy Princess (2013)
  26. Barbie & Her Sisters in A Pony Tale (2013)
  27. Barbie: The Pearl Princess (2014)
  28. Barbie and the Secret Door (2014)
  29. Barbie in Princess Power (2015)
  30. Barbie in Rock ‘N Royals (2015)
  31. Barbie & Her Sisters in The Great Puppy Adventure (2015)
  32. Barbie: Spy Squad (2016)
  33. Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016)
  34. Barbie & Her Sisters in A Puppy Chase (2016)
  35. Barbie: Video Game Hero (2017)
  36. Barbie: Dolphin Magic (2017)
  37. Barbie: Princess Adventure (2020)
  38. Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday (2021)
  39. Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams (2021)
  40. Barbie: Mermaid Power (2022)
  41. Barbie: Epic Road Trip (2022)

Complete List of Barbie Movies in Order

Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)

  • Release Date: October 2, 2001
  • Genre: Musical Fantasy
  • Director: Owen Hurley
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Tim Curry, Kirby Morrow, Chantal Strand
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Barbie, who plays a girl named Clara in the movie, is gifted a Nutcracker for Christmas by her aunt. While Clara is asleep, she is attacked by the evil Mouse King, who ends up shrinking her to the size of a doll despite the Nutcracker springing to life to help. Clara is left with no option but to set off on an adventure to find the Sugarplum Princess and break the spell.

Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)

  • Release Date: October 1, 2002
  • Genre: Fairytale
  • Director: Owen Hurley
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Cree Summer, Chantal Strand, Anjelica Huston

The second Barbie movie in the Barbie film series is adapted from the popular German fairytale Rapunzel. It’s about a lost princess named Rapunzel known to have long, beautiful, and radiant hair. Rapunzel, however, lives a horrible life deep in the forest in a big tower with her stepmother Gothel who treats her as a servant. Rapunzel yearns to be free and eventually gets her to wish after discovering a magic paintbrush.

Barbie of Swan Lake (2003)

  • Release Date: September 30, 2003
  • Genre: Fairytale
  • Director: Owen Hurley
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Mark Hildreth, Kelsey Grammer, Kathleen Barr, Nicole Oliver

Barbie of Swan Lake is a loose adaptation of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaïkovsky’s Swan Lake ballet. The story is about a young girl named Odette who follows a beautiful unicorn into the Enchanted Forest. While there, she comes in contact with a magic crystal that tells her she is the only person who can save the forest from the evil wizard, Rothbart.

Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (2004)

  • Release Date: September 28, 2004
  • Genre: Musical Fantasy
  • Director: William Lau
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Mark Hildreth, Alessandro Juliani, Ian James Corlett, Kathleen Barr, Martin Short
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In this Barbie film loosely based on Mark Twain’s 1881 novel, The Prince and the Pauper, Barbie plays both a blonde princess named Anneliese and a brunette pauper named Erika. The paths of the two girls, who look very much alike, cross when Anneliese is captured, and Erika has to pretend to be the princess in order to save her from the evil Preminger. Things further get complicated when the handsome King Dominik falls in love with Erika while mistaking her for Anneliese.

Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)

  • Release Date: March 8, 2005
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
  • Director: Walter P. Martishius
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Lee Tockar, Venus Terzo, Scott McNeil, Lee Tockar

Barbie: Fairytopia, the first Barbie movie to not be an adaptation of previous material, tells the story of Elina, a wingless fairy who is often ridiculed for not having wings but later finds herself on a journey to find Guardian Fairy Azura to help save her home, the enchanted land of Fairytopia.

Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus (2005)

  • Release Date: September 20, 2005
  • Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Adventure
  • Director: Greg Richardson
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Lalainia Lindbjerg, Mark Hildreth

Barbie plays Princess Annika, who has three days to save her parents – the king and queen after they are turned to stone by the evil wizard named Wenlock because she turned down his marriage proposal.

Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006)

  • Release Date: March 14, 2006
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
  • Director: William Lau & Walter P. Martishius
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Alessandro Juliani, Chiara Zanni
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A sequel to the 7th Barbie movie – Barbie: Fairytopia, the story of this film also revolves around Elina, who has to sacrifice her wings as she travels to Mermaidia to save her friend Prince Nalu who was kidnapped by Laverna. Nalu was kidnapped in order to provide information on the whereabouts of a special berry that will make Laverna the most powerful fairy in Fairytopia.

