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She’s one of the most recognisable figures in popular culture today, and she’s recently been given a whole new look. Mattel has released two new lines of Barbie figurines representing influential, barrier-breaking women from all over the world and from different eras, including Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earheart and NASA icon Katherine Johnson.

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Barbie’s new range of dolls celebrating female role models. Image: Mattel.

And Barbie’s influence is nowhere more apparent than in the wild popularity of her movies. They’re inspiring, fun, upbeat and completely addictive for kids and the young at heart alike, and 11 of them are available on Showmax for your next mother-daughter binge session.

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11 Barbie movies on Showmax

Barbie Collection on Showmax
The Barbie Collection is where you’ll find these movies on Showmax.

1. Barbie and the Secret Door

Barbie and the Secret Door on Showmax
Image: NBC

Alexa is a very shy princess. Then she finds a secret door to a mystical realm, strange new friends… and her own special magic abilities! Watch now »

2. Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus

Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus on Showmax
Image: NBC

Barbie is Princess Annika, a young lady just looking for adventure. Then she meets Brietta, a flying horse who wants her help to break a spell cast by an evil wizard. Watch now »

3. Barbie Presents Thumbelina

Barbie on Showmax
Image: NBC

Join Barbie as she tells the wonderful story of Thumbelina, a fairy who overcame her fear to befriend a human girl and help save her forest. Watch now »

4. Barbie in Princess Charm School

Barbie on Showmax
Image: NBC

Blair thinks her world is coming to an end when she is sent to the Charm College. Instead she finds a whole new world of fun, friends and adventure. Watch now »

5. Barbie in a Mermaid Tale

Barbie on Showmax
Image: NBC

Merliah loves the sea, but she didn’t know she’s a mermaid princess. Then her mother, the Queen, is kidnapped and Merliah must return to save the underwater kingdom. Watch now »

6. Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses

Barbie on Showmax
Image: NBC

The king sends a duchess to turn his 12 princesses into ladies. But instead she bans fun and dancing, so the princesses find a secret passage to a magical land… Watch now »

7. Barbie in the Princess and the Popstar

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Image: NBC

Princess Tory wants to perform. Pop superstar Keira wants a break from her schedule. They can magically swap places, so they go for it. But the grass isn’t always greener…  Watch now »

8. Barbie as the Island Princess

Barbie on Showmax
Image: NBC

Surviving a shipwreck, Ro grows up on a deserted island with the help of her animal friends. Then a surprise arrival leads them on an adventure to save the kingdom.  Watch now »

9. Barbie Fairytopia

Barbie Fairytopia on Showmax
Image: NBC

Elina’s home, Magic Meadow, is dying. She and her friends must rush to find the Guardian Fairy before the evil Laverna’s magic wins.  Watch now »

10. Barbie Dreamtopia

Barbie Dreamtopia Hit & Mattel on showmax
Image: NBC

Join Barbie, her little sister Chelsey and the cute puppy Honey as they go into the world of dreams, full of imagination and fantasy, flowing rainbow rivers and floating candy clouds in this colourful, gorgeous movie. Watch now »

11. Barbie in a Fashion Fairytale

Barbie in a Fashion Fairytale on Showmax
Image: NBC

When she loses her latest movie role and Ken breaks up with her over the phone (!), Barbie decides it’s high time for a little jaunt to Paris. Watch now »

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