19 Best Funko Pop Figures Reviewed in 2018

Funko POPS have taken the world by storm because of their tiny stature, famous characters they represent, and the fantastic details on each. You can find almost any popular movie and game personality as one of these toys for kids and adults. They are collector’s items and display pieces that have a standard template. They usually have a square-shaped oversized head that is disproportionately much larger than the body, have a height of 3 ¾ inches, and feature larger black button eyes without pupils. Every single one of them is adorable and loaded with tiny wonderful details of the character they represent. The manufacturer began creating these playthings as a small project in 1998 of nostalgia-themed, low-tech toys. Since then, the characters and personalities of these have blossomed into a multi-million-dollar business that has collectors excited and buying these in bunches. These are so popular that we could not narrow down our list to just ten or fifteen products but had to go with twenty of the top-rated and most-purchased figures that customers are raving about. Here are the best Funko Pop and Funko Pop figures in 2018.

19 Best Funko Pop Figures Reviewed

1. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Groot

1. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Groot
Toddler Groot from the movie of Guardians of the Galaxy 2 can now be yours with this small figurine. He is a personality from the movie who is Rocket’s humanoid accomplice.
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Standing 3 ¾ inches tall Toddler Groot is a unique replica of the tree-like character from the movie with tree bark features and the characteristic button eyes of this famed toy series. This is a bobble head figure, and he comes in a box with a window display. These toys make great gifts for holidays or birthdays and just everyday surprises.

Benefits
This miniature figure looks just like the movie character and will be a wonderful keepsake of the movie you love.

What We Like About It
Some Funko POPs are bobbleheads, adding an exciting quality to the popular figures. This one of Toddler Groot is a bobblehead that you can watch with enjoyment.
Pros

Stands 3 3/4 inches tall

A unique replica of the tree-like character

Rocket's humanoid accomplice

comes in a box with a window display

Is a bobblehead figure

Cons

Might be smaller than expected

Has difficulty standing on its own

2. Batman Heroes

2. Batman Heroes
Batman is adorned in his well-known attire of a black cape and mask and the gray body suit. He sports the bat emblem on his chest and the yellow belt around his waist.
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Included are the popular button eyes of the toy series but in white because of the black outfit of this character. Use this great toy as a collectible or a desk item, as it is a great replica of one of the DC Universe heroes. Perfect for kids three-years-old and older to tote around for a small friend or as a collectible or desk item. Batman looks amazing in this miniature form and the head can turn. This super figure is fun, stylized, adorable and detailed for your enjoyment and stands 3 ¾ inches tall.

Benefits
These tiny figures can be used for cake toppers, desk adornments, car dashboard decorations, or for any other reason you would need a miniature figure of this popular personality.

What We Like About It
The precise details of the Batman character are present in this tiny replica of the famed character. Anyone would recognize him in your collection of the DC Universe personalities.
Pros

Head looks amazing and can turn

Is a great replica of a DC Universe hero

Is fun, adorable, and stylized

Detailed collectible figure

Includes the popular button eyes of the toy series

Cons

Some figures were scratched

A few received items had bad paint jobs

3. Dragonball Z Vegeta

3. Dragonball Z Vegeta
The Saiyan Prince Vegeta from Dragonball Z is represented in this 3 ¾ inches tall model of the famed character. He has the spiked black hair and the headset eye-piece, plus features the black button eyes of the terrific toy series.
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Vegeta is dressed in his blue, white, and yellow bodysuit with the white boots as he represents the bad guy turned good guy personality. This fantastic toy is great for kids and collectors of the manga and anime series. Start your collection today of this whole Dragonball Z set.

Benefits
Being just under four-inches tall, this wonderful duplication of Prince Vegeta can be used in a number of ways to show your admiration for the character. Both children and adults alike can collect and use this adorable statue in many ways.