The Barbie Diaries (2006)

  • Release Date: May 9, 2006
  • Genre: Family Film
  • Director: Eric Fogel
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Skye Sweetnam, Sarah Edmondson, Venus Terzo, Matt Hill, Chiara Zanni, Andrew Francis, Maryke Hendrikse, Anna Cummer

Barbie is the typical American teenager going through normal teen problems like falling in love, making new friends, gossiping, and so on. The high school sophomore is embroiled in an ongoing feud with her ex-best friend Raquelle. Things later change in her life after she is given a magic bracelet and everything she has written about in her diary starts to mysteriously come true.

Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006)

  • Release Date: September 19, 2006
  • Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Adventure
  • Director: Greg Richardson
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Nicole Oliver, Kathleen Barr, Chiara Zanni, Ashleigh Ball, Britt McKillip, Christopher Gaze

Loosely based on the German fairy tale “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses features Barbie as Princess Genevieve. She and her eleven dancing princess sisters embark on a journey to a magical world where wishes come true. The sisters later return home and work together to save their father after both his kingdom and life are in danger.

Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow (2007)

  • Release Date: March 13, 2007
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
  • Director: William Lau
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Kathleen Barr
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Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow is the second sequel to Barbie: Fairytopia after Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia. Barbie reprises her role as Elina and goes on another Fairytopia adventure.

Elina and other fairy apprentices go on the annual “Flight of Spring” and try to create the first rainbow of the season using magic. They spend time learning how to do this at the Fairy School at the magnificent Crystal Palace. Before they are able to do this, however, the evil Laverna returns to stop the Flight of Spring and bring ten years of bitter winter to Fairytopia. Elina and her new friends have no option but to put their different talents together in order to defeat Laverna and bring the rainbow to life.

Barbie as the Island Princess (2007)

  • Release Date: September 18, 2007
  • Genre: Musical, Romance, Fantasy, Adventure
  • Director: Greg Richardson
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Christopher Gaze, Susan Roman, Brian Drummond, Steve Marvel

Barbie is an Island Princess named Rosella who can talk and sing with different animals; the red panda Sagi, the peacock Azul, and the baby elephant Tika. She grew up on an island only inhabited by animals after being shipwrecked as a little girl. Rosella is later found by other humans, including Prince Antonio, who takes her back to civilization, and they fall in love.

Barbie: Mariposa (2008)

  • Release Date: February 26, 2008
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
  • Director: Conrad Helten
  • Cast: Chiara Zanni, Nicole Oliver, Kathleen Barr, Erin Mathews

After two sequels to Barbie: Fairytopia, a spin-off titled Barbie: Mariposa was released as the 12th movie in the Barbie film series. The story centers around a butterfly fairy named Mariposa who loves to read and dream about the world outside her home – the land of Flutterfield – which is protected by their queen’s magical lights.

The queen is, however, later poisoned by the evil fairy Henna in order to overtake the kingdom. As the special lights protecting Flutterfield die out, Mariposa teams up with twin sisters Rayna and Rayla to journey beyond the safe borders of the city in search of a hidden antidote that will save the queen and the kingdom.

Barbie & the Diamond Castle (2008)

  • Release Date: September 9, 2008
  • Genre: Musical, Fantasy, Adventure, Friendship
  • Director: Gino Nichelle
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Cassidy Ladden, Maryke Hendrikse, Kathleen Barr, Jeremy From, Noel Johansen
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In this story about friendship and music, Princess Liana (Barbie) and Princess Alexa (Teresa) embark on a dangerous journey to find the mysterious diamond castle in order to save their friend, who is trapped inside an enchanted mirror. On the journey, their friendship is put to the test, but they survive thanks to the power of music and companionship.

