Barbie Movie’s Digital Release Faces Delays Amid Box Office Triumph

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By Black Widow

The highly-anticipated Barbie movie, led by Margot Robbie, has been making waves at the box office since its debut on July 21, breaking numerous records. However, while its theatrical success had fans speculating about a possible delay in its digital release, recent developments have shed light on Warner Bros.’ plans.

Barbie Digital Release Date

According to an official listing from YouTube Movies, via WhenToStream, Barbie will be available for digital purchase on Tuesday, September 12.

This announcement followed Warner Bros.’s recent statement that the movie would debut on digital platforms on September 5. These dates have raised questions about a possible delay in the film’s streaming release.


Before its digital debut, Barbie is set to have a limited one-week run in IMAX theaters starting September 22. This exclusive release in IMAX will feature a new post-credits scene chosen by the film’s director, Greta Gerwig.

The decision to extend Barbie’s presence in theaters suggests Warner Bros.’s commitment to increasing the movie’s box office earnings, which are approaching an impressive $1.3 billion.

Special Features in Barbie’s Digital Release

The confirmation of Barbie’s digital release is exciting news for fans eager to revisit the film. This release will likely include unique features that provide a deeper look into the movie’s production.

In the weeks following Barbie’s theatrical release, the cast and crew revealed details about deleted scenes that didn’t make the final cut. Notably, a deleted scene called “Midge in Labor” was teased in an interview with Barbie editor Nick Houy.


This scene hinted at a humorous sequence involving the character giving birth. Additionally, Helen Mirren, the movie’s narrator, was said to have a cameo during this scene.

Director Greta Gerwig also mentioned her attempt to include a “fart opera” in the film, showcasing the team’s playful approach to comedy. While this scene didn’t make it to the theatrical version, fans are hopeful that it might be included in the digital release.

As fans eagerly await the digital release, they can anticipate special features that offer insights into deleted scenes and the creative process behind the film. Whether it’s the comical “Midge in Labor” scene or the elusive “fart opera,” these extras promise an entertaining experience for Barbie enthusiasts.

Barbie’s journey from the box office to digital platforms is set to be a captivating one, with fans eagerly anticipating its next chapter.