What We Like About It
For those kids and adults that are fans of Dragonball Z, there are these miniature duplications of the main characters, such as this one Prince Vegeta. The features are amazing on these tiny figures.
Pros

Cute duplication of Saiyan Prince Vegeta from Dragonball Z

Has the spiked black hair and the headset eye-piece

Dressed in the blue, white, and yellow bodysuit

The bad guy turned good guy personality

Great for collectors of the manga and anime series

Cons

Some received as damaged

Features may be distorted

4. Harry Potter

4. Harry Potter
Being the most popular character of the Harry Potter book and movie series, Harry Potter is depicted in this adorable popular toy series as well. Collect all of the Harry Potter vinyl toys in this set that has the cute button eyes in black. This one stands 3 ¾ inches tall and features the magic wand and eyeglasses of the famed character.
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He is dressed in his black coat, gray pants, and a white shirt. This is just one of the Hogwarts personalities from the Harry Potter series from the world of wizardry that is only Harry Potter. Collect them all!

Benefits
Kids will love this small reproduction of the great Harry Potter personality to tote around, put in their pockets, or just admire on a shelf in their room. It can be used in many places and for several things.

What We Like About It
The details of this Harry Potter carbon copy toy are amazing! He has the glasses, the wand, and the coat in a miniature form.
Pros

Has the iconic black button eyes

Just one of the Hogwarts characters from the series

Is 3 3/4 inches tall

Features the magic wand and the eyeglasses

From the world of Harry Potter wizardry

Cons

May not stand up well

Wand and glasses can be broken off

5. The Flash

5. The Flash
This action figure of The Flash is adorned in his treasured maroon and red bodysuit with the lightning bolt on his chest. The black button eyes really make these super toys stand out in the world of awesome toys.
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This one is 3 ¾ inches tall, as most of these reproductions are, as this is an ideal size for decorations, collectors, and children. This personality is part of a set of other Flash characters from this maker. Collect them all!

Benefits
You know you have a real figurine of this popular toy when you see the beady little black button eyes. The Flash model, these eyes are black, but some of the other characters may have eyes of a different color.

What We Like About It
Being one of the more popular figures of this toy series, The Flash is a huge hit with kids and adults alike. Even though the character is not a new one, the popularity is still big with superhero fans.
Pros

Includes the treasured maroon/red bodysuit and lightning bolt

Has the black button eyes

Stands 3 3/4 inches high

Part of a set of other Flash collectible figures

Great for gifts

Cons

Paint job may not be smooth

Damaged boxes are an issue

6. Harry Potter Dobby

6. Harry Potter Dobby
We highlight all of the Harry Potter statues of this well-known toy brand because they all made the best-rated list that customers are raving about. Dobby is not one of the movie’s human characters, but he is an important element that makes an adorable toy figure.
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He is 3 ¾ inches in height and a wonderful collectible for Harry Potter fans and enthusiasts. This excellent replica comes in a display box with a window and is part of a set of these figurines. He has the huge ears, pointed nose, and button black eyes and is wearing a tan shirt and holding a gray sock.

Benefits
The display boxes are sometimes just a treasured as much as the bodies themselves for these particular toys. Collectors may keep them in the boxes, so it is important that they are not damaged.

What We Like About It
All of the main characters of Harry Potter fame are available in this series of popular toys. Dobby is one of the cutest figures we have seen and is one of our treasured favorites.
Pros

One of the Harry Potter main characters

Is 3 3/4 inches in height

A wonderful collectible for Harry Potter fans

Part of a set of these figurines

Comes in a display box with a window

Cons

Paint job may not be great

Damaged boxes

7. The Little Mermaid Ariel

7. The Little Mermaid Ariel
This is an authorized Disney product that comes in a gift-giving collector box with a clear window as most of these wonderful toys do. This one is 3 ¾ inches tall and is part of The Little Mermaid series of these collectible toys.
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This Ariel duplication has the beautiful red hair with a purple hairbow and matching bathing suit top. She is kneeling with her fishtail bottom folded under her in a gorgeous light teal color. The large black button eyes have cute eyelash marks to make her very pretty along with her tiny pointed nose.