Barbie in A Christmas Carol (2008)

  • Release Date: November 4, 2008
  • Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Adventure, Holiday, Family
  • Director: William Lau
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Morwenna Banks, Kathleen Barr

Based on Charles Dickens’s 1843 A Christmas Carol novel, Barbie in A Christmas Carol tells the story of Eden Starling (Barbie), a singing diva living in Victorian London who hates Christmas. Because of her dislike for the season, and despite her childhood friend’s protest of her selfish behavior, Eden plans to make all the theatre performers work on Christmas Day. But just before Christmas, she is taken on a fantastical holiday journey that opens her eyes to the reason for the season.

Barbie Presents: Thumbelina (2009)

  • Release Date: March 17, 2009
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Friendship, Family
  • Director: Conrad Helten
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Anna Cummer

Inspired by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen’s Thumbelina, the 15th Barbie movie centers around a little girl named Thumbelina, who is a Twillerbee and lives in a patch of wildflowers in harmony with nature. After she is uprooted with her two friends in their patch of wildflowers to a lavish apartment in the city, Thumbelina learns about the plan to destroy the land of the Twillerbees. With the magic of nature, she sets out save her home and the environment.

Barbie and the Three Musketeers (2009)

  • Release Date: September 15, 2009
  • Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Comedy
  • Director: William Lau
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Amelia Henderson, Kira Tozer, Willow Johnson, Dorla Bell, Tim Curry, Mark Hildreth
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In the sixteenth installment in the Barbie film series set in France in the 1600s, Barbie plays the role of Corinne, a seventeen-year-old girl who moves to Paris to pursue her dream of becoming a female musketeer. To her greatest surprise, she meets three other girls who have the same dream as her, and so they work together.

Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010)

  • Release Date: March 2, 2010
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Sports, Mystery
  • Director: Adam L. Wood
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Kathleen Barr, Tabitha St. Germain, Nicole Oliver, Emma Pierson, Ciara Janson, Nakia Burrise, Maryke Hendrikse, Garry Chalk

Barbie is Merliah, a surfing champion from Malibu who discovers that she is half-mermaid. She is not just any mermaid but a mermaid princess of Oceania. Merliah goes on to make friends with other mermaids and a dolphin before taking on the challenge of finding three magical ocean items that would help save the Oceania Kingdom and her mother, Calissa, the queen.

Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale (2010)

  • Release Date: September 14, 2010
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Fashion
  • Director: William Lau
  • Cast: Diana Kaarina, Adrian Petriw, Tabitha St. Germain, Patricia Drake, Alexa Devine

Barbie travels to Paris with her French poodle Sequin to visit her Aunt Millicent, who owns a fashion house. Times are, however, very tough for Aunt Millicent, and so she has chosen to close her business. Barbie does not buy that this is the only solution and so takes it upon herself to try to save the business. She teams up with her aunt’s assistant Alice, and they get help from three magical creatures.

Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)

  • Release Date: March 15, 2011
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Friendship
  • Director: William Lau
  • Cast: Diana Kaarina, Britt Irvin, Adrian Petriw, Cassandra Morris, Kate Higgins, Alexandra Carter, Brittney Wilson, Sergio Pollio
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Set in the same universe as Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale, Barbie discovers there are fairies living secretly in the world, of which some include her fashion stylist friends. When Ken is kidnapped by fairies, her fairy friends reveal that they know where he has been taken. She subsequently sets out to find and save Ken with her rival Raquelle before he gets married to a fairy princess and is trapped in a fairy world forever.

Barbie: Princess Charm School (2011)

  • Release Date: September 13, 2011
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Mystery, Education
  • Director: Ezekiel Norton
  • Cast: Diana Kaarina, Morwenna Banks, Nicole Oliver, Brittney Wilson, Ali Liebert, Shannon Chan-Kent, Vincent Tong

Barbie plays the role of Blair Willows, a poor but kind-hearted girl from the kingdom of Gardenia. Blair’s life is suddenly going to change when she wins an annual lottery to attend the prestigious Princess Charm School, where she is taught how to dance, have tea parties, and generally behave like a princess. Along the line, Blair discovers that she is the kingdom’s missing heiress. Royal teacher Dame Devin also becomes aware of this and so does everything in her power to stop her from claiming the throne.

