Barbie: The Island Princess
Mattel's prized doll Barbie plays Ro, a girl shipwrecked on a deserted island with only an elephant, a panda and a peacock for company in this animated feature. But after a prince rescues her, Barbie finds it hard to adjust to civilization. As she struggles to find her place in the world, she hopes to be reunited with her long-lost parents in this musical adventure featuring nine original songs.
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NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this gentle story will appeal to children who love animals and/or Barbie, and that its original music score may even draw in the grown-ups. The main character talks about missing the family from whom she was separated at a young age. A depiction of a near-drowning is harrowing, and younger kids may need some help understanding the villain's motivation, which is presented in song. The traits that define the heroine are bravery and compassion, not just beauty.
- Sexual Content
- Chaste romance -- nothing more graphic than a kiss at the altar.
- A few scenes of short-lived peril. A depiction of a near-drowning.
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- Two characters who might have been enemies in another studio's hands end up being kind to and supportive of each other -- good girl-power message. And the well-sketched villain gets a timely comeuppance. The main character never wavers in her self-awareness, making her irresistible to the prince. Extremely positive images of kindness to animals.
- Unavoidable, because this is part of the Barbie franchise. Toy aisles are crowded with spinoffs related to this movie, from dolls to a hairstyling head.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Not applicable
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it