Benefits
The large black button eyes of this figure and the others in this toy series let you know you have an original toy from the maker along with the large disproportional head.

What We Like About It
This replica of Ariel from The Little Mermaid is simply adorable! The detailed features are excellent, and even the pose she is in highlights her exquisite aspects.
Pros

Part of the Little Mermaid series

Has the beautiful red hair with a purple hairbow

Is dressed in a gorgeous light teal color

Comes in a gift-giving collector box

Is an authorized Disney product

Cons

Head makes this figure top-heavy

Paint job has some flaws

8. Harry Potter Severus Snape

8. Harry Potter Severus Snape
Dressed in a blue suit with black shoes and his shoulder-length black hair, this carbon copy of Severus Snape from the Harry Potter movies and books can be yours. Have your own collection of these charming characters you love so much by purchasing them all.
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This personality has his magic wand in his hand ready to cast a spell and his black cape. He has a stern look on his face with the piercing black button eyes as the strict head of Slytherin House. Severus Snape is just one of the Harry Potter collectibles of this popular toy, and he stands just 3 ¾ inches in height.

Benefits
Kids and adults can own part of the Hogwarts fame with this model and the others available of the Harry Potter series.

What We Like About It
Looking just like the strict head of Slytherin House, this reproduction has terrifically detailed elements that will think the character is real and in miniature in your hands.
Pros

Looks just like Severus Snape

Has the magic wand and black cape

Stands 3 3/4 inches in height

Just one of the Harry Potter collectibles

Keep a part of the Hogwarts fame

Cons

May not stand on its own well

The wand may break easily

9. DC Wonder Woman

9. DC Wonder Woman
Adorned in the battledress ready to fight off the enemy, this carbon copy toy of Wonder Woman includes a sword, rope, shield, and jeweled headband for the accessories.
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She is the customary 3 ¾ inches tall and part of the set of DC character figures in this toy series. Wonder Woman is sold in the display box with a clear window for collectors. She has flowing locks of dark brown hair and the large iconic black button eyes with eyelash marks.

Benefits
Collectors and children will be delighted to add this figure to their set of vinyl miniatures. These can be displayed or played with for enjoyment of the movies and personalities we love.

What We Like About It
All of the popular DC movie characters are depicted in these well-known toy models. This one of Wonder Woman is just perfect with the remarkable features and details just like the real thing.
Pros

Adorned in the battledress

Includes a sword, rope, shield, and headband

Is the customary 3 3/4 inches tall

Part of the set of DC character figures in this toy series

Sold in the display box with the clear window

Cons

May fall over easily

Colors were not the same as pictured for a few people

10. Beauty & the Beast Belle

10. Beauty & the Beast Belle
Belle is a collectible figure of the Disney movie Beauty and the Beast and the miniature toy series. The details are amazing in this 3 ¾ inch high model that is a perfect gift for children or collectors.
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The coloring is lemon yellow for the dress, earrings, shawl, and hair tie, and the exquisite details include the white dress ruffles, earrings, gloves, handkerchief, and shawl.

Benefits
The fabulous details on this Belle replica are truly outstanding. From the dress ruffles to the shawl and handkerchief, the little details make this an extraordinary collectible.

What We Like About It
As part of the Disney Beauty and the Beast toy series, you must get this Belle to go with The Beast for a set. The matching sizes make this a wonderful pair.
Pros

Details are amazing

Is a collectible of Disney and the miniature toy series

Is part of the Beauty and the Beast toy set

Is 3 3/4 inches in height

Great gift for children or collectors

Cons

Some boxes were crushed in shipping

Paint job was streaked for a few toys

11. Beauty & the Beast Winter Beast

11. Beauty & the Beast Winter Beast
From the Disney movie Beauty and the Beast, we highlight this miniature of the Beast which is 3 ¾ inches in height. He includes fantastic details and the big black button eyes.
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This fabulous toy does have a mouth unlike the traditional toys from this manufacturer. He is a collectible of Disney movies and the Beauty and the Beast movie. His coloring is in three shades of brown for the hair on the head and body. The details include gray horns, a blue sash, dark blue cape, and two little birds in yellow and blue.

