Watch Barbie: The Princess & The Popstar
- 1 hr 15 min
Almost no one is as recognizable as Barbie. Little girls have worshiped her for decades. The movie Barbie: The Princess & the Popstar stars the icon in a fanciful take of the tale The Prince and the Pauper. In The Princess & the Popstar, Barbie plays Tori, a princess of the magical kingdom Meribella. Tori is a kind-hearted free spirit who loves to sing and dance. She is bored with her royal duties and would rather play with her sisters. Princess Tori does not have any fun doing the typical princess things like attending ceremonies, keeping her composure, and acting properly. She longs for the chance to have a fun life like her favorite popstar, Keira. Keira is a world-famous singer. She gets to travel around the world, meeting people and seeing sights others only dream about. While Keira enjoys touring and seeing her fans, she is not fulfilled. Her passion is songwriting, but it seems she never has time for it. The 500th anniversary of Meribella is approaching, and Keira is supposed to perform at the big festival. Tori is so excited to see her idol. When the two girls meet, they become instant friends. Keira tells Tori how she'd love to be a princess. While on a tour of the castle, they joke about trading places. Keira confides she has a magical microphone that can change any outfit into whatever she wants. Tori then shows Keira that she has a magical hairbrush that can change her hair. When they change outfits and hairstyles, they discover that they look alike. Trading places doesn't seem so far-fetched anymore. Tori convinces Keira to trade places for one day. Tori teaches Keira how to be a princess. Keira coaches Tori on how to be a popstar. While they both initially enjoy living another life, each realizes it isn't as easy at they thought it would be. After a day of being someone else, saving the kingdom, and keeping Keira's career, both come to the realization that it's always better to be yourself.