Barbie: A Perfect Christmas (2011)

  • Release Date: November 8, 2011
  • Genre: Musical, Family, Holiday
  • Director: Mark Baldo
  • Cast: Diana Kaarina, Nevada Brandt, Ashlyn Drummond, Lauren Lavoie, Lucia Vecchio

Barbie: A Perfect Christmas is a Christmas holiday film that portrays the true meaning of a perfect Christmas. Barbie and her sisters, Stacie, Skipper, and Chelsea are on their way to New York to visit their Aunt Millie. However, a snowstorm forces their plane to land in a town in Minnesota, far from their final destination. Left with no option of what next to do, they try to make the most of their holiday by putting on a musical performance for their new friends, who showed them wonderful hospitality.

Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2 (2012)

  • Release Date: February 27, 2012
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Sports, Mystery
  • Director: William Lau
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Ashleigh Ball, Nicole Oliver, Kathleen Barr, Tabitha St. Germain
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About a year after the events of the 2010 Barbie in A Mermaid Tale movie, mermaid surfer Merliah Summers goes to Australia to compete in one of the biggest surfing competitions. While fighting to win the competition, her aunty Eris, who was trapped in a whirlpool at the end of the first movie, aims to dethrone her older sister/Merliah’s mother to become queen of Ocean Kingdom. Merliah must now fight to both win the competition and save her kingdom.

Barbie: The Princess & the Popstar (2012)

  • Release Date: September 11, 2012
  • Genre: Musical, Fantasy, Adventure, Friendship, Comedy
  • Director: Ezekiel Norton
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Ashleigh Ball, Lauren Lavoie, Allison Warnyca, Ellie King, Leala Selina, Ashlyn Drummond, Christopher Gaze

In the second Barbie film to be based on Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper (1881) novel, Princess Maribella meets her favorite pop star Keria, and they become very good friends as they discover they have a lot in common. The teenagers later decide to magically swap places, but life as the other person isn’t as easy as they thought it would be. This teaches them to appreciate themselves for who they are.

Barbie in the Pink Shoes (2013)

  • Release Date: February 26, 2013
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Dance
  • Director: Owen Hurley
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Katie Crown, Tabitha St. Germian, Brett Dier, Ali Liebert

Barbie plays the role of a young ballet dancer named Kristyn, who is taken away to a mystical ballet world with her best friend, Hayley after she tries on a pair of sparkly pink shoes. In this new world, Kristyn must defeat an evil Snow Queen by dancing to her favorite ballets.

Barbie: Mariposa & the Fairy Princess (2013)

  • Release Date: August 27, 2013
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Friendship, Comedy
  • Director: William Lau
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Maryke Hendrikse

Barbie: Mariposa & the Fairy Princess is the second spin-off film to Barbie: Fairytopia (2006). In this installment, the main character Mariposa, who is now the royal Ambassador of Flutterfield, is sent to the Crystal Fairies of Shimmervale to broker peace between the two rivals. While Mariposa fails to make a good first impression on the King of Shimmervale, she becomes best friends with his shy daughter, Princess Catania.

Later on, Mariposa is banished from Shimmervale over a misunderstanding. On her way home, she encounters a dark fairy heading to Shimmervale to destroy it. Mariposa opts to return back to help Princess Catania save her fairy land.

Barbie & Her Sisters in a Pony Tale (2013)

  • Release Date: October 22, 2013
  • Genre: Family, Holiday, Adventure, Mystery
  • Director: Kyran Kelly
  • Cast: Ashlyn Drummond, Shannon Chan-Kent, Tabitha St. Germain, Cole Howard
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In the 26th movie in the Barbie film series, Barbie and her sisters Stacie, Chelsea, and Skipper head off to Switzerland for summer break as well as to visit their aunt Marlene who runs a horseback riding academy in the Swiss Alps. The vacation gets off to a rocky start, but each sister soon gets to do what they like, as their visit becomes a truly magical experience. Barbie herself discovers a mysterious wild horse.

Barbie: The Pearl Princess (2014)

  • Release Date: February 15, 2014
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
  • Director: Ezekiel Norton
  • Cast: Ashlyn Drummond, Shannon Chan-Kent, Tabitha St. Germain, Cole Howard

Barbie plays mermaid princess Lumina who has the power to control pearls; she can make them dance and change colors. She is also a talented hairdresser. When the Royal Ball comes around, she attends it and discovers she is the long-lost heiress of the kingdom.

