Barbie movies are a huge part of your childhood, with magical themes and fantasy settings ranging from princesses, and ballerinas to mermaids that you wish you could become.
Barbie movies are iconic, with beautiful sparkling gowns that Barbie and her friends are always wearing, catchy songs, along with Barbie’s animal companions that we envy.
Taking a trip down memory lane, here are the top 5 Barbie movies you should watch!
Barbie as the Princess and Pauper (2004)
Barbie stars as Princess Anneliese who meets a poor villager girl named Erika – who looks exactly like her. After their fated encounter, Princess Anneliese gets kidnapped by the Preminger, who aims to marry her to become King. From there, it’s up to Erika to disguise as Princess Anneliese and attempt to save her.
Barbie of Swan Lake (2003)
Barbie of Swan Lake released in 2003 was based on Tchaikovsky’s ballet and features Barbie as Princess Odette. With amazing ballet costumes with ethereal feathers and sparkles, we get to watch beautiful dances and not to mention a purple magical unicorn!
Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus (2005)
Instead of ballet, this Barbie movie focuses on Princess Annika and her beautiful ice skating. Princess Annika befriends a pinkish-purple Pegasus named Brietta to defeat an evil warlock who cast a cursed spell over Cloud Kingdom.
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006)
As Princess Genevieve’s father falls ill, her strict and traditional cousin – Duchess Rowena takes control of the castle. However, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters come across a magical entrance that leads them into a magical world where they can dance freely.
Barbie as Rapunzel
Based on the classic story of Rapunzel, Barbie who plays Rapunzel gets kidnapped and locked in a high tower that is guarded by a purple dragon named Hugo who serves under the evil witch, Gothel, who kidnapped her.