Instantly recognizable with their gigantic heads, huge round eyes and tiny bodies, almost everyone will have or have had a vinyl POP figure at some point. This list has 32 of the best POP figures around at the moment as well as a couple of DIY tutorials to help you display them and show them off.
Know a diehard Green Bay Packers fan? This Aaron Rodgers vinyl figure by Funko would be perfect for them. They could put him on their work desk, a shelf in their home or even a bookcase. Everyone would know how much of a Cheesehead they really are!
Who wouldn’t want a Mistress of the Dark action figure in their home? Elvira is a comedy horror film from the late 80’s and she quickly became an icon for all things spooky. With her revealing dress and heavy eye makeup, it’s not difficult to see why she’s now considered the Queen of Halloween.
Arguably the best Doctor Who (although it does depend on who you ask), David Tennant as the 10th Doctor was definitely the most stylish. With his long trench coat, suit and baseball boots, you could own one of the best Funko Pop figures, complete with sonic screwdriver.
From The Force Awakens, Kylo Ren set about trying to get rid of the Resistance’s last hope. He stays masked for most of the movie but he’s forever unmasked on this vinyl figure. Whether you’re on the side of light or dark, this action figure will make a great addition to your collection.
Recreate your favorite Rick and Morty adventures with this vinyl figure of Rick. This mad scientist and his grandson go on crazy interdimensional adventures all while trying to maintain a normal life at home. Buy all the characters in vinyl figure form and you’ll feel as though you’re part of the Smith family.
Dez Bryant is a wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. But if you or someone you know is a fan of the Cowboys, you’ll already know that. Own your very own slice of American football pie with a vinyl figure of Dez Bryant himself.
Monty Python are an iconic British comedy group and their film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” is a hilarious slapstick comedy from the 70’s. Own one of the best Funko POP! figures (and quite possibly one of the funniest) and take Arthur out of Camelot to find the Holy Grail.
Do you want to build a snowman? The song from the hit Disney movie Frozen is in your head now, right? This young Elsa vinyl figure is dressed in warm clothing and holding a snowball. The perfect gift for any Disney fan who wants to “Let It Go”.
The Walking Dead has been a huge hit, in both comic form and the TV series. Hershel is a character who we’re first introduced to in the second series when the group find his family on their farm. This vinyl figure by Funko even has crutches to support his one foot (sorry, spoilers!)
Ryuk is a character from the manga series “Death Note”. He drops a notebook to Earth which allows you to kill anyone, as long as you know their name and their face. It’s his idea of fun. Give this vinyl figure to an anime fan or keep it for yourself, it’s sure to be a talking point.
Be transported to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory with a Funko vinyl figure of his helpers, the Oompa Loompa’s. Found in Loompaland, Wonka takes them back to work in his factory and in return, he’ll pay them in cocoa beans, a food they love and worship.
Who doesn’t want a vinyl figure of a robotic detective in their house? Fans of the video game Fallout will definitely want this adorning their shelves. Nick Valentine is a synth police detective from the year 2287 in the futuristic fifth instalment of the series, Fallout 4.
Ever heard the expression “grinning like a Cheshire Cat?” The expression on this vinyl figure doesn’t make it hard to see where that expression came from. Taken from the live action adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, this is one of the best POP figures around.
Ronan the Accuser is a character from the Marvel comics and most recently, the Guardians of the Galaxy film. He’s normally a supervillain (as seen in the movie) but he’s been depicted as a good guy on a few occasions. This vinyl figure by Funko even has his signature Universal Weapon.
If you haven’t heard of the TV series “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul”, have you been living under a rock for the last few years? Jimmy McGill is a criminal lawyer who helped Walter White and Jesse Pinkman get out of a few sticky situations while they were running their drug business.
Go to Camp Crystal Lake…but only if you dare. Friday the 13th, a horror film from the 80’s, is about a summer camp which was closed due to an unsolved murder. When it reopens, a lot of…promiscuous teenagers descend and it’s this which inevitably gets them killed by Jason.
You can’t see me! Except we can John, now you’ve been made into one of the best POP! figures there is. Dressed in his signature shorts and hat, this former US Marine turned WWE wrestler has been made into a vinyl figure, great for a WWE fan.
This Funko vinyl figure of painter and television host Bob Ross is sure to bring back some memories for the older folk. As well as being an exceptional painter, he also used to host The Joy of Painting which was a television show designed to instruct viewers on how to master different painting techniques.
