Capitalism, dial-up Internet, and bean-filled plush animal toys – The Beanie Bubble follows the rise and fall of Beanie Babies! Watch the trailer.
This trailer for The Beanie Bubble, starring Zach Galifianakis, Elizabeth Banks, and Sarah Snook, has me buzzing with excitement. As far as Beanie Babies documentaries go, I’ve seen them all. Whether or not you’ve ever owned a Beanie Baby, the rise and fall of the understuffed toy industry is fascinating. But… admit it, you probably owned at least one at some point. Didn’t we all? Now, for most of us, those stuffies are long gone. But… others are still holding on to them in a futile hope that their value will rise again; to you, I offer a sympathetic smile and a hearty “Good luck!” Now, back to the AppleTV+ movie!
Why did the world suddenly treat stuffed animals like gold? Ty Warner was a frustrated toy salesman until his collaboration with three women grew his masterstroke of an idea into the biggest toy craze in history. “The Beanie Bubble” is an inventive story about what and who we value, and the unsung heroes whose names didn’t appear on the heart-shaped tag.