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Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)

Barbie shows that if you are kind, clever and brave, anything is possible in this tale of Clara and her amazing Nutcracker, who set off on an adventure to find the Sugarplum Princess.

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Barbie / Clara (voice)
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Mouse King (voice)
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Pimm (voice)
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Major Mint (voice)
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Captain Candy (voice)
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Aunt Drosselmayer / Owl (voice)
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Maid (voice)
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Tommy (voice)
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Kelly (voice)
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Peppermint Girl (voice) (as Britt Mckillip)
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Gingerbread Boy (voice) (as Danny Mckinnon)
Shona Galbraith ...
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Charles Askegard ...
New York City Ballet Dancer
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Barbie shows that if you are kind, clever and brave, anything is possible in this tale of Clara and her amazing Nutcracker, who set off on an adventure to find the Sugarplum Princess.

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Barbie starring in her first movie


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Trivia

Kelly Sheridan (Barbie) and Kirby Morrow (Nutcracker) also play characters that share a romantic relationship in the anime series Inuyasha. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Nutcracker: [to Clara] Thank you for saving my life, and for your superior nursing skills.
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Version of Nutcracker on Ice (2009) See more »

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The Nutcracker
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Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played by London Symphony Orchestra
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Barbie done right!
3 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

I was 19 when I saw this on Thanksgiving 2001, too old, perhaps, but I love "The Nutcracker" and had to make sure they didn't butcher it. To my surprise, it was an enjoyable, tasteful version of the ballet! Even though I've come to hate Barbie, she's not as bimbo-esque as they've made her to be over the years. Shocking still, Clara was actually a positive role model for young girls. Clara isn't your typical 14-year-old (I THINK that's how old the character was). She's more interested in travel and excitement than romance. She's also sweet, spunky, and brave, a nice modern girl.

There are new touches up the wazoo, but don't worry. There's still a ballet and love story to tell. For once, it's Barbie you can be proud of. So sit back come Christmas, relax, and let your young girls enjoy "Barbie in the Nutcracker"!


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