15 Best Barbie Movies of All Time

Best Barbie Movies of All Time
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Here we go guys, in this marvelous article, we will be looking for the best Barbie Movies of all the time you must watch. As we all know that, Barbie is the most lovable film series & a franchise of animated films featuring Barbie, a fashion doll manufactured by American toy company Mattel.

Do you know? The first 10 Barbie movies in the series sold 40 million DVD and VHS units worldwide by 2007, grossing over $700 million in sales. As of 2013, the film franchise has sold over 110 million DVD units worldwide.

So let’s go guys, when you scroll up the page you will see the 15 Best Barbie Movies of All Time.

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15 – Barbie in A Mermaid Tale(2010)

In the movie, ‘Barbie Stars As Merliah’ is a teenage surfing champion from Malibu learns a shocking family secret: she’s a mermaid! After realizing the truth Merliah decides to rescue her mother from the evil Eris. One of the Best Barbie Movies of All Time.

  • Release Date: 2 March 2010
  • Directed by: Adam L. Wood
  • Music by: BC Smith
  • Written by: Elise Allen

14 – Barbie in The Pink Shoes(2013)

This movie, “Barbie in The Pink Shoes” features Kristyn and Hailey, two best friends, who aspire to be impeccable ballet dancers. A pair of magical pink shoes takes them both to a mystical world, full of adventures.

  • Release date: February 2013 (USA)
  • Director: Owen Hurley

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13 – Barbie and the Three Musketeers(2009)

Speaking about this movie, A girl from Corinne is on her dream trip to Paris. She wants to become the first female musketeer, but little does she know, there are three other girls with the exact same ambition. One of the Best Barbie Movies of All Time.

  • Release Date: 15 September 2009
  • Directed by: William Lau
  • Written by: Amy Wolfram

12 – Barbie as the Island Princess(2007)

The film is part of the Barbie film series and the second to be a musical. The film features the voice of Kelly Sheridan as Rosella.

Young Rosella is saved by a few kind animals after a shipwreck. Now called Ro, she learns to talk to animals. One day, she saves the life of a prince and returns to civilization to discover her past.

  • Release date: 18 September 2007 (USA)
  • Directed by: Greg Richardson
  • Music by: Arnie Roth
  • Written by: Elana Lesser; Cliff Ruby

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11 – Barbie: Thumbelina(2009)

In this movie, Thumbelina creates fake wings for herself and her two friends. While trying the wings, all three get trapped in a flower, which takes them to an unidentified apartment. One of the Best Barbie Movies of All Time.

  • Release Date: 17 March 2009
  • Directed by: Conrad Helten
  • Music by: Eric Colvin

10 – Barbie: Princess Charm School(2011)

In this movie, the character Blair is a waitress in the kingdom of Gardenia realizes that she strongly resembles the region’s missing queen. Then she gets to go to Princess Charm School and causes problems for the teacher.

  • Release Date: 15 March 2011
  • Directed By: Ezekiel Norton
  • Music by: BC Smith

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9 – Barbie in a Christmas Carol(2008)

Coming to this movie, Barbie and her younger sister Kelly are about to leave for a party to celebrate the festival of Christmas when Kelly suddenly announces she doesn’t want to go. One of the Best Barbie Movies of All Time.

  • Release date: 4 November 2008 (USA)
  • Directed By: William Lau
  • Adapted from: A Christmas Carol

8 – Barbie: Mermaidia(2005)

In this movie, Elina takes the help of an underwater mermaid, Nori, to save her friend Nalu, a merman prince who has been captured by the wicked Laverna.

  • Release Date: 14 March 2006 (USA)
  • Directed By: Walter P. Martishius, William Lau

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7 – Barbie & the Diamond Castle(2008)

Speaking about this movie, Barbie & The Diamond Castle is the 13th Barbie movie that premiered on Nickelodeon on September 7, 2008, and it was released on DVD on September 9, 2008. It is a story about friendship and music.  It is a musical fairy tale about two girls named Princess Liana, played by Barbie and Princess Alexa, played by Teresa.

  • Release date: 9 September 2008 (USA)
  • Directed By: Gino Nichele

6 – Barbie & The Magic of Pegasus(2005)

The movie, Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus marks the 6th Barbie movie which premiered on Nickelodeon on September 18, 2005. The film follows the story of Princess Annika, who has to save her parents after an evil wizard named Wenlock turns them to stone. It is the only Barbie film to be released in 3D.

  • Release Date: 20 September 2005
  • Directed By: Greg Richardson

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5 – Barbie as Rapunzel(2002)

The film marks the 2nd entry in the Barbie film series and features the voice of Kelly Sheridan as Barbie. The story is adapted from the Brothers Grimm fairy tale “Rapunzel”. Rapunzel, a princess kidnapped by an evil witch and locked in a tower, finds her life turned upside down when she comes across a magical paintbrush that brings her paintings to life.

  • Release Date: 1 October 2002 (USA)
  • Directed By: Owen Hurley
  • Music by: Arnie Roth
  • Written by: Elana Lesser; Cliff Ruby

4 – Barbie In The 12 Dancing Princesses(2006)

It is the ninth Barbie film series and features the voice of Kelly Sheridan as the Barbie protagonist. This is the first Barbie film to be distributed by Universal Studios (now Universal Pictures).

When Princess Genevieve and her eleven sisters discover a doorway to a magical world, they learn the strength of imagination and creativity. However, their father’s kingdom is in grave danger. One of the Best Barbie Movies of All Time.

  • Initial release: 10 September 2006
  • Directors: Greg Richardson, Terry Klassen
  • Written by: Elana Lesser; Cliff Ruby

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3 – Barbie of Swan Lake(2003)

Barbie of Swan Lake marks the 3rd Barbie movie which was released on September 30, 2003. The film follows the story of a girl named Odette, a shy village girl who thinks she is not brave. One day fate takes her to an Enchanted Forest, and she discovers that she is the only person who can save it from the evil wizard.

  • Release Date: 30 September 2003
  • Directed By: Owen Hurley
  • Produced By: Kim Dent Wilder; Rob Hudnut
  • Written By: Elana Lesser; Cliff Ruby

2 – Barbie in the Nutcracker(2001)

The movie is the first in the CGI second-generation Barbie film series, all of which feature the voice of Kelly Sheridan as the Barbie protagonist. The Mouse King casts an evil spell over Clara that causes her to shrink. Clara and the Nutcracker set out on an adventurous journey to find Sugarplum Princess, who has the power to undo the spell. One of the Best Barbie Movies of All Time.

  • Release Date: 23 October 2001
  • Directed By: Owen Hurley
  • Music by: Arnie Roth
  • Produced by: Jesyca Durchin; Jennifer Twiner McCaron
  • Written by: Linda Engelsiepen; Hilary Hinkle

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1 – Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper(2004)

This film is the first musical in the Barbie series. It was directed by William Lau and stars the voice of Kelly Sheridan as the Barbie protagonists, Anneliese and Erika. It marks the first Barbie film that completely excludes fantastic elements (fairies, magic, mermaids, etc), which were a usual part of the Barbie franchise.

  • Release date: 28 September 2004 (USA)
  • Directed By: William Lau
  • Adapted from: The Prince and the Pauper
  • Written by: Cliff Ruby; Elana Lesser