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"The power to change the world has been inside you all along."

Barbie in Princess Power is a Barbie movie released in March 2015. It is preceded by Barbie and the Secret Door and followed by Barbie In Rock N Royals.

Barbie stars as Kara, a modern-day princess with a relatively everyday life who wishes she could do more to help her kingdom. After being kissed by a magical butterfly, Kara gains super powers and becomes the superheroine Super Sparkle, saving the day from criminals and natural disasters.

But Kara's jealous cousin Corinne catches the butterfly and transforms into Dark Sparkle, her rival. Intent on showing each other up, they must put aside their differences when the kingdom's real enemy attacks.

The trailer can be seen here.

This movie contains examples of:

  • Superheroes Wear Capes: And these ones flare out to fly.
  • Super-Strength: One of the superpowers Kara and Corinne gain is super strength.
  • Team Pet: Kara has Parker, a cat and Newton, a dog, while the Baron has a frog, Bruce.
  • The Kids Are American: Kara, Corinne, Gabby and Zooey all have American/Canadian accents, despite Kristoff and Karina being English.

The power to change the world has been inside you all along.