Questions tagged [barbie]

For questions about the 2023 comedy film based on the long-running Mattel toy line, starring Margot Robbie and directed by Greta Gerwig.

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How many different versions of Barbie are featured in the “Barbie” movie?

In the recent Barbie (2023) movie, how many different versions of Barbie are featured? I'm interested in the diversity of characters and roles they represent.
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What is the significance of Barbie contemplating death in the movie?

In Barbie (2023), we see a unique moment. Margot Robbie, as Barbie­, deals with mortality. This is different from the norm. Usually, Barbie is shown as carefree­ and perfect. The idea of mortality ...
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Why does the 'Barbie' (2023) opening scene pay homage to '2001: A Space Odyssey'?

In the 2023 Barbie movie, the opening scene strikingly resembles the iconic beginning of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. What is the significance or intention behind this similarity?
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Are the CEO's pink drumsticks a reference?

In Barbie (2023), the CEO of Mattel (played by Will Ferrell) brandishes a pair of pink drumsticks: As far as I remember, the CEO doesn't actually use these drumsticks for drumming or anything else in ...
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What are the consequences of humans not returning to the real world?

I recently watched Barbie, where there's a pivotal scene involving men arriving in 'Barbieland' with the intention of bringing two women back to the real world. This moment raised a question for me ...
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Where do the fragments at the end of Barbie come from?

At the end of Barbie, when Barbie meets Ruth, she is shown a number of fragments of what seem to be home movies. Are they indeed fragments of existing home movies? If so, where do they come from?
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Was the release of "Barbie" intentionally coordinated to be on the same day as "Oppenheimer"?

Both "Barbie" and "Oppenheimer" were release on July 21st, 2023. Was this a pure coincidence or was this intentional for marketing purposes?
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