When is the new Barbie movie coming out on Netflix? (Updated)

Barbie movie coming out on Netflix

Barbie is undoubtedly one of the biggest movies of 2023 and has been nominated at the Oscars in several categories. The film features a stellar cast, with Oscar-nominated Margot Robbie in the lead role as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie’s dream man, Ken.

Here is everything you need to know about the movie: its digital release date, cast, awards, and, most importantly, when Barbie is coming to Netflix.

When is the new Barbie movie coming out on Netflix?

There is no announcement made by Netflix or Warner Bros on the Barbie Netflix release date. However, as per our estimates, Barbie will be released on Netflix on April 20, 2024.

This date is based on our speculations and has not been announced by the streaming platforms. The release date of the movie can be postponed.

How can we predict?

We have been following the movie release patterns on Netflix. It takes at least eight or nine months for a WarberBros movie to land on Netflix in specific regions. We have observed it with The Batman, The Matrix Resurrections, and Secrets of Dumble Door.

Barbie movie 2023 digital release date

Barbie was the highest-grossing film of 2023, surpassing Super Mario Bros. Movie. It became available for rent and purchase on iTunes and Amazon on September 12, 2024.

Barbie release date

The new Barbie movie opened in theaters on July 21, 2023, and became an instant sensation. The buzz created on social media was one of a kind, and its success surprised its creator— Warner Bros.

The movie scored a 6.9/10 on IMDb and was nominated for 8 Oscar Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

Where is Barbie movie streaming?

The movie is streaming on the following OTT/VOD platforms.

The movie is distributed by Warner Bros and is now streaming on Max in the United States. In Canada the movie was digitally released for streaming on Crave.

Barbie is not streaming in the UK or Australia. But it is available on Now TV in most European countries.

Barbie trailer

What is the plot of Barbie?

In Barbieland, a matriarchal society of various Barbies and Kens, Beach Ken seeks a deeper connection with Barbie, who values her independence and friendships. After experiencing existential doubts and physical imperfections, Barbie embarks on a journey to the real world with Ken to find her child owner and confront issues of unrealistic beauty standards.

Their adventure leads to Barbie’s capture and a shift in Barbieland’s power dynamics, where Kens temporarily assumes control, enforcing patriarchal roles. However, with the help of allies, Barbie overcomes indoctrination, reestablishes matriarchal balance, and champions inclusivity. Learning from her experiences and the spirit of Barbie’s creator, Barbie chooses to become human, exploring life beyond her doll origins.

The cast of Barbie

Here are the cast members of the movie.

  • Margot Robbie as Barbie
  • Ryan Gosling as Ken
  • Issa Rae as Barbie
    • Popular works: Insecure, The Photograph, Little
  • Kate McKinnon as Barbie
    • Popular works: Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters, The Spy Who Dumped Me
  • Alexandra Shipp as Barbie
  • Emma Mackey as Barbie
  • Hari Nef as Barbie
    • Popular works: Transparent, Assassination Nation, You
  • Sharon Rooney as Barbie
    • Popular works: My Mad Fat Diary, Dumbo, The Capture
  • Ana Cruz Kayne as Barbie
    • Popular works: Little Women, The Dark and the Wicked, Blue Bloods
  • Ritu Arya as Barbie
    • Popular works: The Umbrella Academy, Feel Good, Red Notice
  • Dua Lipa as Barbie
    • Notable for her music career, this might be one of her first major acting roles
  • Nicola Coughlan as Barbie
    • Popular works: Bridgerton, Derry Girls, Harlots
  • Emerald Fennell as Midge
    • Popular works: Promising Young Woman (Director), The Crown, Killing Eve (Writer/Producer)
  • Simu Liu as Ken
    • Popular works: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Kim’s Convenience, Taken
  • Kingsley Ben-Adir as Ken
    • Popular works: One Night in Miami, The OA, Peaky Blinders
  • Ncuti Gatwa as Ken
    • Popular works: Sex Education, Stonemouth, The Last Letter from Your Lover
  • Scott Evans as Ken
    • Popular works: Grace and Frankie, Before We Go, Almost Love
  • John Cena as Ken

Barbie on Social Media

The Barbie movie is known for its extraordinary social media marketing, which led to a high footfall in cinemas, and ticket sales skyrocketed. Here is Barbie on Twitter.

Barbie in News

According to Olivia Petter from Independent, The story may seem overly simple, almost to the point of not having a story. However, this simplicity is intentional. The absence of traditional drama allows for a distinct kind of emotional depth that engages the audience until the very end. This approach is particularly unusual since the narrative unfolds primarily from Nora’s perspective, capturing the nuances of her emotional experience.

Wrap Up

The Barbie movie is heavenly focused on Women’s empowerment, and that is a good thing. The story is unique and is definitely a must watch for everyone. We have discussed everything you need to know about the movie: its release date, Barbie Netflix release date, cast, trailer, and when it is coming to Netflix.