Barbie and the Secret Door (2014)

  • Release Date: August 7, 2014
  • Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Adventure
  • Director: Karen J. Lloyd
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Brittany McDonald, Chanelle Peloso, Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Andrea Libman

Barbie is a young and shy princess named Alexa who enjoys spending time reading books until she accidentally finds a secret door in the royal garden that leads her on an adventure in a magical land filled with magical creatures. Alexa becomes the protector of the land behind the secret door. When the land is under attack from the evil Malucia, who wants its magic power for herself, she stands up for what is right with the help of her newfound friends.

Barbie in Princess Power (2015)

  • Release Date: February 26, 2015
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
  • Director: Ezekiel Norton
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Rebeccas Husain, Britt Irvin, Michael Kopsa, Chelsea Miller, Kira Tozer

After being kissed by a magical butterfly, Princess Kara of Windemere gets superpowers that allow her to fly around and save people. Her cousin Princess Corinne isn’t quite pleased about this and so goes on to find the magical butterfly in order to get the same powers. The duo end up competing against each other until they have no option but to work together in order to save their kingdom when it is under attack.

Barbie in Rock ‘N Royals (2015)

  • Release Date: August 13, 2015
  • Genre: Musical, Comedy, Fantasy
  • Director: Karen J. Lloyd
  • Cast: Kelly Sheridan, Chiara Zanni, Alessandro Juliani, Kira Tozer, Michael Dobson, Shaun Smyth
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Barbie in Rock ‘N Royals follows the lives of Princess Courtney and rock star Erika Juno. The world of Princes Courtney, who is played by Barbie, turns upside down when her life is accidentally swapped with that of Erika. The Princess heads to Camp Pop while the Rock Star goes to Camp Royalty. With no choice but to make the best of their situation as they try to reverse the mistake, the two girls end up finding themselves.

Barbie & Her Sisters in The Great Puppy Adventure (2015)

  • Release Date: October 8, 2015
  • Genre: Mystery, Adventure
  • Director: Andrew Tan
  • Cast: Alyssya Swales, Chelsea Miller, kelly Sheridan, Amelia Shoichet-Stoll

In another film that features Barbie and her sisters, the quartet, this time, heads back to their hometown of Willows, where they go through mementos in their Grandmother’s attic. While doing so, the sisters discover a treasure map. The girls go on a treasure hunt, where they discover that the greatest treasure of all is their friendship.

Barbie: Spy Squad (2016)

  • Release Date: January 15, 2016
  • Genre: Mystery, Adventure
  • Director: Conrad Helten
  • Cast: Alyssya Swales, Jenny Pellicer, Stephanie Sheh, Rebecca Husain, Jonathan Holmes, Erica Lindbeck

Barbie is a talented gymnast who transforms into a secret agent with her friends Teresa and Renee after they are recruited to help track down a cat burglar responsible for a long series of robberies.

Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016)

  • Release Date: August 29, 2016
  • Genre: Space Adventure
  • Director: Andrew Tan
  • Cast: Erica Lindbeck, Robbie Daymond, Kimberly Woods

Barbie is a cosmic princess in a faraway universe with a furry sidekick pet. When the bright stars begin to dim, she travels to a new planet to join a team of heroes to save the stars. On the mission, Barbie discovers more about herself, including that she might just be the leader the universe needs.

Barbie & Her Sisters in A Puppy Chase (2016)

  • Release Date: October 18, 2016
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Director: Conrad Helton
  • Cast: Kazumi Evans, Taylor Dianne, Erica Londbeck, Natasha Calis, Kathleen Barr, Brenda Crinchlow

Barbie and her sisters take their puppies with them as they travel to a tropical island where Chelsea is competing in a dance competition. When the puppies go missing before the competition starts, the sisters have to work together to find them in time so Chelsea can participate in the dance.

