Barbie

12A
2023
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114 mins
Trailer
Poster for Barbie

In one of the more curious mixes of talents and source material, this is the live action feature of Mattel's... More

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Barbie is now playing in 7 cinemas in the United... More Kingdom. Barbie is available to stream in the United Kingdom now on Amazon Video and Apple TV Store and Google TV and Now and YouTube and Sky Go and Microsoft.

Barbie | Ratings & Reviews

"One of the most inventive, immaculately crafted and surprising mainstream films in recent memory..."

IndependentIndependent

"Barbie may be the most subversive blockbuster of the 21st Century."

Rolling StoneRolling Stone

"Deeply bizarre, conceptually slippery and often roar-out-loud hilarious."

The TelegraphThe Telegraph

"Both a master’s thesis on feminism and an Austin Powers-esque romp."

The Globe and MailThe Globe and Mail

"(A) terrific high-concept comedy."

A.V. ClubA.V. Club

"This is a truly original work -- one of the smartest, funniest, sweetest, most insightful and just plain flat-out entertaining movies of the year."

Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Sun-Times

"Barbie never lets us forget how clever it’s being, every exhausting minute."

Time MagazineTime Magazine

"A wonderfully fun watch that somehow manages to simultaneously celebrate and satirise the Barbie brand..."

Time OutTime Out

"It’s entertaining and amiable, but with a softcore pulling of punches..."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"A masterful exploration of femininity and the pressures of perfection."

IGNIGN

"The Mattel brand looms large here, but Gerwig, whose directorial command is so fluent she seems born to filmmaking, is announcing that she’s in control."

The New York TimesThe New York Times

"An impressive and original work of the imagination."

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle

"An ambitious study of the human condition via popular product, Barbie thinks right outside of the box."

Total FilmTotal Film

"A dazzling achievement, both technically and in tone."

RogerEbert.comRogerEbert.com

"The film is at once a journey of self-actualisation and a testament to female solidarity."

Slant MagazineSlant Magazine

"There is plenty in Barbie to be delighted by, even moved by."

Vanity FairVanity Fair

"The Barbie movie will definitely make you laugh, probably make you cry, and absolutely make you think."

IndieWireIndieWire

"Barbie could’ve just been a commercial, but Gerwig makes this life of plastic into something truly fantastic."

ColliderCollider

"Welcome to Greta Gerwig's fiercely funny, feminist Dreamhouse..."

Entertainment WeeklyEntertainment Weekly

"A very funny kids’ movie with a freshman liberal arts student’s vocabulary..."

VarietyVariety

"With a neon-drenched landscape, a heap of nostalgia and charming performances, Gerwig delivers for all the Barbie girls and boys."

USA TodayUSA Today

"Delivers the fun but fudges the politics."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"An exuberant, sometimes exhaustingly clever piece of Mattelian neorealism..."

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times

"A new kind of ambitious and giddily entertaining blockbuster..."

Empire MagazineEmpire Magazine

Barbie | Details

Award winner
Winner, Best Original Song (What Was I Made For?, Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell), Oscars 2024; Best Original Song - Motion Picture (What Was I Made For?, Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell), and of the inaugural Cinematic and Box Office Achievement award, 2024 Golden Globes.
Rating
12A, moderate innuendo, brief sexual harassment, implied strong language
Runtime
114
Genre
Comedy
Country of origin
USA