Barney's Great Adventure (also known as Barney's Great Adventure: The Movie by its promotional title) is a 1998 American musical adventure film based on the children's television series Barney & Friends. The film was released to theaters on April 3, 1998. The film was later released on video in September 1, 1998. The film was written by Stephen White, directed by Steve Gomer, produced by Dennis DeShazer and Lyrick Studios and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment.