Barbie Film Release Date, Merchandise, Gifts and More!

Barbie Film Release Date, Merchandise, Gifts and More!

Barbie Film Release Date, Merchandise, Gifts and More!

Prepare to be transported to a world of dreams and imagination. The summer of Barbie™ film, comes out on 21st July in the UK, with everyone’s favourite Barbie doll taking center. Featuring Margot Robbie as Barbie, and Ryan Gosling as Ken, it’s the summer movie of 2023 that everyone is talking about.

As well as a host of exciting merchandise, there’s trailers, online Barbie selfie machines, and many other fun treats for all the family to enjoy, so let’s get into it.

What is the new Barbie movie all about?

Directed by Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird, No Strings Attached) the film’s details are under wraps, with only this to tease us: “After being expelled from Barbieland for being a less-than-perfect doll, Barbie and Ken set off to the real world to find true happiness.”

While specific plot details for the new Barbie movie are currently being kept under wraps, we can anticipate an enchanting narrative that will encourage viewers to embrace their individuality and pursue their passions with unwavering determination. Barbie has always served as an empowering role model, and this film is poised to continue that legacy.

The best Barbie merchandise and gifts

Now is the perfect time to get ready for Birthdays and even Christmas, with a host of great Barbie merchandise to stock up on. Better still, if you’re a collector, this is a smart time to buy and keep items in pristine condition.

One of our favourite items is the new Barbie Movie Hot Wheels Car. The pink Corvette is modelled on her convertible in Barbie the Movie, and has been reimagined in 1:64 format. Along with special movie-themed packaging to enhance its collectability, it’s in high demand. Don’t miss out on our Hot Wheels Barbie car bundle, which is selling quick.

barbie movie gifts

There’s also a new collection of clothing in partnership with Billie Eilish, which includes vests, socks and caps with the trademark Barbie logo. And, as you’d expect, there’s also a range of beautifully crafted Barbie dolls, featuring stunning outfits and hairstyles inspired by the film, to captivating playsets and accessories, the merchandise line is set to captivate collectors and enthusiasts alike. Look out for iconic items like the Barbie car, the Barbie camper van, and other toys that will undoubtedly become cherished additions to any Barbie collection.

Some of our favourite new Barbie doll movie line merchandise coming out includes:

  • Barbie The Movie Ken Doll Gold and White Disco Tracksuit
  • Barbie The Movie Ken Doll Denim Matching Set
  • Babie The Movie Doll Pink Gingham Dress:

Is Barbie 2023 comedy?

From what we’ve seen, there’s definitely a streak of humour peppered throughout the film, so it would be right to think of it as a comedy. Produced by Warner Bros, this big budget movie is inescapable this summer!

Is there a trailer for the Barbie movie?

Indeed there are three trailers from the Barbie movie, check them out below..

Taking the kids to see the movie

The Barbie movie is rated 12 in the UK, which means that it’s probably more suitable for teenagers and adults. However, if you’re a parent keen to take your children to the cinema this summer, take note that it contains suggestive references and brief language.

The full cast of Barbie 2023

Along with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, there’s a host of A-list actors featuring in the film, this includes; Will Ferrell, Simu Liu, Michael Cera, Kate McKinnon, America Ferrera,  Oscar-winner Emerald Fennell y, Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Ncuti Gatwa, Scott Evans, Jamie Demetriou, Connor Swindells, Sharon Rooney, Nicola Coughlan and Ritu Arya. The cameos, we’re told, are laugh-out-loud moments that you won’t want to miss.

Ryan Gosling is as thrilled to be Ken as all of us are! In a recent interview with Variety Magazine, he said: “This has been coming my whole life… I felt like I was seeing myself. I felt seen. I think a lot of Kens will feel seen when they see this. Gotta do it for the Kens. Nobody plays with the Kens.”

barbie music soundtrack

Photo: Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures

Which artists feature on the Barbie Soundtrack?

Much like the film itself, the Barbie movie soundtrack is set to be huge, and even features Gosling singing ‘I’m Just Ken’.

Curated by DJ Mark Ronson, there’s a disco tone to the uplifting soundtrack, which features artists including Dua Lipa on the epic ‘Dance the Night Away’ tune and the recently dropped ‘What was I made for’ by Billie Eilish.

Listen out for bangers by Haim, PinkPanthress, Sam Smith and Nicki Minaj.

Find out more here - https://www.barbiethealbum.com

Barbie Fashion from the film

Making pink cool again, the fashion from the movie has been hailed ‘Barbicore’, with some help from  Pierpaolo Piccioli’s “Valentino Pink PP” autumn/winter 2022 collection. Fashionistas will not be surprised the designer behind their awe-inspiring costumes is Oscar-winning designer Jacqueline Durran.

Where else can I get my Barbie fix?

Engage with fellow Barbie enthusiasts on social media platforms using the official hashtag #BarbieMovie2023 to join the conversation, share your enthusiasm, and connect with like-minded individuals who share your love for Barbie's inspirational world. And also, be sure to check out the Barbie Selfie for all your social platforms - https://www.barbieselfie.ai/uk/step/3-adjust/

 barbie carPhoto: Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures

Fun Barbie Facts!

  • Barbie’s full name is - Barbara Millicent Roberts
  • She has had more than 200+ careers that she’s had, Barbie has travelled into outer space, been a surgeon and even ran for President!
  • Barbie officially debuted on March 9, 1959, at the American International Toy Fair in New York City as a creation of Mattel, Inc.'s Ruth Handler
  • Barbie is owned by Mattel, who partner with Munchy Play on our Track Plate range
  • Barbie is the most popular fashion doll ever produced and the No. 1 fashion doll property · A Barbie Dreamhouse is sold every two minutes.
  • In homage to the film AirBnb have created a Barbie Dreamhouse experience in Malibu that you can book!

Final thoughts

The wait for the new Barbie movie is nearly over, and the anticipation is palpable. Get ready to be swept away on a magical journey that celebrates friendship, empowers dreams, and encapsulates the enduring spirit of Barbie. As we eagerly await the release, let's bask in the excitement and wonder that this film promises to touch hearts, ignite imaginations, and leave a lasting impression on audiences of all generations.

 All Photos: Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures

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