Benefits
You know for certain that this toy is one of the series from this toy manufacturer because of the big black button eyes. These are the tell-tale sign that these are the famous collectible figures.

What We Like About It
The more details these miniature figures have the better they are treasured. This one of the Beast from the Disney movie has super details that include two little birds.
Pros

Is the 3 3/4 inches normal height

A collectible of Disney and Beauty and the Beast

Includes fantastic details

Has the big black button eyes

Includes a mouth unlike the traditional toys

Cons

A few had glue splotches on the cape

Some had missing paint and blemishes

12. Anime Naruto Kurama 6"

12. Anime Naruto Kurama 6
Kurama is a popular character from Anime Naruto, and this model stands six-inches-tall. He has large button eyes in a fiery red color and a mouth unlike most of the other toys from this maker.
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The details are extraordinary, and the coloring is dark gold for the head and body. Details include a black nose and eyepatches, white teeth showing with black outline, and tiny white toenails.

Benefits
Most of these figures do not have a mouth and they are known for not having them, but this action figure does have a small mouth with teeth showing.

What We Like About It
Almost every one of these great toy replicas has the large black button eyes, but this one of Kurama has the fiery red eyes of the Anime character. It makes him look very, very scary.
Pros

A popular character from Anime Naruto

Stands six-inches-tall

Has large button eyes in fiery red

Has a mouth unlike most of the other toys

Details are extraordinary

Cons

Some figures had scratches

A few boxes were damaged in shipment

13. The Last Jedi Porg

13. The Last Jedi Porg
Porg is a lovable character from the Star Wars The Last Jedi movie, and as this toy, he is a bobblehead that is just 3 ¾ inches tall. He comes in a display box with a window for displaying and is one of the few replicas of this popular toy maker where the head is not disproportionately bigger than the body.
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As a terrific collectible for Star Wars or toy fans, this fantastic toy has the well-known large black button eyes. Porg is striking the pose of looking up into space in this pose and includes remarkable details of the movie personality. He is colored in white, gold, and medium brownish-gray for the feathers and gold for the legs and feet. The details of this character are the cute nostrils, downturned mouth, feather marks, skin wrinkles on the feet and legs, and the little toenails on each toe.

Benefits
Kids love playing with miniature toys and these small characters are perfect for pockets, school bags, lunchboxes, and just holding. They are just the right size for little hands.

What We Like About It
Not many of these toys we highlight have the bobbleheads that some of these are popular for. This one of Porg does have a head that bobbles, making him great for car dashboards and kids’ desks.
Pros

A terrific collectible for Star Wars or toy fans

Has the well-known large black button eyes

Includes remarkable details

Is sold in a display box with a window

Is a bobblehead toy

Cons

The paint job was bad for a few of these

Spring on bobblehead could be tight

14. Moana & Pua

14. Moana & Pua
This fantastic toy is a great collectible for Moana fans because it includes the perfect details of the movie personalities. You not only get Moana herself but also her trusty pig friend Pua.
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Both have the large black button eyes of this toy series, and Moana stands 3 ¾ inches tall. Pua is white with pink inner ears and snout, plus he has brown spots, hooves, a pointed little head, and a tail fluff. Moana has on her traditional islander dress with a lovely blue medallion. Her facial features of eyelash marks and black eyebrows are enhanced by her long flowing black hair and dark brown skin.

Benefits
For those collecting Disney movie characters, there is no better way to show who your favorites are than to collect these small copies of the main personalities.

