As the superhit Barbie movie has been banned in some countries, people often ask me if it is forbidden in Saudi Arabia too? Here is how you can watch Barbie in Saudi Arabia.
List of countries where Barbie is banned
Barbie movie was banned in some countries for several reasons, such as inappropriate content and going against that country’s culture. The countries where Barbie movie is banned include the following;
- Kuwait banned the Barbie movie as it promotes ideas and beliefs alien to Kuwaiti society and public order.
- Lebanon banned the Barbie movie as it promotes homosexuality and sexual transformation.
- In Algeria, authorities ordered the Barbie film removed from the listings after a three-week run in theaters.
- Qatar waited a long time before allowing cinemas to show the Barbie movie. However, Qatar-based Elan Group has recently confirmed that the highly-anticipated Barbie movie will be screened at Novo cinemas on 31 August.
As you can see, Saudi Arabia is not among the countries that have banned Barbie movies. You can easily watch it in any cinema house in the country.
Where to watch?
All the leading cinema houses in Saudi Arabia are showing Barbie movies; therefore, you can visit any of them to watch.
- VOX Cinema.
- Muvi Cinema.
- Empire Cinema.
Barbie Dolls in KSA
For a long time, people thought Barbie dolls were banned in Saudi Arabia, although they were widely available in all leading stores.