Best Star Wars Action Figures Review

Last Updated on October 21, 2022 by Michael Djarin

It`s May 25, 1977 and you are sitting in a theater when the lights go down and a yellow crawl begins on the screen. “A long time ago in a galaxy far far away.” The familiar opening lines set the stage for an epic of a movie. Star Wars is a movie that has withstood generation and has become an American cultural icon. In 1980 The Empire strikes back premiered. As time went on Empire would be considered the best of the original three movies. The final of the original trilogy is Return of the Jedi. In Return of the Jedi we finally see the Empire destroyed.

In 1999 Star Wars fans were treated to the start of a new trilogy. The Phantom menace was the first, followed by Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. The newer movies gave birth to a new crop of memorable characters.

Darth Vader Action Figure
Darth Vader, Rogue One

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Darth Vader, The Empire Strikes Back

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Darth Vader, Rebels Electronic Duel

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 12″ Buy Now

Darth Vader Action Figures

Darth Vader may be the most recognizable Star Wars character. In the original trilogy Darth is the predominant face of the dark side of the force. Eventually, it is revealed as Luke Skywalker`s father. Darth Vader`s born name is Anakin Skywalker. Darth Vader appears in all three movies of the first trilogy. His first appearance is in A New Hope, where he has kidnapped Princess Leia. He remains a foe for the entire trilogy. In the second trilogy (episodes one thru three) Darth is Anakin Skywalker, as he has not yet turned to the Dark side yet.

Darth Vader toys are one of the more sought after action figures. There are plenty of Darth Vader vintage star wars action figures. Kenner first made the Darth Vader miniature in 1977. Find limited Darth Vader action figures today. Along with the Kenner figures they are many other Darth Vader collectibles. Find any variation on Darth Vader classic Star Wars action figures.

Luke Skywalker Action Figure
Luke Skywalker, Yavin

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Luke Skywalker, The Empire Strikes Back (Snowspeeder)

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Luke Skywalker in Hoth Gear

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 12″ Buy Now

Luke Skywalker Action Figures

Just as Darth Vader is one of the most recognizable villains, Luke Skywalker is a known hero. In the first trilogy Luke becomes the leader of the battle against the Empire. With his trademark blue (or green) lightsaber he goes in to battle to defeat Darth Vader and the Emperor. It`s with Luke that we first see Yoda. Luke trains with Yoda in the Dagobah system before jetting of to fight Darth Vader. In Return of the Jedi Darth saves Luke from the empire and thus bringing balance back to the force.

As with Luke`s foe, Vader, he has many variations on his action figure. Kenner`s first action figure was Luke Skywalker. Like the other action figures the Luke Skywalker toy stands about 4 inches. One can play with the action figure or let it stand in the case. Find an array of Luke Skywalker antique star wars action figures.

Han Solo Action Figure
Han Solo, Return of The Jedi

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Han Solo, The Empire Strikes Back

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Han Solo

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 12″ Buy Now

Han Solo Action Figures

Han Solo is the smuggler with a bounty hunter after him. Solo is seen with his sidekick and pal Chewbacca. In A New Hope Han and Luke end up on a mission to save princess Leia. 

Han and his ship, the Millennium Falcon, are a mainstay in the first three movies. Most notable is that Han is constantly being chased by Jabba the Hutt and his henchmen. In Return of the Jedi Han is promoted to General and helps bring down the Empire.

Han Solo toys are popular action figures. Find Han Solo classic action figures today. Han Solo miniatures make great gifts for the avid Star Wars fan.

Chewbacca Action Figure
Chewbacca, A New Hope

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Chewbacca, The Empire Strikes Back

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Chewbacca, Episode III Revenge of the Sith

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 12″ Buy Now

Chewbacca Action Figures

Chewbacca is Han Solo`s fateful sidekick. He is a known smuggler in the Galaxy. He is also Han Solo`s co pilot on the Millennium Falcon. While Chewy is a mainstay in the first trilogy he also appears in the late Phantom Menace. Chewbacca is a Wookiee. The wookiee is crucial to the success of the rebels against the empire.

