Based on one of the biggest IPs ever, Greta Gerwig‘s live-action Barbie film is finally here. Barbie stars Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken, and it has some of the most colorful imagery you can find in recent films. The fans of the plastic doll have been fascinated with the film since its first teaser came out and now with its great box office performance and praise from both the critics and the audience. We can assume that the film doesn’t disappoint. So, if you also like Barbie, here are some similar films you should watch next.
Legally Blonde (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) is a California blonde with couture clothes (mostly pink), fabulous friends and the hottest boyfriend on campus. So when Warner Huntington III suddenly dumps her and heads to Harvard Law School, Elle takes matters into her own manicured hands. She enrolls too! Now getting Warner back should be a snap (well, maybe a bend and snap), right? Wrong! Elle’s about to begin the toughest fight of her life…for love, honor, justice and respect for blondes everywhere!
Synopsis: For princess-to-be Giselle, life is a fairy tale — until she’s banished from the animated land of Andalasia and thrust into the very unmagical, live-action world of modern-day Manhattan. When a cynical, no-nonsense divorce lawyer comes to her aid, little does he realize that this joyful, wide-eyed innocent is about to enchant him.
La La Land (Netflix)
Synopsis: Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. Summit Entertainment presents, an Imposter Pictures / Gilbert Films production, a Marc Platt production, a Damien Chazelle film.
Wreck-It Ralph (Disney+)
Synopsis: From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping journey in Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph. For decades, Ralph has played the bad guy in his popular video game. In a bold move, he embarks on an action-packed adventure and sets out to prove to everyone that he is a true hero with a big heart. As he explores exciting new worlds, he teams up with some unlikely new friends including feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz. Then, when an evil enemy threatens their world, Ralph realizes he holds the fate of the entire arcade in his massive hands.
The Wizard of Oz (Max)
Synopsis: In this classic musical fantasy, Judy Garland stars as Dorothy Gale, a young Kansas farm girl who dreams of a land “somewhere over the rainbow.” Dorothy’s dream comes true when she, her dog, Toto, and her family’s house are transported by a tornado to a bright and magical world unlike anything she has seen before. Unfortunately, she makes a mortal enemy of a wicked witch when the house falls on the hag’s sister. Now, befriended by a scarecrow without a brain, a tin man with no heart and a cowardly lion–and protected by a pair of enchanted ruby slippers–Dorothy sets off along a yellow brick road for the Emerald City to beseech the all-powerful Wizard of Oz for his help to return home.
Amélie (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Original Screenplay, this magical comedy met overwhelming acclaim nationwide. A painfully shy waitress working at a tiny Paris café, Amelie makes a surprising discovery and sees her life drastically changed for the better! From then on, Amelie dedicates herself to helping others find happiness…in the most delightfully unexpected ways! But will she have the courage to do for herself what she has done for others?
Moulin Rouge! (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: This story is about Truth, Beauty, Freedom… but above all… Love. Idealistic Christian (Ewan McGregor) is drawn into the dark, fantastical underworld of the Parisian nightclub, the Moulin Rouge. In this seedy but glamorous haven of sex, drugs and electricity, the poet-innocent finds himself plunged into a passionate but ultimately tragic love affair with the club’s highest paid star and the city’s most famous courtesan, Satin (Nicole Kidman). Directed by internationally renowned Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann, Moulin Rouge is a euphorically high-style vision of a glamorous 19th century underworld captured for contemporary audiences.