Barbie movies are great fun for kids. They also provide them with valuable lessons. Barbie has always been a role model for girls everywhere. She inspires young women to dream big and follow their dreams. In addition, she teaches children about friendship, teamwork, and self-confidence.
If you want to teach your child some important life skills, then watch these best Barbie movies lists.
Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams (2021)
Barbie Big City Big Dreams is a musical comedy adventure featuring the world’s most famous fashion doll. In it, Barbie goes to New York City to audition for one of the world's most outstanding performing arts programs. But she doesn’t know anyone there, and her confidence wavers. Luckily, she meets Brooklyn Barbie, who encourages her to follow her dreams. Together, they make the team and compete against each other to win the talent contest.
Barbie: Chelsea & The Lost Birthday (2021)
Barbie Chelsea & The Lost Birthday celebrates the life of one of Barbie's most beloved friends -- Chelsea. In this special episode, Barbie goes on a tropical cruise with her best friend, Chelsea, for her seventh birthday. But when the boat crosses the International date line, Chelsea thinks she missed her birthday! To make things even worse, Barbie's favorite teddy bear disappears during the trip. With help from her family and some magical gems, Chelsea sets off on a jungle adventure to find him.
Barbie: Princess Adventure (2020)
Barbie and her friends are excited to go to Floravia to meet Princess Amelie. But while she’s there, it turns out that she isn't really ready to become queen. So Barbie decides to help her friend take over the throne. Together, they hatch a scheme to swap places. Will Barbie ever learn how to keep a secret?
Barbie Dolphin Magic (2017)
Barbie and her sisters are invited to spend the summer at Ken’s family vacation home in Florida. There, she meets Ken’s coworkers, including one named Dr. Jules. He teaches Ken about marine biology and explains why the ocean is important for humans. This inspires Ken to start researching dolphin life at a nearby Coral Reef.
While there, Barbie discovers a group of rare Rainbow Dolphins that come every year to the area. She learns about how fragile the reef is and makes it her mission to help save the local reefs. In the end, she helps bring the dolphins back to their natural habitat.
Barbie: Video Game Hero (2017)
Barbie is magically transported into her favorite video game and becomes a roller skating hero. She meets a new friend named Bella who is a roller-skating princess. Together, they play level after level to defeat the evil emoji trying to take control of the game. Barbie: Video Game Heroe stars Bridget Marquardt, Elizabeth Gillies, and Lacey Chabert.
Barbie & Her Sisters in A Puppy Chase (2016)
Barbie and her friends are invited on a summer vacation on a tropical island where she meets Chelsea, her best friend. They go there together with their puppies and enjoy themselves while preparing for the dance contest. One day, during the trip, the dogs run away. While trying to find them, Barbie and Chelsea meet a horse race and decide to enter it. After winning the race, they realize that they don't know how to ride horses. Then they learn that they could win the dance contest too if they practice hard enough.
Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016)
Barbie Star Light Adventure is a Space Adventure game based on one of Mattel’s most iconic toys – Barbie. This interactive storybook features Barbie flying through space on her Hoverboard with her furry sidekicks Puppycorn and Doggie. When one day the bright stars start to dim and flicker, Barbie must fly to a new planet to reunite with a team of heroes and help save the twinkling starlight. Can Barbie listen to her heart and follow her instinct? Will she find the courage to become a hero? Find out in Barbie Star Light Adventure.
Barbie: Spy Squad (2016)
Barbie Spy Squad is a Barbie film about ordinary friends working together. To help her best friend, Teresa, become a better spy, she recruits her into the Barbie Spy Squad. Together, they work together to solve cases and save the day. They use their unique talents to outsmart criminals and foil evil schemes.
Teresa is a talented gymnast, while Renee is a skilled artist. When Teresa gets caught up in a case involving a jewel thief, she enlists the girls' help. Together, they discover clues and use their extraordinary skills to track down the criminal.
Barbie & Her Sisters in The Great Puppy Adventure (2015)
Barbie & Her Sisters In TheGreat Puppy Adventure is a story about mystery and adventure. Barbie and her four best friends are heading home to their hometown of Willow Creek, California. They're excited because it's been a long time since they've seen their adorable puppy cousins. But when they arrive, they find their grandmother's house empty. Their parents must be away on vacation. So the girls decide to spend some quality time together while exploring the old house. While looking around, they stumble upon a mysterious treasure map. And soon they learn there's a secret behind the map--a secret that could change everything.