Kenner made a Chewbacca action figure in 1977 along with Luke, Han, Leia, R2-D2, C3po and Darth. Here you can buy star wars action figures. Find a vintage Chewbacca miniature today.

Millennium Falcon Action Figure
Millennium Falcon With Han Solo

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 2.5″ Buy Now
Millennium Falcon With Crew

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Millennium Falcon, Deluxe Action Figure

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now

Millennium Falcon Action Figures

The millennium falcon is the iconic ship that flies around a galaxy far, far, away. The millennium is flown by Han Solo and co-piloted by Chewbacca. Quite a bit of the first star wars trilogy is set upon the Falcon. Remember when Luke was hanging by one arm at the bottom of the trash shoot The millennium Falcon that opens up and lets Luke drop in. The ship is as much of a character as Darth, Leia, Han or Luke.

You can also collect Millennium Falcon scale models. Check out the review of the best Star Wars model kits.

Yoda Action Figure
Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Yoda, The Power of the Force

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″″ Buy Now
Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

Yoda Action Figures

Yoda is that short of stature Jedi master. He trains Luke in the Dagobah system on the ways of the force. He can be distinguished by his green color and his often times backwards speaking manner. While he is originally seen the first trilogy he is seen as a younger man in the second trilogy. In the first he is noticeably older and in Return of the Jedi he is fairly frail. Luke is sent to Yoda on the advice of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Yoda`s star wars action figure is seen with his trademark tan rope and walking cane. Yoda is one of the more beloved star wars characters. Find classic Yoda Starwars action figures now. Here are hard-to-find, limited star wars action figures.

C-3PO Action Figure
C-3PO

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
C-3PO, The Power of the Force

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
C-3PO, A New Hope

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

C-3PO Action Figures

Like Yoda, C-3PO appears in both trilogies. In the first trilogy Leia sends him to deliver a message to Obi-Wan Kenobi. In the process he is captured and subsequently sold to Luke Skywalker. C-3PO is often accompanied by his pal R2D2. C-3PO is often used to understand other cultures. In Return of the Jedi, C-3P0 gets his comrades out of trouble with the Ewokes.

Obi-Wan Kenobi Action Figure
Obi-Wan Kenobi, Attack of The Clones

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Obi-Wan Kenobi, Attack of The Clones

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi, Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

Obi-Wan Kenobi Action Figures

Like Yoda and C-3PO, Obi-Wan appears in both trilogies. In the second trilogy we see younger Obi-Wan with his apprentice Anakin. In the original trilogy Obi-Wan is in hiding going by the alias Ben. He is going by Ben when Luke locates him on behalf of Leia. Obi-Wan is a Jedi master who saw the rise of Darth Vader. He assists Luke and his friends in A New Hope before dying at the hand of Vader.

Boba Fett Action Figure
Boba Fett (Tatooine), The Book of Boba Fett

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Boba Fett (Throne Room), The Book of Boba Fett

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Boba Fett, The Black Series Carbonized

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

Boba Fett Action Figures

Boba Fett is the bounty hunter hired to locate Han Solo by Jabba the Hutt. Originally Boba Fett made his debut in The Empire Strikes Back. In Empire, Boba Fett tracks down the Millennium Falcon to Cloud City. After a deal has been met with Lando Calrissian, Solo is frozen in carbonite and shipped back to Jabba the Hutt. In Return of the Jedi, Fett meets with his demise. He falls in to the pit with the Sarlacc and is most likely eaten.

Find Boba Fett Vintage star wars action figures today. In 1979 Kenner introduced the Boba Fett toys. The action figure stood about 4 inches tall and was equipped in his trademark bounty hunter suit. For an avid star wars fan the Boba Fett action figure is a must have.

R2-D2 Action Figure
R2-D2, The Power of the Force

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
R2-D2 (Dagobah), The Empire Strikes Back

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
R2-D2, Artoo Detoo

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

R2-D2 Action Figures

He is the other half of the droid duo of C3PO and R2D2. Artoo appears in all six Star Wars movies. The second trilogy R2D2 belongs to Queen Amidala. He is eventually passed on to Princess Leia. R2D2 first meets Luke in A New Hope. Artoo is handy in any predicament; from repairing ships to freeing princess Leia from the chain in Return of the Jedi. He also accompanies Luke to Dagobah, where Yoda lives. R2D2 has all sorts of handy gadgets and resources also.

