Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses

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"Enchanted dancing in a magical world!"
  • TV-Y
  • 2006
  • 1 hr 21 min
  • 6.8  (3,866)

Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses is a 2006 direct-to-DVD animated movie, produced by Mainframe Entertainment, and directed by Greg Richardson. It is the ninth installment in the Barbie film series and features the voice talents of Kelly Sheridan, Catherine O'Hara, Nicole Oliver, Jennifer Copping, and more. The movie follows the story of Princess Genevieve, who discovers a magical world of dancing hidden beneath her home. The movie combines a heartwarming story about sisterhood, loyalty, and love with stunning dance sequences and imaginative visuals.

The story begins with King Randolph, who has an unusual problem. His twelve daughters, all princesses, are always exhausted when they wake up each morning, and their shoes are worn out from dancing every night. The king wants to know where the princesses go and what they do at night. He offers a substantial prize to anyone who can discover their secret. But, despite numerous attempts by his knights, no one can solve the mystery.

Desperate to save their kingdom from financial ruin and their father's wrath, Princess Genevieve and her sisters explore the castle's many rooms and discover a secret, mystical world where they dance every night. The princesses wear beautiful, sparkling gowns and dance to enchanting music, led by their ballet instructor, Derek. The girls adore Derek and are grateful for his company, but when they start disappearing one by one, Genevieve realizes that her sisters are in grave danger.

Genevieve and Derek take center stage as they confront the danger and work together to save their kingdom and their family. The movie showcases stunning dance sequences, and the princesses' distinctive personalities make them all unique and engaging characters. The story also emphasizes the importance of family, particularly the special bond between sisters.

The animation in Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses is exceptional, with breathtaking landscapes and intricate palace interiors. The movie also features a delightful cast of supporting characters, including the funny butler, Rowena, and the amusing pets, such as Brutus, the giant crocodile.

The songs and music numbers in the movie are top-notch. The dancing princesses' routines are lovely and impressive, with colorful outfits and perfect choreography. One of the standout moments in the movie is a duet performed by Genevieve and Derek called "Shine." The song is emotionally charged and showcases the talents of the two leads.

In summary, Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses is an entertaining and heartwarming movie that combines a delightful fairy tale story with top-notch animation, music, dance, and characters. It's a story about love, loyalty, and the bonds of sisterhood. The movie is perfect for children and adults alike and provides a joyful viewing experience for the whole family.

Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses is a 2006 animated movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 21 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

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    6.8  (3,866)