Barbie in Rock ‘N Royals (2015)
Barbie in Rock 'n' Royals is a 2015 American computer-animated musical comedy film produced by Mattel Media Productions and distributed by 20th Century Fox. The film stars Kelly Sheridan as Princess Courtney, Elizabeth Gillies as Erika Juno, and Danneel Harris as Abby. It is directed by Chris McKay and written by David Ronn & John O'Farrell.
The story follows princesses Courtney and Erika who are mistaken for royalty and sent to the opposite camp. There, they meet Abby, another girl who is mistakenly sent to the wrong camp. Together, the four girls learn how to live life as royals while trying to figure out what happened to them.
Barbie in Princess Power (2015)
Barbie in Princess Power is a fun animated film about a girl named Kara Zor-El, who discovers she has special powers and must use them to save the world. She gets to be friends with a princess and play dress-up.
The movie stars Anna Faris as Kara, Queen Latifah as Aunt Lena, Matt Damon as Uncle Phil, Will Arnett as Grandpa Jax, Maya Rudolph as Cousin Daria, and Chris Pine as Alex Danvers/Superman.
Barbie and the Secret Door (2014)
Barbie and the Secret Door tells the story of a young girl named Alexa whose life changes forever when she discovers a mysterious door in her family's garden. When she opens it, she enters a world full of wonder and excitement where she learns many exciting things. She meets friends and enemies alike, including a handsome prince who turns out to be a villain. But while she tries to solve the mystery of the door, she begins to learn important lessons about friendship, bravery, and self-confidence.
Barbie: The Pearl Princess (2014)
Barbie The Pearl Princess, a young girl named Ariel meets the magical sea creature Lumina, who turns out to be a mermaid with the power to bring pearls to life. After Lumina helps Ariel find the pearl she needs to save her father’s kingdom, Ariel discovers Lumina’s secret — she’s actually a princess, just like her. Together, they must learn how to work together to defeat the evil Queen Aleta and restore peace to Ariel’s home.
Barbie & Her Sisters in A Pony Tale (2013)
Barbie and her sisters are ready for a summer vacation. But where do you go when there's no place like home? Barbie heads to Switzerland with her best friend, Stacie, to attend a horsemanship camp. There, she meets some amazing horses, including one named Bluebell. When Bluebell escapes, Barbie must track her down and return her safely to the stable.
Barbie: Mariposa & the Fairy Princess (2013)
Barbie Mariposa and The Fairies tells the story of a young girl named Mariposa who goes on a journey to find out what it really takes to become a princess. Along the way, she meets many different fairies and learns how important friendships are. When she arrives at the palace, she discovers that there is much more to being a princess than just having beautiful clothes and fancy hairstyles.
Barbie in the Pink Shoes (2013)
Barbie in the Pink Shoes is one of the most popular movies starring Barbie. This 2013 animated film tells the story of a young girl named Kristyn who lives in a normal house with her parents and brother. She loves ballet and always dreams of becoming a professional ballerina. But one day while playing outside, she discovers a magical pink shoe box. Inside are beautiful pink shoes that make her feel like a princess. When she puts the shoes on, she finds herself transported into a mysterious fairy tale land where she meets a feisty little girl named Princess Tiana. Together, they embark on a journey across the kingdom to find out what happens next.
In the end, Kristyn defeats the evil Snow Queen and returns home with her family.
Barbie: The Princess & The Popstar (2012)
Barbie The Princess and the Pop Star is an animated film based on the doll brand known for fashion dolls. In the film, Barbie meets her favorite pop star Keria and discovers she has a lot in common. They decide to switch places so Barbie can live the life she always wanted while Keria learns what it means to follow her dreams.
Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2 (2012)
Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2 follows surfer maid Merliah Summers as she competes in the world surfing championship in Australia. When Merliah goes missing, it’s up to her best friend, Penelope, to find her. But while Merliah is away, another mermaid named Eris decides to try and take the throne. With help from some unlikely allies, Merliah must figure out how to save herself and her friends.
Barbie: A Perfect Christmas (2011)
Barbie and her sisters Stacie, Skipper, and Chelsea pack up and head to New York to visit Aunt Millie. Along the way, unexpected complications pop up and the girls find themselves in the festiveTannenbaum town of Tannenbaum where their trip takes a musical turn in the picturesque snow-covered mountains.