An R2D2 miniature was made by Kenner in 1977. Locate R2D2 antique Star Wars action figures on EBay today. You will need to buy an R2D2 collectible action figure to complete your collection. Kenner makes a couple of R2D2 toys.

Snowtrooper Action Figure
Snowtrooper, The Original Trilogy

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Snowtrooper, The Empire Strikes Back (Hoth)

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Snowtrooper, The Rise of Skywalker (First Order)

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

Snowtrooper Action Figures

The Snow Trooper may be considered to be the personal army for the Empire. The snow troopers are often seen milling around various planets. In Return of the Jedi, the stormtroopers are seen occupying The forest of Endor, among the Ewokes. Stormtroopers are considered military for the Emperor. Stormtroopers are clones. And they remained fiercely loyal to the Empire. In the Star Wars trilogy there are also Snowtroopers and Sandtroopers.

Princess Leia Action Figure
Princess Leia Organa, The Empire Strikes Back (Hoth)

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Princess Leia, The Black Series

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Princess Leia Organa, The Empire Strikes Back (Hoth)

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

Princess Leia Action Figures

Princess Leia is the twin sister of Luke Skywalker. They were raised apart in an effort to keep the Emperor and Vader from finding them. She was in later kidnapped by Vader and eventually rescued by her brother. Leia does not find out that Luke is her brother until Return of the Jedi. Leia is the only main female protagonist in the first Star Wars Trilogy. Everyone can remember her attempt to free Solo in Return of the Jedi, from Jabba the Hut.

Jabba the Hutt Action Figure
Jabba the Hutt Action Figure

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Jabba the Hutt Deluxe

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 12″ Buy Now
Jabba’s Palace Adventure Set

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

Jabba the Hutt Action Figures

Like Vader, Jabba is also a well known villain. We see his star wars debut in Return of the Jedi. A frozen Han Solo is decorating his home. He meets his demise not long into the movie with Princess Leia strangling him with the same chain she is attached to. Jabba has many misfits working for him and we see the company he keeps in the same scenes.

Kenner themselves do not make a Jabba the Hutt toy. But because he is a popular character from the Star Wars Trilogy there are other Jabba the Hutt action figures. Find an array of Jabba the Hutt miniatures. Look now for Jabba the Hutt antique starwars action figures.

Ewoks Action Figure
Teebo, Return of The Jedi

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Ewoks: Wicket and Logray, Power of the Force

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Teebo, Return of The Jedi

Brand: Hasbro

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

Ewoks Action Figures

Ewoks play a powerful role in defeating the Emperor. While Luke is attempting to destroy Vader, Han, Leia and Chewy are on Endor fighting a ground battle. But they have help. The native Ewoks are hunters and gatherers and could be considered primitive compared to the others. What they lack in technology the make up for in craftiness. The Ewoks hold there own in the battle against stormtroopers.

Look for Ewok classic starwars action figures today. EBay has an array of limited Ewok miniatures. For any lover of Star Wars, Ewok toys are a must have.

Lando Calrissian Action Figure
Lando Calrissian, The Empire Strikes Back

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 3.75″ Buy Now
Lando Calrissian, Return of The Jedi

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now
Lando Calrissian, The Empire Strikes Back

Brand: Kenner

Scale: 6″ Buy Now

Lando Calrissian Action Figures

We first met Lando Calrissian in The Empire Strikes Back. He is living in Cloud City. He betrays his old friend Han Solo under advisement of Darth Vader. Han is subsequently given over to the bounty hunter and returned to Jabba the Hutt. He redeems himself by helping the others escape and rescuing a one handed Luke. In Return of Jedi, Lando attempts to free Han Solo from Jabba.

In 1980, Kenner made a Lando Calrissian miniature to their action figures. Eventually the company would make three different Lando Calrissian toys. Collect the entire Lando classic Star Wars action figures.

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