When will the Barbie movie be released on Netflix?

According to our estimates, the movie will be released on Netflix in April, maybe after April 20. Netflix or Warner Bros. have not made the official announcement.

What is the genre of the movie?

The movie is placed in the Adventure, comedy, and fantasy genres.

Who is the director?

Greta Gerwig is the director of the movie. She has also written the story of the movie.

Who are the producers?

David Heyman, Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley, and Robbie Brenner are the producers.

What is the runtime of the movie?

The Barbie movie is 114 minutes long.

Can I watch Barbie 2023 on Netflix USA?

We don’t this so. That is because the movie is already streaming on Max and Warner Bros wont be alloting the movie’s streaming rights to Netflix to avoid competition.

What Barbie movies are on Netflix?

Here is a list of Barbie movies and series which are streaming on Netflix.

  • Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse (Series, 2012)
  • Barbie: Princess Charm School (Movie, 2011)
  • Barbie Dolphin Magic (Movie, 2017)
  • Barbie: Spy Squad (Movie, 2016)
  • Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (Movie, 2010)
  • Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures (Series, 2018)
  • Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Go Team Roberts (Series, 2019)
  • Barbie Princess Adventure (Movie, 2020)
  • Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday (Movie, 2021)
  • Barbie Big City Big Dreams (Movie, 2020)
  • Barbie: It Takes Two (Series, 2022)
  • Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (Movie, 2004)
  • Barbie: The Pearl Princess (Movie, 2014)
  • Barbie as Rapunzel (Movie, 2002)
  • Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (Movie, 2006)
  • Barbie Mermaid Power (Movie, 2022)
  • Barbie Epic Road Trip (Movie, 2022)
  • Barbie: Skipper and the Big Babysitting Adventure (Movie, 2023)
  • Barbie: A Touch of Magic (Series, 2023)

Barbie Awards

Here is the list of awards the movie has been nominated for.


  • Best Picture
  • Best Supporting Actor — Ryan Gosling (nominee)
  • Best Supporting Actress — America Ferrera (nominee)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay (nominee)
  • Best Costume Design (nominee)
  • Best Production Design (nominee)
  • Best Original Song — “I’m Just Ken” (nominee)
  • Best Original Song — “What Was I Made For” (nominee)

BAFTA Film Awards

  • Best Leading Actress — Margot Robbie (nominee)
  • Best Supporting Actor — Ryan Gosling (nominee)
  • Best Original Screenplay (nominee)
  • Best Costume Design (nominee)
  • Best Production Design (nominee)

Golden Globes

  • Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (nominee)
  • Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy — Margot Robbie (nominee)
  • Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture — Ryan Gosling (nominee)
  • Best Director — Greta Gerwig (nominee)
  • Best Screenplay (nominee)
  • Best Original Song — “Dance the Night” (nominee)
  • Best Original Song — “I’m  Just Ken” (nominee)
  • Best Original Song — “What Was I Made For?” (winner)
  • Cinematic and Box Office Achievement (winner)

American Film Institute

  • AFI Top 10 Motion Picture of the Year

Critics Choice Awards

  • Best Picture (nominee)
  • Best Actress — Margot Robbie (nominee)
  • Best Supporting Actor — Ryan Gosling (nominee)
  • Bes Supporting Actress — America Ferrera (nominee)
  • Best Young Actor/Actress — Ariana Greenblatt (nominee)
  • Best Acting Ensemble (nominee)
  • Best Director — Greta Gerwig (nominee)
  • Best Original Screenplay (winner)
  • Best Cinematography (nominee)
  • Best Production Design (winner)
  • Best Editing (nominee)
  • Best Costume Design (winner)
  • Best Hair and Makeup (winner)
  • Best Comedy (winner)
  • Best Song — “Dance the Night” (nominee)
  • Best Song — “I’m Just Ken” (winner)
  • Best Song — “What Was I Made For” (nominee)
  • Best Score (nominee)

Gotham Awards

  • Outstanding Supporting Performance — Ryan Gosling (nominee)

London Critics’ Circle Awards

  • Film of the Year (nominee)
  • Director of the Year — Greta Gerwig (nominee)
  • Screenwriter of the Year — Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach (nominee)
  • Supporting Actor of the Year — Ryan Gosling (nominee)
  • Technical Achievement Award — Production Design (nominee)

Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

  • Best Supporting Performance — Ryan Gosling (runner-up)
  • Best Cinematography (runner-up)
  • Best Production Design (winner)
  • Best Music Score (runner-up)

National Board of Review

  • Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography (co-winner)
  • Top 10 Films of the Year

SAG Awards

  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (nominee)
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role — Margot Robbie (nominee)
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role — Ryan Gosling (nominee)
  • Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture (nominee)

Written by Mickel Clark

Mickel is a streaming aficionado who loves nothing more than to pen down his thoughts about the movies, anime and TV shows he has watched and likes sharing hacks on how to stream them online.