Barbie: Princess Charm School (2011)
Barbie Princess Charm School is an animated movie based on the doll franchise Barbie. It features a young waitress named Blair Willowes who wants to become a proper princess. A wealthy woman named Dame Devin sees her potential and offers her a place in a high-class school called The Princess Charm School. In school, students are taught how to act like a proper princess or royal. Each student learns different skills such as dancing, singing, cooking, fashion design, etc. They also receive lessons on etiquette and manners.
Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)
Barbie A Fairy Secret is a 2011 computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Mattel Creations and distributed by Warner Bros. Animation. It is based on the doll franchise Barbie, developed by Bonnie Erickson and Barbara Guggenheim. The film features the voices of Miley Cyrus, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Tisdale.
The plot follows Barbie and her best friend Ken as they try to save Ken from being abducted by fairies. They set off to find him while discovering the real world is filled with magical creatures called "Fairies". Along the way, they meet several characters including Raquel, a girl who wants to become a princess like Barbie; and Lizzie, a young woman who wishes she had a sister.
Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale (2010)
Barbie and her French poodle Sequin travel to Paris. Barbie discovers times are tough in France and the fashion house will close soon. She needs to find a way to save it. With the help of her aunt's assistant, Alice, she must think outside the box.
Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010)
Barbie in a Mermaid Tale is an animated film produced by Mattel Films and DreamWorks Animation. In it, Barbie goes underwater to meet mermaids and learn about the magic of the sea.
The movie stars Kelly Sheridan, John DiMaggio, and Julia Sweeney. Other voice actors include Susanne Blakeslee, Rob Paulsen, and Scott McNeil.
Sing Along With Barbie (2009)
Sing along with Barbie is a karaoke movie. Sing along with the lyrics on the screen to 12 memorable Barbie songs from popular movies starring Barbie.
Barbie and the Three Musketeers (2009)
Barbie and the Three Musketeersshowcases how women can achieve great things together. In this story, Princess Corinne wants to become a warrior like her father and help him defend the kingdom. But she learns girls aren't allowed to join the Royal Guard and must find another way to serve France. Her friends Viveca, Aramina, and Renee agree to train under a famous swordsman and learn to fight as a musketeer. Together, they form a team to fight for justice and defend the prince.
Barbie Presents: Thumbelina (2009)
Barbie presents Thumbelina as the story of a young fairy princess whose world is turned upside down when she discovers that her favorite flower garden has been destroyed. She sets out to find the cause and discover how it happened. With the help of her best friend, Thumbelina must learn to overcome obstacles and use her special powers to protect the fairies' home and restore what's been lost.
Barbie in ‘A Christmas Carol' (2008)
Barbie in A Christmas Carol is the latest animated film produced by Mattel. In the movie, Barbie plays a young girl named Kelly whose older sister, Barbie, wants to spend Christmas at home. But Barbie doesn't want to go because she thinks it's boring - especially since she'd rather play video games. When her friend invites her to attend the local children's hospital's annual holiday gala, Barbie decides to make a deal with the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.
Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008)
Barbie and her best friend Teresa travel around the world meeting people who live in different places. They meet a young girl named Liana who loves music and she helps Barbie and Teresa make it to the end of their journey.
Barbie: Mariposa and Her Butterfly Fairy Friends (2008)
Barbie Mariposa and Her Butterfly Fairy Friends tell the story of a young girl named Mariposa who lives in a beautiful world called Fairytopia. She loves playing outside and being with her best friend, Rayna. But one day she discovers that there are some people living nearby who don't seem very nice. They want to steal the magic light bulbs that protect Fairytopia from evil fairies. To keep the peace, Mariposa's parents send her off to live with her aunt while they go to war against the invaders. There she meets three new friends who help her save Fairytopia.
Barbie as the Island Princess (2007)
Barbie as the Island Princess is a 2007 American computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film based on Mattel's doll of the same name.
The film tells the story of Rosella, a young girl living on an unnamed tropical island where she lives happily with her pet animals. One day, a storm causes her home to sink into the sea. She has washed ashore on a nearby beach where she meets Prince Antonio, a handsome prince who rescues her from drowning. He invites her to live with him in his palace, and together they learn about civilization and how to fight against evil forces.
Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow (2007)
Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of The Rainbow follows Elina to Fairy School where she learns fairy magic, dancing, and much more. When Elina discovers that her mother is sick, she must return home to help care for her family. But when Elina returns home, she finds that her father has been kidnapped and it appears that someone wants to steal his magical powers. With the help of her friends, Elina sets out to save her father and find out what happened to him.
