‘Barbie’ Ending Explained: What Happens To Barbie? | Glamsquad Movie Update


Stereotypical Barbie’s life in Barbie Land is perfect when the film begins — until it isn’t. She seeks advice from Weird Barbie (Kate McKinnon) when she begins to have thoughts of death, flat feet, and cellulite.

Weird Barbie advises Barbie (Margot Robbie) to go to the real world and find the girl who is playing with her. Barbie must assist the girl in assisting herself by repairing the portal from Barbie Land to the real world.

‘Barbie’ Ending Explained

Barbie quickly realises that Gloria, played by America Ferrera, is the one who is playing with her, not her teen daughter, Sasha (Ariana Greenblatt). Barbie has been seeing Gloria’s memories in her mind. Barbie takes Gloria and Sasha to Barbie Land while on the run from Mattel.

When Barbie arrives, Ken has already begun to introduce patriarchy to Barbie Land. The Barbies are completely under the control of the Kens and have no defence against patriarchy. The Kens are taking over and undoing everything the Barbies have accomplished.

Barbie believes that all hope has been lost. She does not believe she is good enough for anyone or anything. Gloria is the one who encourages Barbie to get back up. Gloria explains in a game-changing monologue how women have always had to fight to succeed in a misogynistic world.

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Women are constantly pressured to be extraordinary. But simply being a woman — even an ordinary woman — is extraordinary in and of itself.

Barbie is jolted out of her funk by Gloria’s speech. Barbie is determined to prevent the Kens from changing the constitution and permanently destroying Barbie Land. The key to un-brainwashing the other Barbies is Gloria’s reality check. Barbie, Gloria, Sasha, and Allan gradually turn the Kens against each other as they bring the Barbies back to their side. This leads to a full-fledged Ken war on the beach.

Barbies reclaim Barbie Land. The Barbies’ complete autonomy has been restored. Despite the chaos he has caused, Barbie consoles Ken after Kendom burns down. Ken admits that he became “uninterested” in patriarchy after realising it wasn’t just about horses.

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Barbie expresses regret to Ken for taking him for granted. However, she still does not share her feelings for him. Ken is, to put it mildly, devastated. He believes that he exists solely because of her. Barbie encourages Ken to discover who he truly is without being concerned about her. Just be concerned about Ken.

Barbie still doesn’t feel like she belongs despite saving Barbie Land. Gloria is intrigued by the conclusion of Barbie’s story. “I don’t think I have an ending,” Barbie confesses. Barbie meets Ruth Handler (Rhea Perlman), the inventor of Barbie. Ruth admits that she made Barbie so that she wouldn’t have an ending. Barbie is meant to keep inspiring.”Humans only have one ending. “Ideas are immortal,” Ruth says.

Barbie reveals she wants to be a part of the people that make meaning. She wants to become human. Ruth makes sure this is really what Barbie wants. Barbie assures her that she’s ready to take charge of her own destiny and discover her true purpose in life.

The final moments of Barbie feature Gloria and Sasha dropping Barbie off at an office building. It seems like Barbie’s going in for a job interview, but she’s actually there to see a gynecologist for the first time. She’s going by the name Barbara, after Ruth’s daughter.

Does Barbie Have A Post-Credits Scene?

Although there is no post-credits scene in Barbie, the credits reel is still enjoyable, featuring nostalgic throwbacks of the iconic Barbie doll.

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