In her first movie brimming with Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's enchanting music, Barbie (Kelly Sheridan) gives life to the plucky young girl, Clara, as she narrates the fascinating story of the Nutcracker to her younger sister, Kelly (Chantal Strand). When Clara receives a lustrous wooden nutcracker from Aunt Elizabeth Drosselmeyer (Kathleen Barr) as a Christmas present, that same night, the magical toy comes to life to protect her from the army of the evil Mouse King (Tim Curry). However, the invader manages to shrink her to toy size. Now, Clara and her defender, the brave Nutcracker (Kirby Morrow), embark on a marvellous adventure, in search of the beautiful Sugarplum Princess - the only one capable of breaking the spell. Can a dash of valor help Clara thwart the King's plans?
Starring in Her First Feature-Length Movie!
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Did You Know?
In an attempt to heal the nation, on February 14, 2021, podcast hosts Richard Martin and Alexander "AJ" Jones of the Cult Popture Podcast released an 18+ hour comprehensive podcast reviewing the 37 Barbie films. The retrospective took over a month to prepare and features numerous guest speakers as well as an original song created specially for the podcast. See more
Barbie kicks her shoe at the Mouse King's head, then as she gets down from the mantelpiece, it is back on her foot with no sign of her having retrieved it. See more
Thank you for saving my life, and for your superior nursing skills.
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Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played by London Symphony Orchestra See more