In 1984, Barbie, a popular doll made by the American company Mattel, got her own video game. Since then, Barbie has been a big part of various forms of media like movies, TV shows, and online content. The Barbie doll itself was first introduced in 1959. After that, Barbie became one of the most successful media brands ever, earning a lot of money through movies and other content. Fans often call this collection of Barbie media the Barbie Cinematic Universe.
How to watch All Barbie movies in order (Release Date)
- Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
- Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)
- Barbie of Swan Lake (2003)
- Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (2004)
- Barbie Fairytopia (2005)
- Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus (2005)
- The Barbie Diaries (2006)
- Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006)
- Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006)
- Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow (2007)
- Barbie as the Island Princess (2007)
- Barbie Mariposa (2008)
- Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008)
- Barbie in a Christmas Carol (2008)
- Barbie Thumbelina (2009)
- Barbie and the Three Musketeers (2009)
- Barbie in a Mermaid Tale (2010)
- Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale (2010)
- Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)
- Barbie: Princess Charm School (2011)
- Barbie: A Perfect Christmas (2011)
- Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 (2012)
- Barbie: The Princess and the Popstar (2012)
- Barbie in The Pink Shoes (2013)
- Barbie: Mariposa and the Fairy Princess (2013)
- Barbie and her Sisters in a Pony Tale (2013)
- Barbie: The Pearl Princess (2014)
- Barbie and the Secret Door (2014)
- Barbie in Rock ‘N Royals (2015)
- Barbie and Her Sisters in The Great Puppy Adventure (2015)
- Barbie: Spy Squad (2016)
- Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016)
- Barbie and Her Sisters in a Puppy Chase (2016)
- Barbie Video Game Hero (2017)
- Barbie Dolphin Magic (2017)
- Barbie Princess Adventure (2020)
- Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday (2021)
- Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams (2021)
- Barbie: Mermaid Power (2022)
- Barbie (2023)
1. Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
Barbie’s little sister Kelly is having a hard time practising her dance alone. To help her, Barbie shares the tale of the Nutcracker. In this story, a girl named Clara gets a Nutcracker toy for Christmas. That night, the toy comes to life to save her from a bad Mouse King and his army.
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2. Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)
In this new take on an old story, Barbie is Rapunzel, a girl stuck in a tall building by a mean witch. Her friends, a dragon named Penelope and a bunny called Hobie, help her get out. Once free, she meets a cool guy named Prince Stefan.
3. Barbie of Swan Lake (2003)
Barbie tells her younger sister Kelly another dance story, this time about Swan Lake. In the tale, Odette is a good dancer who ends up in a magic forest. A bad wizard turns her into a swan to take over the Fairy Queen’s throne.
4. Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (2004)
In the fourth Barbie movie, based on Mark Twain’s story about a prince and a poor boy, two girls are the focus. One is Princess Anneliese and the other is Erika, an ordinary girl. They were born on the same day and look almost the same except for their hair. They meet by chance and become friends. Together, they stop the bad plans of a sneaky royal helper named Prem
5. Barbie Fairytopia (2005)
Elina is a fairy without wings, and other fairies tease her. But when a bad character named Laverna puts out a harmful fog that takes away fairies’ ability to fly, and even kidnaps one, Elina has to step up and save the day in Fairytopia.
6. Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus (2005)
Princess Annika’s whole town gets turned into statues by a bad wizard named Wenlock. A flying horse, Brietta, saves her and takes her to a place in the clouds. There, she finds out how to beat Wenlock and lift a family curse.
7. The Barbie Diaries (2006)
In this story, Barbie is just a normal teen worried about school, friends, and going out. She gets a new diary and writes down her wishes, which come true. But there’s a problem: she starts to ignore her closest friends.
8. Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006)
Elina the fairy is back for another adventure. The bad character Laverna returns and her helpers take Elina’s merman friend Nalu. Now, Elina has to go from Fairytopia to Mermaidia to save him.
9. Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses
In a story based on a German tale, Barbie is Genevieve, one of 12 sisters. Their dad is King Randolph. Life gets boring when their cousin Rowena comes to teach them how to act like royals. But they find a magic door that leads to a place where they can dance all night long.
10. Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow (2007)
In the third Fairytopia film, Elina and her fairy friends have to make the season’s first rainbow. They go to Fairy School at the Crystal Palace to learn how. But bad Laverna comes back and messes up their plans.
11. Barbie as the Island Princess (2007)
As a baby, Rosella ends up on a sunny island after a shipwreck. She grows up with animal pals like Tika the elephant, Azul the peacock, and Sagi the red panda. One day, Prince Antonio arrives on the island, and they fall in love. He asks Rosella to come to his kingdom with him, where she can learn more about her past.
12. Barbie Mariposa (2008)
In this Fairytopia spin-off, we meet Mariposa, a butterfly living in Flutterfield, a faraway land guarded by Queen Marabella’s magical lights. But when the wicked fairy Henna poisons the Queen, the lights begin to dim, putting the kingdom in danger. Mariposa and her pals must journey beyond Flutterfield to locate a cure and save their realm.
13. Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008)
Alexa and Liana, who are best friends, receive a magical mirror and are surprised to find a girl named Melody trapped inside it. After setting her free, Melody shares her story of once living in the Diamond Castle, which was threatened by the evil Lydia’s attempt to take it over. Together, the three of them embark on a journey to break the curse and stop Lydia’s control over the Diamond Castle.
14. Barbie in a Christmas Carol (2008)
You might be familiar with the Muppets’ take on Charles Dickens’s story, but did you know that Barbie also had her own version? In this adaptation, Barbie takes on the role of Eden Starling, a glamorous yet selfish singer who insists on rehearsals on Christmas Day. Will the visit of three Christmas Spirits transform her and soften her heart?
15. Barbie Thumbelina (2009)
Thumbelina resides in an enchanting world nestled among the wildflowers. However, when a girl named Makena accidentally relocates her habitat, Thumbelina and her pals find themselves in a city apartment. In this new place, she discovers that her home is in danger because a construction company wants to change it for their building project.
16. Barbie and the Three Musketeers (2009)
In this Barbie version of Alexandre Dumas’ famous story, Corinne is D’Artagnan’s daughter, and she aspires to become a musketeer like her father. But when she arrives in Paris, she faces ridicule and is told that girls can’t be musketeers. Determined and unfazed, Corinne joins forces with three palace maids who share her dream.
17. Barbie in a Mermaid Tale (2010)
Merliah, a talented surfer, makes a surprising discovery that her mother used to be the queen of an underwater realm called Oceana. Unfortunately, her aunt now rules with an iron fist. Merliah’s magical pendant reveals that her long-lost mother is still alive. To save her, Merliah embarks on a journey to Oceania, aided by a friendly dolphin and some new mermaid friends.
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18. Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale (2010)
Barbie goes through a tough time after losing her movie role and getting a breakup call from Ken (seriously, Ken?). Seeking a romantic comedy-like escape, she heads to Paris to ease her troubles. During her visit, she discovers her aunt Millicent, a fashion designer, is facing the closure of her business. Can Barbie and Millicent’s assistant Alice breathe new life into the brand?
19. Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)
When Ken gets kidnapped by a fairy princess who’s smitten with him, Barbie has to join forces with her competitor Raquelle. Together, they journey to the fairy world to rescue Ken, with some assistance from Barbie’s team of fashion stylists who also happen to possess magical abilities.
20. Barbie: Princess Charm School (2011)
In Princess Charm School, Barbie takes on the role of Blair, a waitress chosen to attend a prestigious school where she’ll be taught how to behave like a royal lady. Blair excels in her lessons and makes friends with her fellow students. However, things take a twist when a stern teacher suspects that Blair bears a striking resemblance to the missing princess of the kingdom. This teacher tries everything to prevent Blair from discovering her true identity.
21. Barbie: A Perfect Christmas (2011)
During the Christmas break, Barbie and her sisters, Stacie, Skipper, and Chelsea, plan a joyful journey to New York to visit their Aunt Millie. However, unexpected issues arise on their way, prompting them to make an unplanned stop in the town of Tannenbaum.
22. Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 (2012)
In the sequel to Mermaid Tale, Merliah goes to Australia for a surfing competition. Meanwhile, in her absence, the wicked mermaid Eris emerges from a whirlpool and tries to seize the throne in Oceana. Now, it’s Merliah and her underwater friends who must stop Eris’s evil plan.
23. Barbie: The Princess and the Popstar (2012)
Keira, a pop star feeling overwhelmed by fame, and Tori, a princess burdened by royal duties, decide to switch roles for a day. They each think the other’s life is simpler, but their experiences turn out to be surprising and eye-opening.
24. Barbie in The Pink Shoes (2013)
When ballet dancer Kristyn puts on a pair of magical pink dance shoes, she is transported to a fantastical world. Here, she must perform her favourite ballets, including Giselle and Swan Lake, to defeat the wicked Snow Queen. This movie is inspired by the fairy tale of The Red Shoes.
25. Barbie: Mariposa and the Fairy Princess (2013)
Mariposa takes on the role of a royal ambassador and travels from Flutterfield to Shimmervale. Her mission is to negotiate peace with the Crystal Fairies, who are rivals of Butterfield. However, with the assistance of her new friend Princess Catania, Mariposa uncovers a sinister plot by a dark fairy to harm the realm.
26. Barbie and her Sisters in a Pony Tale (2013)
Barbie, along with her sisters Stacie, Chelsea, and Skipper, goes to Switzerland for a summer at a horse riding school. While searching for a horse to bring back to Malibu, she discovers a mystical wild horse in the forest, which appears to be a part of a legendary breed.
27. Barbie: The Pearl Princess (2014)
Lumina, a mermaid with a talent for underwater hairstyling and the power to make pearls change colours and dance, receives an invitation to the royal ball. She must summon the courage to confront the malevolent forces that threaten to seize control of the kingdom.
