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Barbie / Rapunzel (voice)
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Gothel (voice)
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Hobie / Palace Guard (voice)
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Stefan (voice)
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Hugo / General (voice)
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Otto / Skinny Swordsman (voice)
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King Frederick (voice)
Christopher Gaze ...
King Wilhelm (voice)
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Fat Swordsman / Baker (voice)
Chantal Strand ...
Kelly / Katrina (voice)
Danny McKinnon ...
Tommy (voice)
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Melody (voice)
Jocelyne Loewen ...
Lorena (voice) (as Jocelyn Loewen)
Dale Wilson ...
Silversmith (voice)
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Barbie is Rapunzel in this beloved story. Kidnapped by an evil witch, Rapunzel is locked in a tower and hidden from the outside world. Rapunzel goes on a journey and with the help of her friends Penelope and Hobie, she manages to get the life she deserves and live happily ever after. Written by Ben Strang

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Goofs

After Penelope puts her foot through the floor, Rapunzel looks down the hole and decides to jump. She lands on the floor, and the fallen wood from the hole is nowhere in sight. See more »

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Gothel: Rapunzel, you and your friends won't live to see the next sunrise!
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At the end of the credits it says: "Love and imagination can change the world." -Barbie See more »

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Followed by Barbie: Fairytopia (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Rapunzel Theme
Written by Arnie Roth
Performed by Becky Taylor
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Suprisingly well-done Barbie fluff...
19 October 2002 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 10/19/2002 - 6 out of 10(Dir-Owen Hurley): Surprisingly well-done Barbie fluff. What impressed me the most about this made-for-video computer animated movie was the obvious time and attention that was put into the story, animation, and character development despite the usual bland Barbie stuff created by Mattel. The animation isn't intended to make you forget that it's animation because we're watching a `doll' in action, not a person(and this is okay). They basically took the Rapunzel character and crafted an entirely different movie than what's in the original book. There is a formidable enemy(voice played by Anjelica Huston), and endearing characters who are Rapunzel's friends(a talking rabbit and a young dragon), as well as a few others who all are done well. There are two very good songs that accompany the movie(although it doesn't try to be a musical), and the usual fairy-tale ending that will please young and those who are young at heart. The bottom line here is that this was a very big surprise to me. I enjoyed this movie from beginning to end, which I believe even those who don't carry the dolls around with us will enjoy this right alongside those younger-folk who do still meddle with them.


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