Lights! Camera! Action (Figures)!

Star Wars action figures have become pop culture icons and we here at would like to celebrate their fame by creating their complete filmography.  As with all things here, we need your collective collector expertise; if you know of any Star Wars action figure (film or television) appearances not listed below or could supply screenshots of figures on film, please hit us up on our e-mail, Facebook or Twitter pages so we may add it to our work-in-progress list below!

1982 – Poltergeist


  • Starring R2-D2, Luke Skywalker, a Tauntaun, a Darth Vader Carrying Case, FX-7, Hoth Han Solo, Turret and Probot Playset, TIE Fighter

1982 – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

  • Starring Greedo, Walrus Man, Lando Calrissian, TIE Fighter, X-Wing Fighter, Hammerhead, Snaggletooth (red), Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer Action Playset, Boba Fett, Turret and Probot Playset

1983 – Diff’rent Strokes “Roommates” (Season 5)


  • Starring the Millennium Falcon

1984 – Silent Night, Deadly Night


  •  Featuring Jabba the Hutt and Dewback

1985 – Who’s The Boss “Just Like Tony” (Season 1)


  • Featuring Darth Vader Carrying Case

1985 – D.A.R.Y.L.

(screen cap coming soon)

1986 – Critters

  • Starring a Y-Wing Fighter

1988 – Mystery Science Theater 3000


  • Starring an AT-AT as Cambot (Don’t see it?  Flip the pic upside down!)


1994 – The Simpsons “Lisa’s Rival” (Season 6)


  • Starring Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Darth Vader, Ben “Obi-Wan” Kenobi

1995 – The Indian in the Cupboard


  • Starring Darth Vader (unconfirmed if this is a true Hasbro figure)

1996 – Neat Stuff

Steve Sansweet’s Collection


  • Starring Rocket-Firing Fett, Yakface, and loads of carded vintage figs.

1996 – Star Trek: First Contact


  • Starring a TIE Fighter cockpit as a Borg body part

1996 – News Radio “Presence” (Season 2)

  • Starring Boba Fett

1997 – Trekkies


  • Starring the first wave of POTF2, TIE Figther, Tauntaun, AT-AT, Dewback, and Luke X-Wing.

1999 – That 70’s Show “A New Hope” (Season 1)


  • Starring Han Solo, Darth Vader, a Millenium Falcon Carrying Case

2001/2002 – The Simpsons “unknown” (Season 13)


  • Starring Dewback, Stormtroopers?

2009 – Fanboys

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  • Starring the Millenium Falcon

2010 – Gulliver’s Travels

  • Starring Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Stormtrooper and Leia in Bespin Outfit

2010 – Jedi Junkies


  • Featuring many items from both Kenner and Hasbro lines

2012 – Ted


  • Starring Darth Vader Collector Case, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, General Madine, Boba Fett, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Royal Guard, FX-7, Han Solo (Bespin Outfit), Stormtrooper, C-3PO, R2-D2, Yoda, Lando Calrrissian, Pruce Face, Cloud Car Pilot

2012 – Toy Hunter “Jedi Shore” (Season 1)

  • Starring Rocket-Firing Boba Fett

2012 – Argo

  • Starring Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Death Squad Commander, Death Star Droid (unconfirmed), Han Solo, Jawa, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Princess Leia, R2-D2,  Stormtrooper, TIE Fighter, Tusken Raider, X-Wing Fighter

2012 – Pitch Perfect

  • Starring Slave 1, Jedi Starfighter, R2-D2 and many more.

2013 – Toy Hunter “Toy Tycoon” (Season 2)

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  •  Starring Boba Fett (Droids), Rancor Creature

2014 – Mythbusters “Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth” (Season 12)

  • Starring Tauntaun

2014 – Plastic Galaxy – The Story of Star Wars Toys

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  • Starring practically the entire Kenner action figure line!

2014 – Saturday Night Live “Darth Vader Action Figure” (Season 39)


  • Starring Darth Vader

2015 – Jurassic World

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2015 – Jimmy Kimmel Live: Star Wars Special

    • Starring Rebel Armored Snowspeeder


2015 – Saturday Night Live (Season 40)

  • Starring Han Solo and Princess Leia
  • Starring most of The Force Awakens line

2016 (but feels like 1983) – Strange Things



  • Featuring Yoda and 2004’s Original Trilogy Collection Millennium Falcon

 2017 – Spider-Man: Homecoming

  • Starring Tusken Raider, Stormtrooper, R2-D2, X-Wing Luke, Luke’s X-Wing Fighter, AT-AT

The following movies or television shows require confirmation viewings and screenshots:

      • 1985 – Explorers
      • 1986 – The Boy Who could Fly
      • 2002 – Saturday Night Live “Josh Hartnett/Pink” (Season 27)
      • 2005-2013 – Robot Chicken
      • 2007-2013 – The Big Bang Theory
      • 2008 – Super 8
      • 2009 – Guys and Divas: Battle of the High School Musicals
        • Starring Yoda
      • 2009 – Night at the Museum: Battle at the Smithsonian

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