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Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelly Sheridan ...
Barbie / Clara (voice)
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Mouse King (voice)
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Pimm (voice)
Christopher Gaze ...
Major Mint (voice)
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Captain Candy (voice)
French Tickner ...
Kathleen Barr ...
Aunt Drosselmayer / Owl (voice)
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Maid (voice)
Alex Doduk ...
Tommy (voice)
Chantal Strand ...
Kelly (voice)
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Peppermint Girl (voice) (as Britt Mckillip)
Danny McKinnon ...
Gingerbread Boy (voice) (as Danny Mckinnon)
Shona Galbraith ...
Voice of Faeries (voice)
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

Arnie Roth, who does the music for the movie, is also the violinist in the famous group Mannheim Steamroller. They are best known for their Christmas albums. 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 The Nutcracker (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

The Nutcracker
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Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played by London Symphony Orchestra
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Fun for preschoolers
27 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

I was amazed to see the low rating this movie was given! My daughter absolutely loves it. The movie highlights real ballet steps and the original Tchaikovsky score, performed by th London Symphony. The plot is sweet, Barbie is a good role model, and there's a wonderful message. It also almost completely non-violent. The evil rat is wonderfully voiced by Tim Curry. I thought this Barbie movie was much better than Rapunzel but it's certainly rated lower. I have to echo some other comments by saying I've seen it around 100 times with my 2 year old and it's still not completely boring!


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