Barbie: Video Game Hero (2017)

  • Release Date: January 31, 2017
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Director: Conrad Helten & Ezekiel Norton
  • Cast: Erica Lindbeck, Sienna Bohn, Shannon Chan-Kent, Nesta Cooper, Alyssya Swales
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In the 35th Barbie film, Barbie gets magically pulled into her favorite video game, where she transforms into a roller-skating character. She befriends another roller-skating character in the game, princess Bella, as well as the cloud-shaped pet Cutie. The trio goes ahead to work together to play level after level to defeat an evil emoji trying to take control of the game.

Barbie: Dolphin Magic (2017)

  • Release Date: September 18, 2017
  • Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Comedy
  • Director: Conrad Helten
  • Cast: Erica Lindbeck, Shannon Chan-Kent, Kazumi Evans, Claire Corlett, Ciana Swales, Adrian Petriw

Barbie reunites with her sisters, and the quartet visits Ken at his job researching dolphin in a coral reef. While there, the friends discover a rare rainbow dolphin that visits annually. They get to learn more about dolphins and the reef before making it their mission to save the local reefs and in the process, meet a mermaid.

Barbie: Princess Adventure (2020)

  • Release Date: September 1, 2020
  • Genre: Musical
  • Director: Conrad Helten
  • Cast: America Young, Erica Lindbeck, Kirsten Day, Cassandra Morris, Cassidy Naber, Ritesh Rajan, Greg Chun, Lisa Fuson

When Barbie travels to the country of Floravia to meet Princess Amelia, she discovers that her friend lives a rigid life. The duo, who look very much alike, then come up with a plan to switch places so Amelia can enjoy a week of freedom before her coronation as queen. Things, however, get complicated when Amelia is kidnapped by a rival prince who wants to marry her and rule both his and her kingdom.

Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday (2021)

  • Release Date: April 16, 2021
  • Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
  • Director: Cassandra Mackay (credited as Cassi Simonds)
  • Cast: America Young, Kirsten Day, Cassandra Morris, Cassidy Naber, Laila Berzins, Greg Chun, Lisa Fuson

Barbie’s youngest sister Chelsea is celebrating her 7th birthday, and the entire Roberts family goes on a tropical cruise to celebrate it. Everyone is having a good time until the boat crosses the International Date Line, and Chelsea realizes that her birthday is lost. She then sets out on her own adventure through the enchanted jungle to find a magic gem that would enable her to get her birthday back.

Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams (2021)

  • Release Date: September 1, 2021
  • Genre: Musical
  • Director: Scott Pleydell-Pearce
  • Cast: America Young, Amber May, Kirsten Day, Daniel M.K. Cohen, Cassidy Naber, Ritesh Rajan, Lisa Fuson

Barbie meets another Barbie from Brooklyn when she travels to New York City to attend a performing arts program. The two kick it off immediately and become best friends. Their relationship is later put to the test when they are made to compete against each other for a career-defining singing solo event in Times Square. Along the line, the friends discover that competition is not always about winning but being your best and bringing the best out of others while possibly also sharing the spotlight

Barbie: Mermaid Power (2022)

  • Release Date: September 1, 2022
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Director: Ron Myrick
  • Cast: Johnny Yong Bosch, Tiana Camacho, Kirsten Day, Madelyn Kratzer, Cassidy Naber, Vivian Lu, Melanie Minichino

Barbie and her sisters Skipper, Stacie, and Chelsea, as well as her friend Brooklyn Barbie all turn into mermaids to compete in the underwater world of Pacifica to find out who would be the power keeper. The girls were summoned by Isla, the dolphin from Barbie: Mermaid Power.

Barbie: Epic Road Trip (2022)

  • Release Date: October 25, 2022
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Director: Conrad Helton
  • Cast: America Young, Tatiana Varria, Kirsten Day, Cassidy Naber, Ritesh Rajan, Nicolas Roye

Expanding on the storyline in Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams, Barbie and her friend/namesake from Brooklyn go on a cross-country trip with Skipper and Ken. Using an app developed by Skipper for helping rescue dogs find new homes, the friends embark on a mission to unite pets with owners, but things do not go as planned.

Chizzy Onukogu
Chizitere is a writer and editor with over five years of experience in producing articles on various subjects. My writings have been published on multiple websites and publications

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