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006)
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princess Games is a 2006 American computer-animated musical comedy fantasy film produced by Mattel Creations and distributed by Warner Bros. Animation. The plot follows the adventures of twelve young princesses who are magically transported into modern times by the evil Queen Calypso. There, they meet their prince charming, Prince Adam, and must compete against each other to win his heart of him.
To ensure their daughters grow up to be well-behaved women, the king enlists his less fortunate relative, Duchess Rowena, to teach them about royal etiquette.
The Barbie Diaries (2006)
The Barbie Diaries is a 2006 American teen comedy film. The story follows Barbie and her three best friends, Tia, Courtney, and Kevin, as they struggle to survive high school while dealing with issues like popularity, crushes, and bullying.
Barbie tries to land her dream job as a news reporter at the school's TV studio, but she faces competition from Raquel, the school's most popular cheerleader, and must juggle her love life at the same time. She uses her magical diary to keep track of her problems and find solutions.
Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006)
Barbie Fairytopia Mermaidia is a sequel to the Barbie Fairytopia franchise. In it, Elina gets her own pair of fairy wings after she saves Princess Lala from being captured by Laverna’s army. She must use her new powers to defeat Laverna once again, but this time, she’ll face off against her nemesis in a race across the ocean floor.
The movie features the return of some familiar faces like Bibble, the little blue fish; Eline, the talking dolphin; and Nori, the mermaid princess. There are also many new characters such as a sea monster named Leggo, a giant octopus named Dumbo, and a sea turtle called Puffin.
Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus (2005)
The movie opens with a young girl named Princess Annika sitting on her bed watching TV. She sees a commercial about how kids can learn to skate, and she immediately decides that she wants to try it out. So she puts on some rollerblades and heads outside into the snow. As she skates around, she meets a little boy named Peter who asks her why she isn't wearing pants. Annika explains that she doesn't know what to do with them because she's never been able to wear them before. But the boy tells her that he knows exactly what to do with his pants - he wears them under his coat. And just like that, Annika learns something very important - you don't always have to follow the rules.
Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Barbie Fairytopia is a story about a young girl named Elina who lives in the magical world of Fairytopia. She meets many different fairy creatures like Bibble, a friendly little bird, and his sidekick Eline, a wingless sprite. Together they must fight against the evil sorceress Laverna and her minions.
Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (2004)
Barbie dolls are known worldwide for being fun, beautiful, and fashionable. But did you know that there’s a doll out there named Anneliese who plays princesses and paupers? Meet Anneliese, the blonde Princess of Austria, and Erika, the dark-haired American pauper. These two best friends live in different worlds—until they meet again. Then they learn about the true identity of the wicked King Preminger and his plans to rule the world. Can they stop him? And what happens when they find themselves trapped in each other’s bodies? This movie is based on the classic play by Mark Twain called The Prince and the Pauper.
Barbie of Swan Lake (2003)
Barbie of Swan Lake is about a girl named Odette whose mother is a baker. One day she goes to play with her dollhouse and finds it missing. She looks everywhere for it, even outside, where she sees a beautiful white horse galloping across the sky. She tries to catch him, but he disappears. When she returns home, her mom tells her that someone stole her dollhouse. But Odette knows better. She thinks that maybe the white horse was real and took her house because it wanted to help her find it.
So she sets out to follow him into the woods. There she meets up with another little girl named Lila, who lives in an enchanted forest. Together they meet a wise old woman who helps Odette understand what happened to her dollhouse. Soon Odette and Lila are playing together again, just like they used to do when they lived in the dollhouse. But now they know how much fun things can be when you live in a magical world.
Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)
Barbie as Rapunzel is one of the most popular dolls in history. In 2002 Mattel introduced a doll version of the famous fairy tale character. She wears a blue dress and a long blonde wig. Her face looks like a young girl's. She has a crown on her head and her hair hangs down over her shoulders. A red ribbon holds up her skirt. This doll is very similar to the original storybook illustrations.
Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
Barbie in the Nutcracker follows the story of a young girl named Clara whose family moves into a large mansion where she meets a mouse named Drosselmeyer. He gives her a Nutcracker doll as a present and soon enough he becomes her friend. One day while playing with her dolls, she finds out about the Nutcracker Prince and his quest to find the Sugar Plum Fairy. She decides to help him and together they go on a journey to save the kingdom.