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2 October 2001 (USA) See more »
Barbie starring in her first movie
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. | Add synopsis »
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order)
Kelly Sheridan ... Barbie / Clara (voice)

Kirby Morrow ... Nutcracker / Prince Eric (voice)

Tim Curry ... Mouse King (voice)

Peter Kelamis ... Pimm (voice)
Christopher Gaze ... Major Mint (voice)

Ian James Corlett ... Captain Candy (voice)
French Tickner ... Grandfather Drosselmayer (voice)
Kathleen Barr ... Aunt Drosselmayer / Owl (voice)

Cathy Weseluck ... Maid (voice)
Alex Doduk ... Tommy (voice)
Chantal Strand ... Kelly (voice)

Britt McKillip ... 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
Maria Kowroski ... New York City Ballet Dancer

Benjamin Millepied ... New York City Ballet Dancer
Nora Y. Mullman ... New York City Ballet Dancer
Abi Stafford ... New York City Ballet Dancer
Janie Taylor ... New York City Ballet Dancer

Directed by
Owen Hurley 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Linda Engelsiepen 
Ruth Handler  characters
Hilary Hinkle 
E.T.A. Hoffmann  story
Rob Hudnut 

Produced by
Jesyca C. Durchin .... producer
Asaph Fipke .... executive producer in charge of production
Rob Hudnut .... executive producer
Ian Pearson .... executive producer
Ian Richter .... associate producer
Jennifer Twiner McCarron .... producer
Film Editing by
Paul Gill 
Art Direction by
Tony Pulham 
Production Management
Jim Cerrotta .... post-production supervisor
Anne Parducci .... production manager: executive in charge of creative
Sarah Wall .... production manager
Art Department
Ken Henderson .... art department head
Sound Department
Troy Allen .... sound editor
Thomas Chan .... sound editor
Glen Darcey .... sound editor
Larry Ellis .... sound editor
Zack Fagan .... sound editor
R.D. Floyd .... supervising sound editor
William Griggs .... sound editor
Ossama Khuluki .... foley artist
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr editor
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr recorder
Diane Parrino .... foley artist
Sergio Reyes .... sound re-recording mixer
B. Tennyson Sebastian III .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Vitello .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Paul Cech .... motion capture integrator: Mainframe Entertainment
Rob Daly .... motion capture talent
Andrea Donnelly .... motion capture department head: Mainframe Entertainment
Andrea Donnelly .... senior motion capture shoot supervisor
Kelt Eccleston .... motion capture talent
Demian Gordon .... motion capture supervisor: department head
Jason Gross .... visual effects supervisor
Angela Guenette .... modeler
Bassim Haddad .... technical director: Filmbox - Mainframe Entertainment
Ashley Hale .... motion capture talent
Michelle Harrison .... motion capture talent
Casey Kwan .... director of technical development
Kin Fung Kwok .... modeler (2001)
Sheryl Low .... modeler
Sean Ludlam .... motion capture production assistant
Alastair Macleod .... filmbox supervisor
Terra C. MacLeod .... motion capture talent (as Terra Macleod)
Craig March .... motion capture talent
Kenneth G. McIntyre .... motion capture talent (as Kenneth Mcintyre)
Patrick Parenteau .... senior visual effects animator
Calum Worthy .... motion capture talent
Michael Mussellam .... digital effects supervisor: pre-production (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeffrey Cappleman .... lighting supervisor
William Chan .... lighting supervisor
Animation Department
Mike Dharney .... animator
Michael Ferraro .... animation director
Allen LeCorre .... animation supervisor
Yousuf Mapara .... animator
Murray McCarron .... lead character artist
Craig McPherson .... animator
Gino Nichele .... animation director
Ricardo Rodrigues .... technical animator
Sherilan Weinhart .... storyboard artist
Editorial Department
Anne Hoerber .... on-line editor
Bob Wenokur .... studio post-production representative
Music Department
Curtis S.D. MacDonald .... music editor
Arnie Roth .... music editor
Other crew
Tim Belsher .... research and development
Giuliana Bertuzzi .... production controller
Stefanie Boose .... production coordinator
Katrina Conwright .... research and development
Steven Dugaro .... software engineer
Patti Howard .... production assistant
Sarah Maizes .... director of development
Peter Martins .... choreographer
Jason Osipa .... technical director
Mercedes J. Sichon .... production coordinator
Shelley Tabbut .... production assistant

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USA:55 min (TV version) | Argentina:76 min
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Did You Know?

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 »
Continuity: 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 »
Nutcracker:[to Clara] Thank you for saving my life, and for your superior nursing skills.See more »
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The NutcrackerSee more »


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It's All About Tim Curry, 7 July 2014
Author: ikrani

No hero is worth his salt without a great villain, and no actor is better at playing an animated villain than Tim Curry.

Yeah, the animation's nice for a 2001 project and yeah, it's basically a feature-length advertisement for the deluge of toyetic characters and props that it features, but you know what? They put their all into making it as entertaining an ad for toys as G.I. Joe or Transformers ever were. The story's pretty solid, the action's not to bad, Barbie is a surprisingly interesting character in her role as Clara. But by far the best element in this film is Tim Curry as the Mouse King, who you have to wonder why ANYONE would leave their kingdom and magic scepter to inherit. My only real complaint about this film are the deviations from the source material. Don't get me wrong, most of them work but a few are clearly there to pad out the movie or shoehorn in more of Tchaikovsky's original Nutcracker score.

But, seriously, if nothing else, watch this film for Tim Curry. Playing power-hungry, deliciously evil villains are when he's at his very best, and the Mouse King is no exception.

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