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The Next Barbie Movie is Coming Soon

Updated on March 11, 2014

Next release will be in March 2014

If your daughter is always asking, "When's the next Barbie movie coming out?" this page can help. It is updated frequently with the newest Barbie movie information. So far, Mattel's famous doll has starred in 27 animated films, and new ones are being released at the rate of about two per year. My daughter has every one of the CGI-animated Barbie movies, and anxiously awaits the release of each new one.

In 2013, three new movies featuring Barbie were released. The first, "Barbie in The Pink Shoes," came out in early February, followed by "Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess," in August, and "Barbie and Her Sisters in a Pony Tale" in October. Now another installment is planned for March 2014. Read about the recent movies and upcoming installments below.

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Barbie and Her Sisters in a Pony Tale - Released in October 2013

Barbie's sisters - Skipper, Chelsea and Stacie - don't get nearly as much attention as their famous siblings, but now they're headlining in a movie with her. (They also all appeared in "Barbie: A Perfect Christmas," but didn't get included in the title.)

In this new film, the four sisters set off for a vacation in the Swiss Alps. Each girl has her own idea of how to spend their vacation, so their trips gets off to a rocky start. But when Barbie finds a wild horse in the woods, their visit becomes magical.

This movie, which was released in October 2013, just in time for Christmas, features a theme song called "You're The One," performed by Heavynn Gates.

Barbie & Her Sisters in A Pony Tale [Blu-ray]
Barbie & Her Sisters in A Pony Tale [Blu-ray]

- The 26th CGI-animated Barbie movie

- Features "You're the One" theme song


Barbie: Pearl Princess - Coming March 2014

"Barbie: The Pearl Princess" will be the next movie in the series. Coming in March 2014, this film features everyone's favorite doll as LuminaT, a mermaid with magical powers who who wants to be a princess. She and her best friend KudaT, a pink seahorse, visit an undersea mer-kingdom where she uses her powers to help save the kingdom

Barbie: The Pearl Princess
Barbie: The Pearl Princess

This movie will be released March 11, but can be pre-ordered on Amazon.


Barbie Mariposa and the Fairy Princess - Another 2013 release

At first glance, you might not recognize "Barbie Mariposa and the Fairy Princess" as a new movie. Those familiar with the film franchise might initially mistake it for "Barbie Mariposa," the 2008 flick about the butterfly fairy Mariposa who must save the land of Flutterfield from a power-hungry fairy. But this is, indeed, a brand new film, and it marks the 5th movie in the Fairytopia series.

In this new tale, Mariposa is back with her friend Zee. After becoming the Ambassador of Flutterfield, Mariposa's new job is to bring peace between her people and the Crystal Fairies of Shimmervale. Mariposa doesn't make a good first impression on the king of Shimmervale, but she and his daughter, Princess Catania, becomes friend until a misunderstanding erupts. Mariposa is banished from the kingdom, but when she encounters a dark fairy who intends to destroy Shimmervale, Mariposa knows she must help Princess Catania and all the fairies.

Like many of its predecessors, the next Barbie movies stresses the value of friendship. The theme song, performed by Alana Hyland, is appropriately titled "Be a Friend."

Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess [Blu-ray]
Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess [Blu-ray]

- Features "Be a Friend" theme song by Alana Hyland


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Barbie and Her Sisters in a Pony Tale marks the 26th CGI-animated Barbie movie. Three animated films starring the doll were made in the 1980s and 1990s, but she then took a hiatus until 2001, when the first CGI film was created.

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What's Next?

Wondering how long you'll have to wait for the next movie after "Barbie and Her Sisters in a Pony Tale"? It won't be long. After the 2013 releases, the next Barbie movie will be coming out in January 2014.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Guess I am out of the loop since I have not seen any of the Barbie Movies but they sound real cute.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Oh Barbie!!! You are so fashionable, beautiful and such a talented actress! You should start a Barbie blog with all this good content. You could have your little one review the movies.. LOL

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I totally remember when my little girl was your little girls age and she had all the Barbie movies. I ended up give them to a little 5 year old girl who lived downstairs in the apartments we used to live in because she LOVED them and was still learning English.