Barbie: Epic Road Trip
Promotional artwork
Directed byConrad Helten
Written byAury Wallington
Based on
Produced bySusan Corbin
  • Christopher Keenan
  • Frederic Soulie
  • Ann Austen (co-executive producers)
Music byThe Math Club
Distributed by
Release date
  • October 25, 2022 (2022-10-25)
Running time
65 minutes
  • United States
  • Canada

Barbie: Epic Road Trip[1][2][3][4][5] or Barbie Epic Road Trip[6] is a 2022 CGI-animated adventure comedy children's interactive television special directed by Conrad Helten and written by Aury Wallington which debuted on Netflix[7] on 25 October.

The 41st entry in the Barbie film series, it is also the first interactive production in the Barbie media franchise. The core components of Barbie's friends and family and Barbie "Brooklyn" Roberts reprise their roles in this production.[8]


The title and the promotional artwork for this film/movie was revealed by Mattel co-president, Richard L. Dickson, while putting out a presentation for analysts and the company's board of directors on 18 February 2022, which also showcased the promotional artwork for the previous production: a television film named "Barbie: Mermaid Power".[9] The first pre-release revelation of the film was released on 10 October 2022 through Screen Rant[10] and The Hollywood Reporter, with the latter on the back of Mattel announcing a signature of a long-term contract extension with Netflix for more Barbie-branded productions.[11]


"Barbie goes on a cross-country adventure/trek with friends and makes big decisions about the future. Which dream will she choose?"[12]

Voice cast

As per the closing credits:[13][14]

Other characters include Trey Reardon, Barbie's puppy Taffy, Ned and Ted Johnson, Bella & Ella Blue, Chuckles and Truffles.


The film featured only one single titled Flip the Script, which was released on 17 October 2022 on global music streaming services. It was written by Brayden Deskins, Brandon Stewart, Nicky Egan, Khristiana Parchman and Colton Fisher, produced by The Math Club and performed by Lydia Li.

See also


  1. ^ "Interactive special Barbie: Epic Road Trip to air on Netflix". Toy World Magazine | The business magazine with a passion for toys. 26 October 2022. Retrieved 23 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Barbie: Epic Road Trip – Interactive Movie on Netflix". Martin Cid Magazine. 22 November 2022. Retrieved 23 November 2022.
  3. ^ "Barbie: Epic Road Trip". BBFC. Retrieved 20 October 2022.
  4. ^ Green, Jennifer (26 October 2022). "Barbie: Epic Road Trip Movie Review". Common Sense Media. Retrieved 1 November 2022.
  5. ^ Boccella, Maggie (24 October 2022). "Barbie: Epic Road Trip Clip: The Girls Get an Audition". Collider. Retrieved 3 October 2022.
  6. ^ "Barbie Epic Road Trip". Netflix. 25 October 2022. Retrieved 23 November 2022.
  7. ^ Rousseau, Vivian (25 October 2022). "Kids Can Choose Where Barbie Travels While Watching 'Barbie: Epic Road Trip' on Netflix". The Toy Insider. Retrieved 9 December 2022.
  8. ^ Sprankles, Julie (21 October 2022). "Watch An Exclusive Sneak Peek Of Netflix's 'Barbie: Epic Road Trip'". Scary Mommy. Retrieved 23 November 2022.
  9. ^ Dickson, Richard (18 February 2022). "Mattel 2022 Analyst Presentation". Mattel Investors. p. 32. Archived from the original on 19 February 2022. Retrieved 11 March 2022.
  10. ^ Hullender, Tatiana (10 October 2022). "Barbie: Epic Road Trip Trailer Reveals Interactive Adventure [EXCLUSIVE]". Screen Rant. Retrieved 25 November 2022. The first project under the multi-year content partnership is an interactive special called Barbie: Epic Road Trip, which debuts Oct. 25.
  11. ^ Porter, Rick (21 October 2022). "Netflix, Mattel Sign Deal for More Barbie Content". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 November 2022.
  12. ^ "Barbie Epic Road Trip (2022) directed by Conrad Helten • Reviews, film + cast". Letterboxd. 27 October 2022. Retrieved 20 November 2022.
  13. ^ "Barbie Epic Road Trip (2022) directed by Conrad Helten • Reviews, film + cast". Letterboxd. Retrieved 9 December 2022.
  14. ^ "Barbie: Epic Road Trip – Full Cast & Crew". TV Guide. Retrieved 9 December 2022.