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Barbie Video Game Hero (2017)

Not Rated | | Animation | Video 17 January 2017
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Join Barbie as she enters three different video games! Will she be able to save the lands?

Directors:

Conrad Helten, Ezekiel Norton (as Zeke Norton) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Nina G. Bargiel (as Nina Bargiel), Jennifer Skelly (additional writing by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Erica Lindbeck ... Barbie (voice)
Sienna Bohn ... Teresa / Countdown Clock (voice)
Shannon Chan-Kent ... Maia / Renee (voice)
Michael Dobson ... Cutie / Video Game Narrator (voice)
Alyssya Swales Alyssya Swales ... Chelsea (voice)
Rebekah Asselstine ... Bella (voice)
Brad Swaile ... Kris (voice)
Sam Vincent ... Virus / Squirrels (voice)
Ingrid Nilson ... Crystal (voice)
Nesta Cooper ... Gaia (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jason Ranford Jason Ranford ... Barney (voice)
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Storyline

Get ready to power up! When BarbieTM magically gets pulled into her favorite video game, she is excited to see she's transformed into a fun roller-skating character. In the game, she meets Cutie, the lovable cloud-shaped friend, and Bella, the roller-skating princess. Together, they soon discover a mischievous emoji is trying to take control of the game. As they travel from level to level, BarbieTM must rely on her amazing gaming skills and out-of-the box thinking to save her team and beat the game!

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Code Racers! See more »

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Animation

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Barbie en un mundo de videojuegos See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$391,583
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Production Co:

Mattel Creations See more »
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Color
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The video games that inspired various segments and scenes and styles in the film include Minecraft, which dominates much of the film's second half, with characters walking around in the shape of pixelated blocks. The game Barbie is building and testing in the film's first minutes looks resemble the Little Big Planet series. "Level One," which features things like a dunk tank and whack-a-mole in the shadow of a carnival atmosphere in a 3D world that also contains power-ups is reminiscent of Nintendo Land meets a 3D Mario game. Level two features characters depicted as being paper-flat, much like Paper Mario. An on-foot and on-track racing level is included, which, slightly more off-the-beaten-path of popular games, is like a similar part of the Monsters vs. Aliens video game adaptation, though it otherwise has the basic set-up and feel of a more traditional family-style racer, like a Mario Kart or the dedicated races in Skylanders Superchargers. See more »

Connections

References Minecraft (2009) See more »

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Written by Jordyn Kane, Brayden Deskins, Colton Fisher, Jason Rabinowitz, Mansa Wakili, Kelli Wakili, Jaron Lamot, Rayna Zemel
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Spectacular! BARBITRON
28 February 2017 | by aloonwolfSee all my reviews

Imagine Barbie in the films TRON and The Last Starfighter. Barbie is a video game player and programmer who gets sucked into her computer to defeat an evil virus. What follows is a crazy, trippy, colourful ride through video game world, full of cool characters and action - but of course there are none of those NASTY violent games where players slaughter images of humans or some other living (or undead) beings.

This film is so much fun, is hugely entertaining all the way through, and looks amazing, with the visuals changing from game to game. There may also be some deeper meanings behind the story and the names used, but as usual it could be interpreted different ways. Highly recommended! :/ ;) :D :O D:


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