You’ve probably heard of Ant-Man, especially as he had his own movie, but have you heard of Giant Man? Making an appearance in Civil War, Giant Man is actually Ant Man but instead of his suit making him super small it makes him, well, giant! Even his Funko POP! figure has been super-sized, this one is 6”.
Tasked with keeping Gotham safe, the Caped Crusader is a man of mystery. No one really knows his true identity. This vinyl figure of Batman not only looks good but he has a bobble head. Bruce Wayne is usually a serious kinda guy but who can take him seriously when his head is wobbling?
The longest serving independent in US congressional history, Bernie Sanders ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. Clinton pipped him to the post but Sanders gained quite a few supporters and you can show your for your support for him with a Funko vinyl figure.
Any 90’s kid will have been a fan of the Turtles and Bebop will be a recognizable character for them. Once a human who was a professional thief, Bebop became a mutant warthog. Along with his sidekick Rocksteady, they now work for Shredder, the main villain in the series.
Bob’s Burgers is a wildly popular animated television series about a family run burger business. In one episode, Bob auditions for a cooking show and Gene, his son, appears wearing a Sasquatch mask and mocks Bob. This is an instant success and makes the family business more successful but not everyone is happy. Meet Beefsquatch.
Before Harry Potter is even born, wizards are still trying to hide themselves from the Muggles. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a film about just this and this Funko vinyl figure of the main character Newt holding an egg is perfect for fans of everything magical.
Groot is an adorable character from the Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy. He’s a tree-like creature and when he was set alight, the Guardians rescued him by saving a small cutting and replanting him. This bobble head baby Groot will bring a smile to anyone’s face, whether they’re a fan of Marvel or not.
The ideal gift for all rock fans, Duff McKagan is a singer, bass guitarist and songwriter who is best known for his 12-year stint in the band, Guns ‘N’ Roses. He left the band in ’97 but re-joined in 2016. This vinyl POP! figure from Funko depicts him in all his rocker glory.
Stranger Things, a series on Netflix, has captured the attention and adoration of many. Eleven is one of the main characters, she has psychokinetic abilities and accidently uses these to open up an inter-dimensional gateway. This vinyl figure would be perfect for all those who love this amazing show.
From the new live action remake of the classic Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast, this vinyl POP! figure of the Beast will make a perfect addition for the house of a Disney fan. Dressed in his blue suit from the iconic ballroom scene, the Beast will forever be looking for his Belle of the ball.
The iconic green skin and bolt coming out of his neck to hold him together, Frankenstein’s monster is known around the world for being quite scary; he’s a popular choice on Halloween. Own your own monster with this vinyl Funko figure and give your friends and family a bit of a fright.
Made famous by the film adaptation of Stephen King’s book IT in 1990, Pennywise has made a comeback with the remake made last year. This vinyl figure depicts the freakish clown in his original costume from the first movie and he definitely looks the part.
Captain Jack Sparrow is a loveable rogue from the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. He doesn’t always get things right but he does it with a boyish charm. One of the best POP figures there is, this action figure of the Captain himself will take pride of place in your display.
Looking as though he’s stepped straight from the magic of Hogwarts, this vinyl figure of Albus Dumbledore will leave you spellbound. The headmaster of the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry will always have a place in our hearts, even after he meets his tragic and quite sad end.
Do you have POP! figures coming out of your ears with nowhere to store them? These vinyl figures deserve to be on display where everyone can see and appreciate them. This DIY tutorial will show you how to make a quick, easy and cheap foam board display.
While it seems that every character you could possibly think of has been made into a POP figure, there may be one or two which you haven’t come across yet. This tutorial shows you how to easily and safely rework existing figures to create a character you know and love.
If you’ve collected a lot of the POP figures, they won’t all be available to view at the same time due to the sheer volume! Display units can be quite expensive so follow this tutorial and see how you can make some inexpensive risers for your vinyl figures to stand on.
If you’re a fan of the look of the POP vinyl figures, you’ll love this print out coloring page of Baymax from the Disney film “Big Hero 8”. His character looks like a Funko POP figure without even trying. Perfect for kids, adults or anyone who just wants to take some time out.
You might have a vision for your own POP figure which is likely to never be made available to buy. This DIY video tutorial shows you how to sculpt, paint and seal (among other processes)and to take apart existing characters so you can make your own custom vinyl figure.