How to watch Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie in Australia

How to watch Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie in Australia
  • PublishedSeptember 20, 2023

Step back into the enchantingly pink world of Barbie, with the billion-dollar blockbuster movie now available to rent or buy online.

Brought to life by director Greta Gerwig – the first female director of a billion-dollar movie – the film stars Margot Robbie (Barbie) and Ryan Gosling (Ken), who discover the perils of living among humans in the “real world”.

If you missed out on the theatrical release of this highly-anticipated fantasy comedy, we’ve got all the details on how and where to watch Barbie online in Australia.

How much does it cost to rent or buy Barbie in Australia?

Barbie became available to rent and/or buy in Australia on either Apple TV, the Google Play Store, YouTube or Amazon Prime Video on 16 September.

Regardless of which platform you choose, the price is the same. It’s $29.99 to rent, allowing you 30 days to start watching and 48 hours to finish once you hit play. On the other hand, for $34.99, you can buy the movie and keep it in your digital collection forever. Both versions are available in glorious ultra high definition 4K video.

Considering the price difference and the opportunity to have Barbie at your fingertips permanently, buying seems like the better value.

Margot Robbie arriving at Sydney Airport. Picture: John Appleyard

Margot Robbie arriving at Sydney Airport. Picture: John Appleyard

Is Barbie available to stream online in Australia?

While Barbie isn’t available for streaming just yet, you can expect it to hit Foxtel and Binge. Given that it’s a Warner Bros. production, you can count on these streaming platforms to bring Barbie to your screens for a seamless streaming experience.

The date has not yet been released.

IMAX release and exclusive post-credit scene

If you’re a true Barbie enthusiast, here’s an exciting update. Barbie will be re-released in IMAX theatres for one week only, starting from 22 September 2023. This special IMAX screening will feature new and exclusive post-credit footage, personally selected by director Greta Gerwig herself.

Those in Australia will have the opportunity to see this special IMAX screening from October 12-15 at IMAX Melbourne, with tickets on sale now.

Warner Bros. executives have shared their enthusiasm for this IMAX release, emphasising that Barbie was created for the big screen, making IMAX the perfect platform to experience its magic. It’s a special treat for Barbie fans, allowing you to delve even deeper into the world of the film.

Greta Gerwig expressed her excitement, saying, “We made Barbie for the big screen, so it’s a thrill to be able to bring it to IMAX, the biggest screen of all.”

This exclusive IMAX release is a token of appreciation to all Barbie fans, promising an unforgettable cinematic experience.

Don’t miss the chance to embark on Barbie’s incredible journey of self-discovery.

Whether you choose to rent, buy, or experience it in IMAX, Barbie promises a delightful and memorable adventure for viewers in Australia.

When was the Barbie theatrical release in Australia?

Barbie, the live-action adaptation of the iconic fashion dolls by Mattel, hit the screens around the world on 21 July 2023.

The film has been so successful, that tickets to see the film are still available at several theatres across Australia.


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