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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.
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 10 of them are available on Showmax for your next mother-daughter binge session.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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