What We Like About It
You get two figures with this toy of Moana and her pet pig Pua. They are well depicted in these miniature forms with great detail and accurate coloring.
Pros

A great collectible for Moana fans

Comes with an extra figure of her pet pig Pua

Both have the large black button eyes

Includes perfect details of the personalities

Stands 3 3/4 inches tall

Cons

Topples over a bit

Boxes were reported damaged

15. Lilo & Stitch

15. Lilo & Stitch
From the Disney Mio & Stitch movie, we highlight the little figure character of the blue alien Stitch. He is 3 ¾ inches in height and is part of a collectible series of toys from this producer and the movie.
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This model has well-designed details of the personality including the larger black button eyes. He is colored in light blue and two shades of purplish-blue for the body and head with pink inner ears. The intricate details include tiny toenails, footpads, a tuft of hair on top of the head, and folds in the ears.

Benefits
The black button eyes are the giveaway on these fabulous toys as to the maker of them. Even this one of Stitch has these iconic eyes to let you know what kind of collectible toy this is.

What We Like About It
It is amazing how the color shades of these characters just bring out all of the details that make them who they are. This one of Stitch has great purplish-blue shades and wonderful details.
Pros

Is 3 3/4 inches in height

Part of a collectible series of toys from the movie

Has well-designed details of the personality

Includes the large black button eyes

Shading is perfect for the character

Cons

Boxes may be damaged

Was smaller than some expected

16. Labyrinth Ludo

16. Labyrinth Ludo
From the Labyrinth movie, we feature this six-inch-tall replica toy of this series which is perfectly depicted with true-to-character colors. He has the usual big black button eyes and a mouth, which most of these toys do not have.
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Ludo is part of a set of Labyrinth personalities and comes in a clear window box for display. His fur is burnt orange color and his skin is a medium brown. He has dark brown horns on the head, long brown ears, a button brown nose, a big wide grin, and two off-white teeth that stick out.

Benefits
The colors and details on this toy of Ludo are stunning in the accuracy. Even the horns, teeth, and grin are shown in perfection, so fans of the movie and the character can easily recognize him

What We Like About It
These popular figurines all come in their own special collector’s box with a clear viewing window to see the toy. They can be displayed with or without this box, but to keep them in mint condition, most people leave them in the boxes.
Pros

Perfectly depicted with true-to-character colors

Features the usual big black button eyes

Has a mouth unlike most of the toys from this maker

Part of a set of Labyrinth personalities

Comes in a clear window box for displaying

Cons

Boxes were damaged for a few people

Paint job had splotches on some of these

17. Harry Potter Hermione Granger

17. Harry Potter Hermione Granger
With her light brown hair past her shoulders, short bangs, and brown eyebrows, this miniature figure of Hermione Granger is just perfect. As a collectible toy from the famed Harry Potter movie series, she is 3 ¾ inches tall.
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This heroine of the story is a treasure for both kids and adults. This character has black button eyes with delicate eyelash marks and brown eyebrows. She is dressed in her school coat with the emblem and a light gray school uniform with a magic wand in her hand.

Benefits
You can collect all of the Harry Potter figures of this toy brand for yourself or as a gift for that special Harry Potter fan. They come in the special collector’s boxes to keep them in pristine condition.

What We Like About It
Hermione Granger is the heroine in the Harry Potter movies and books and she is exquisitely duplicated in this small figure with all of the details in the quality form.
Pros

A collectible toy from the Harry Potter movie series

Is 3 3/4 inches tall

A collectible for kids and adults

Dressed in school coat and uniform

Black button eyes have delicate eyelash marks

Cons

The wand breaks easily

Is top heavy and tilts

18. Labyrinth Jareth

18. Labyrinth Jareth
Jareth is the Goblin King who grants wishes in the movie Labyrinth. This toy figure of him depicts him with his white hair spiked excellently. He also has a medallion around his neck and his magic wand in his hand.
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This toy duplication is dressed in a brown jacket and gray pants with black boots to look like the real personality. Being a main character in this popular movie, this fantastic miniature of 3 ¾ inches tall has great facial features. The white highlights in the eyebrows, tiny nose, and big black button eyes are perfect.