28. Barbie and the Secret Door (2014)
Princess Alexa prefers reading over her royal responsibilities. However, her life takes a magical turn when she discovers a hidden door in the palace garden. This door leads her into a world filled with enchanting creatures, and she realizes she possesses unique powers. She must use these powers to confront the villainous Malucia, who is attempting to drain the land of its magic.
29. Barbie in Princess Power (2015)
Princess Kara receives extraordinary abilities from a magical butterfly, turning her into the courageous Super Sparkle. However, when her envious cousin discovers Kara’s new identity, she seeks out the butterfly to become Dark Sparkle, Kara’s adversary. Will they set aside their rivalry to protect the kingdom when it faces a threat?
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30. Barbie in Rock ‘N Royals (2015)
In yet another royal switcheroo, Princess Courtney and rock star Erika accidentally swap roles. Princess Courtney finds herself at Camp Pop, while Erika ends up at Camp Royalty due to a mix-up. Embracing the confusion, they explore each other’s vastly different worlds, gaining insights and making new friends in the process.
31. Barbie and Her Sisters in The Great Puppy Adventure (2015)
Skipper, Stacie, and Chelsea, along with their new puppy friends, come back for another adventure. They return to their hometown and stumble upon an old map in their Grandma’s attic. This map could potentially guide them to the hidden treasure that has been buried for a long time.
32. Barbie: Spy Squad (2016)
Barbie’s talents seem endless! In “Spy Squad,” she gets recruited by a secret spy organization because they’re impressed by her gymnastic abilities. Together with her friends Teresa and Renée, Barbie takes on the mission to track down a clever cat burglar who has managed to avoid getting caught so far.
33. Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016)
In “Star Light Adventure,” Barbie becomes a space princess who cruises through the universe on her hoverboard, accompanied by her pet Popcorn. When the stars in the sky begin to dim, Barbie takes on the task of journeying to a new planet to participate in a mission aimed at rescuing the entire galaxy.
34. Barbie and Her Sisters in a Puppy Chase (2016)
Barbie and her siblings embark on a journey to a sunny tropical island to cheer on their youngest sister, Chelsea, as she takes part in a thrilling dance competition. However, their adventure takes an unexpected turn when they decide to explore the lively Dancing Horse Festival nearby. During their festival escapade, they unintentionally become separated from their beloved puppies. Now, they must race against time to locate their furry companions before Chelsea’s big performance on stage. Will they manage to reunite with their pets and support Chelsea in her moment of glory?
35. Barbie Video Game Hero (2017)
Barbie finds herself magically transported into her most cherished video game, where she embarks on an exciting roller-skating journey. She’s joined by two unique companions: a whimsical cloud named Cutie and a princess named Bella. Together, they navigate through different game levels, facing a formidable challenge in the form of an evil emoji that seeks to take over the game. Their mission is to overcome this malicious emoji and ensure the game remains under control.
36. Barbie Princess Adventure (2020)
Princess Amelia is feeling anxious about the prospect of assuming the role of Queen. To address her concerns, she devises a clever scheme: she decides to exchange positions with Barbie, who happens to resemble her and is currently visiting Amelia’s homeland, Floravia, as part of an exchange program.
37. Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday (2021)
Barbie and her family embark on an exciting adventure cruise to celebrate Chelsea’s seventh birthday. However, as their ship crosses the International Date Line, Chelsea becomes convinced that her birthday has disappeared. Determined to reclaim her special day, she sets out on a magical journey through an enchanted jungle, hoping to bring it back.
38. Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams (2021)
Malibu Barbie travels to New York for a summer acting program and crosses paths with Brooklyn Barbie. They form a strong friendship, but their bond is put to the test when they both vie for the opportunity to perform a solo act in Times Square. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance, but the question remains: which Barbie will ultimately shine in the spotlight?
39. Barbie: Mermaid Power (2022)
The two Barbies, joined by their familiar group including Skipper, Stacie, and Chelsea, undergo a magical transformation into mermaids to assist their friend Isla, who was introduced in the Dolphin Magic adventure. Together, they embark on a journey filled with a series of tests and challenges, all in a quest to determine who will earn the prestigious title of the guardian of the underwater realm, known as the power keeper.
40. Barbie (2023)
In 2023, Barbie and her friends embark on a time-travelling journey to rescue a lost artefact and save their hometown from an impending disaster. Guided by a mysterious map, they navigate through different eras, encountering historical figures and future tech. As they unravel puzzles and overcome challenges, they learn that true heroism lies in friendship and courage. The clock is ticking; can they return in time to avert catastrophe?
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Since 2001, Barbie, the iconic fashion doll made by the U.S.-based toy giant Mattel, has appeared in 40 computer-generated or computer-animated movies and streaming TV features. These Movies have become an integral part of the Barbie brand’s multimedia empire.
In This blog, we have discussed the necessary details that you need when you are watching all Barbie movies in order. So, Dive into this fantastical universe today!