The movie we’ve all been waiting for (probably since 1959) has finally arrived digitally: Barbie (2023), directed by Greta Gerwig, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, made its way into theaters with a record hit to the tune of $1 billion. Now you can date Barbie from the comfort of your sofa. Starting today, Barbie is available to rent or purchase digitally via Prime Video, Apple TV and other platforms.
Although the live-action movie version of Mattel’s popular toy has been in the works – in one form or another – for 14 years, this isn’t the first time Barbie has appeared in a movie. In fact, animated Barbie has appeared in more than 40 movies (and shows) since her debut in 2001 Barbie in the Nutcrackerwith a filmography that ranges from fairy tales to Christmas films to a vlog-style web series.
So before you harness your Ken energy, put on the most Barbie outfit in your closet and sit down to watch the stream Barbie (2023), we take a stroll down the pink brick road through the long cinematic history of the timeless beloved Barbie. Here’s where to watch them all Barbie movies, including Barbie Princess and the Pauper, Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse AND Barbie in the 12 dancing princessesplus everything you need to know about the new Barbie movie.
When does the Barbie is the movie coming out?
Greta Gerwig is new Barbie the film, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, premiered on Friday, July 21, 2023. It’s much easier to track down tickets these days, and many theaters continue to regularly screen the Barbie movie, so get yours now!
Barbie finally arrives on the small screen. From September 12th it is possible to buy or rent Barbie (2023) digitally on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV and other VOD platforms.
How to look at the new Barbie movie?
Barbie (2023) will initially premiere exclusively in theaters, before going to VOD and finally on a streaming platform, most likely Warner Bros.’ Max (formerly HBO Max).
How many Barbie movies are there?
The Barbie cinematic universe is extensive, with more than 40 animated films featuring Babrie in one form or another. The first Barbie films featured the Barbie doll as the actress playing another character in what is usually a familiar fairy tale, such as Barbie as Rapunzel OR Swan Lake Barbie. But later films (and web series) feature Barbie wearing her high-heeled shoes to portray herself.
Are the Barbie streaming movies everywhere?
Currently, only the seven most recent Barbie films are available to stream on Netflix. The other 35 are available to rent or purchase through a VOD platform like Amazon or Apple – and some of them are even uploaded for free to Barbie’s official YouTube channel.
Barbie Movies on Netflix:
Barbie: Mermaid Power
Barbie: the magic of dolphins
Barbie: Princess Adventure
Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams
Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse
Barbie: Adventures in the Dream House
Barbie and Chelsea: The Lost Birthday
Barbie: Epic Journey
Barbie: Skipper and the Babysitting Adventure
Barbie: happy birthday to you
Barbie Dreamhouse Adventure: Go Team Roberts
Barbie: It takes two
Top 10 Barbie Movies Ranked (per Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score):
1. Barbie Mariposa and the fairy princess (2013): 82%
2. Barbie and her sisters in a pony story (2013): 79%
3. Barbie and the secret door (2014): 78%
4. Barbie in a mermaid fairy tale 2 (2012): 77%
5. Barbie in a mermaid fairy tale (2010): 76%
6. Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008): 76%
7. Barbie in the 12 dancing princesses (2006): 75%
8. Barbie and her sisters in the great puppy adventure (2014): 74%
9. Barbie in a Christmas Carol (2008): 68%
10. Barbie in the power of the princess (2015): 68%
Where to watch every single Barbie movie
I’m trying to destroy all 43 past Barbie movies and shows before I go see the new one Barbie? Here’s the complete list of all the Barbie movies in order of release (plus where to watch them):
1. Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
2. Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)
3. Swan Lake Barbie (2003)
4. Barbie as the princess and the pauper (2004)
5. Barbie: Fairytale (2005)
6. Barbie and the magic of Pegasus (2005)
7. Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaid (2006)
8. The Barbie Diaries (2006, not available for legal streaming in the US)
9. Barbie in the 12 dancing princesses (2006)
10. Barbie Fairytopia: The Magic of the Rainbow (2007)
11. Barbie as the island princess (2007)
12. Barbie: Mariposa (2008)
13. Barbie and 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 fairy 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 fairy tale 2 (2012)
23. Barbie: The Princess and the Pop Star (2012)
24. Barbie with pink shoes (2013)
25. Barbie: Mariposa and the Fairy Princess (2013)
26. Barbie and her sisters in a pony story (2013)
27. Barbie: the pearl princess (2014)
28. Barbie and the secret door (2014)
29. Barbie in the power of the princess (2015)
30. Barbie in Rock ‘n Royals (2015)
31. Barbie and her sisters in the great puppy adventure (2015)
32. Barbie: spy team (2016)
33. Barbie: Starlight Adventure (2016)
34. Barbie and her sisters chasing the puppies (2016)
35. Barbie: video game hero (2017)
36. Barbie: the magic of dolphins (2017)
37. Barbie Adventures in the House of Dreams (2018)
38. Barbie: Princess Adventure (2020)
39. Barbie and Chelsea: The Lost Birthday (2021)
40. Barbie: big city, big dreams (2021)
41. Barbie: Mermaid Power (2022)
42. Barbie: Epic Journey (2022)
43. Barbie: Skipper and the Babysitting Adventure (2023)
44. Barbie (2023)