Benefits
This toy series includes many famous personalities from movies, such as this one from Labyrinth. Jareth is one of the main characters of this movie and part of the collectible set for you to purchase.

What We Like About It
The tiny extra details make these replicas of the movie characters so adorable and collectible. This one of the Goblin King has a medallion and a wand that tell you exactly who he is.
Pros

Is a main character in the movie Labyrinth

Stands 3 3/4 inches in height

White hair is spiked excellently

Includes a medallion and magic wand

Facial features are well done

Cons

Head was not on properly for a few people

Paint job was disfigured for some of these

19. Disney Series 4 Wall E

19. Disney Series 4 Wall E
Wall E is the title character in the same name movie of Disney, and this toy is a perfect collector’s item for a Disney or Wall E fan. He is adorably colored in gray and yellow with the keyboard controls and his name in the front of the model.
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His name stands for waste allocation load lifter – Earth class, and his goal was to make Earth inhabitable again. Wall E is a cleaner robot character from the movie and has the big button black eyes like the other toys in this set. His head, however, is the shape of the robot character from the movie and not the usual square head these toys are known for.

Benefits
Being just 3 ¾ inches tall this reproduction, just the others this size, make wonderful gifts for children and collectors because they are all uniform within this measurement.

What We Like About It
These reproductions even look fabulous if the character is a robot, like this Wall E Disney personality from the movie. He does not have the usual square-shaped head, but you can tell that it is a series toy from this well-known maker.
Pros

Has a different head shape than the others in the set

The title character in the Disney movie

Is 3 3/4 inches tall

Perfect collector's item for a Disney or Wall E fan

Details are perfect in miniature

Cons

Some buyers did not receive a collector's box

The overall quality bothered a few people

Criteria Used in the Evaluation of the Best Funko Pop Figures

Top-rated and most-purchased items

All of these miniature toy figures are the best-rated and most-rated items in this category. Customers overwhelmingly loved them and left positive feedback for future buyers online. We choose only the best products to feature on our buying guide pages for your enhanced shopping experience.

 An original from this toy maker

Each of these items is an original Funko POP item from the popular toy manufacturer. The majority of them have the iconic big black button eyes, square-shaped oversized heads, and tiny 3 ¾ inch high bodies. They all come in a collectible box for displaying or storing and to keep them in pristine condition.

Are collector’s items part of a set

Most of these toys are parts of sets from movies, TV shows, or games that kids can identify with and know very well. These figures give people a chance to have a small reproduction of their favorites that they want to show in a display or play with for fun. They look great on kids’ desks, shelves, and tables as room decorations also.

Have excellent details of the character depicted

Every one of these magnificent toys has intricate details that make them outstanding collector’s items for children and adults. Many people around the world now collect these with some of them going for hundreds of dollars each because of the details and popularity of the characters.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can these be used for cake toppers or on dashboards?

A: Yes, certainly they can. Any place you need a miniature form of the many different characters and personalities depicted would be a fantastic place to use these toys.

Q: Are these soft or plush to the touch?

A: No, these are made of hard plastic to be durable and collectors’ items for posing.

Q: Do the legs or arms bend on these toys?

A: No, the legs and arms do not bend on these, but the heads do turn a bit for posing and playing with.

Q: Do these toys have many problems standing on their own like some of the reviews state?

A: Yes, some of them do have trouble standing up on their own because the heads are so disproportionate to the rest of the body.

Q: Do these figures come with a stand?

A: No, none of these come with a stand for display.

Q: Do these come in the clear window collector’s boxes?

A: Yes, each one of these comes in the collector’s boxes for displaying and storing the figures.

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