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Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper (2010)

Kelly Sheridan , Melissa Lyons , William Lau  |  NR |  DVD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Kelly Sheridan, Melissa Lyons, Julie Stevens, Mark Hildreth, Mark Luna
  • Directors: William Lau
  • Writers: Cliff Ruby, Elana Lesser
  • Producers: Jesyca C. Durchin, Jennifer Twiner McCarron
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Animated, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Dubbed: French, Spanish
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Universal Studios
  • DVD Release Date: January 5, 2010
  • Run Time: 86 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002TLRG5U
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,523 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Special Features

  • Sing Along with Barbie
  • A First Look at Fairytopia
  • My Favorite Songs
  • Previews

  • Editorial Reviews

    In her first animated musical, featuring seven original songs, Barbie™ comes to life in this modern retelling of a classic tale of mistaken identity and the power of friendship. Based on the story by Mark Twain, Barbie™ as The Princess and the Pauper features Barbie™ in an exciting dual role as a princess and a poor village girl—two girls who look amazingly alike! The girls’ paths are fated to cross when Princess Anneliese™ is captured and Erika™, her look-alike, must try to save her. Can Erika™ pretend to be the Princess and foil her captor, the evil Preminger? And what of the handsome King Dominick, who falls in love with Erika™, mistaking her for Anneliese™? In this magical musical performance, two beautiful, adventurous girls dare to follow their dreams and discover that destiny is written in a very special place: your heart!

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    168 of 174 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Great, even if you are a manly man. October 22, 2004
    Format:VHS Tape
    When my wife called me to ask if I minded her getting this video for my three-year-old daughter, I of course told her that it was fine. I knew I would be stuck watching it over and over because my little girl loves to watch things with her daddy. We sat down before bedtime and popped it in the VCR, and I committed myself to being a good daddy and to spending some quality time with my little one. The movie opened with a rip-roaring musical number, and the quality of the computer animation was very impressive. Being a Mark Twain scholar (I did my thesis on Twain), I was expecting a goofy, silly movie adaptation of the story. After all, Barbie is about as interesting to me as fly vomit. However, what I found was a wonder. The story was excellent, but the songs were the best part of the film. The quality of the musical numbers rivals that of any Disney production. The VHS tape came with a CD with all of the major songs on it. My little girl sits and sings them to me and even asks her dad to join in on the "boy parts" of the song. What struck me about the movie most was the excellent character development in this short film. It was, I have to reluctantly admit, wonderful. Princess Annaliese, Erika, King Dominick, Julian, and the two cats are wonderfully portrayed. However, the stand out character is most definitely Preminger. This is a top-notch villain because he dosen't fit the established mold. He is prissy, vain, and feminine. However, he is also sly, conniving, and cruel hearted. His musical number "How can I refuse?" is among the best "villain songs," I have ever none. There is also a great subplot involving the cats. Even the minor characters stand out. I've watched the film over and over with my little girl, and I have to admit that I enjoyed it every time. And I don't feel a bit unmanly at all.
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    39 of 44 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Nicely Done September 28, 2004
    I just saw this one and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. I knew my daughter would love it, but I didn't expect to like it as well. The story was sweet and I thoroughly enjoyed it. My daughter was particularly delighted with the singing. She loves to sing, and musicals lend themselves for repeated encores by my daughter who learns songs faster than I ever could. If you have never watched a Barbie movie, I would recommend you give them a try, especially if you have a little girl in your home. They are much better than what most people who have not watched them think they are. The messages in the movies are positive, and the movies themselves are captivating and well made. As a parent I can say that I do not get as tired of the Barbie movies as I do of most other cartoon movies when forced to watch them repeatedly by my child. That is a big plus in my book. Barbie Princess and the Pauper is a nice follow up film to the other Barbie movies. We look forward to the next installment in the series.

    Also recommended: Barbie and the Nutcracker, Barbie as Rapunzel, and Barbie in Swan Lake
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    10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars 27yr old Barbie Fan October 10, 2005
    By Moon
    I am 27 yrs old and i dont have any kids, i am still a kid at heart and I loved Barbie Growing up, in 2001 when the Nutcracker came out i thought wow that looks so cute and the animation looks adorable, and since i grew up w/ Barbie I had to have it. I was hooked after watching it and have been collecting all of the movies. Its so nice to sit in bed and watch a really cute animated barbie movie and it makes u feel like a kid again. I feel so happy at the end of the movies just like i did as a kid. The Princess and the Pauper has a GREAT story to it the characters are adorable, I just loved it. Young or Old everyone can enjoy these movies.
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    10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars I love watching it! October 11, 2005
    A Kid's Review
    Format:VHS Tape
    It is simply fabulous! I like the cool graphics and animations! Barbie is in a dual role as Princess and a pauper. I have brown hair and brown eyes like Erika the pauper but I think that Annelise is prettiest! I think King Dominick is the most handsome and romantic, though. Annelise wants to be free and she doesn't like doing her daily lessons but she gets BREAKFAST IN BED!!! Erika wants to be like Annalise and be a princess. Barbie is very pretty in both roles. Here is some more helpful information:

    Special features:

    You can choose a chapter that you were up to last time and you can 'sing with barbie'. You can have a preview look at the songs, too! The special features were better with 'Barbie in the Nutcracker', but this is still COOL!!!


    Mainly pretty dresses. Erika is poor but I adore her aqua blue dress, but not as much as Annelise's sparkly baby pink dress! (I ADORE pink!) They are covered with frilly bits and roses and all kinds of pretty stuff!


    Hardly any! Just a dab of blusher and a sprinkle of eye-shadow here and there! But Barbie is spotless! (she must use moisterising cream!)


    Over an hour, and thats an hour of watching a VERY enjoyable and relaxing film, with songs that simply stick into your mind!

    The time it is SET IN is not too modern, because you don't get too much princesses nowadays and not a huge palace. They speak modern, though! But the houses aren't too modern either, and the dress shop that Erika works in doesn't have any modern machines in.


    Nice and colourful, as with all Barbie films, but not too dark so you stare, or too bright so you squint!
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    Published 11 days ago by D. Frazee
    5.0 out of 5 stars cute movie... buy it in Target or Walmart.
    Very cute movie and Target has is for $5.00 so does Walmart.
    Published 14 days ago by armyboy
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    Published 29 days ago by Trin
    4.0 out of 5 stars Our favorite of the Barbie DVDs
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    Published 1 month ago by Ginthemusicmama
    2.0 out of 5 stars Review for instant video
    I love this movie for the music, for the fun interactions between the cats, for the outtakes in the end credits, etc. So I would give the movie a 5. Read more
    Published 1 month ago by Kathleen Meyer
    5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best Barbie movies ever!
    Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper is such a beautiful classic and I am very happy with this product.They should make more movies like this.:)
    Published 3 months ago by Marliana
    5.0 out of 5 stars This is the best Barbie movie!
    This is the best Barbie movie by far! This is good for young and old Barbie fans. The story is great and the music is amazing. I love this movie and I'm 13 (I'll be 14 in 3 weeks). Read more
    Published 4 months ago by :)
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    a great show for showing what it's like to be in someone else's shoe. also that everyone is not the same.
    Published 4 months ago by Michelle Sweet
    5.0 out of 5 stars loves barbie
    my daughter absolutely loves these Barbie movies. decent prices. I give them as gifts for holidays or as rewards for being extra good.
    Published 4 months ago by C. Zalfino
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