Pop-Culture Fans Vote On Their Favorite Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures
Rankings On Characters Including Horror, Hard Rock, Star Wars, Marvel Universe, Film, and The Most Obscure and Hilarious
Ranker, known as the world’s leading publisher for fan-powered rankings on just about everything with over one billion votes, has announced its rankings of the top Funko Pop! Vinyl characters of all-time in several iconic and pop-culture categories. Just in time for the holidays, thousands of Funko Pop! Vinyl fans worldwide cast their votes for their popular, however niche, perspectives on the toy line.
Funko’s Pop! figures cater to essentially every pop-culture audience and fan base imaginable. Whether your Pop! preference is old-school German expressionism, independent art house projects, 1970s classic sci-fi, obscure cult classics, Oscar-winning fare, or Golden Age horror, Ranker harnesses the wisdom of the crowd and the opinions of millions of super fans to be far more relevant and predictive than the opinion of one super-fan or reviewer.
“It’s fun to dive into the fascinating world of a niche toy phenomenon like Funko Pop!,” said Mike Filliben, COO of Ranker. “In fact, when you walk the halls of Ranker headquarters, desks are decorated with Funko Pops so much that you can tell by the characters who sits where and what they might work on – there are stark differences in what the Graveyard Shift, Anime Underground, or Total Nerd crew displays on their desks.”
Here’s what Ranker voters had to say: Note: These are the rankings at the time of this release and are subject to change with continued voting.
Creepy characters from horror franchises like the bloody-nosed Eleven or the Demogorgon from Netflix’s Stranger Things, the blood-spattered doll from Annabelle or Child’s Play, or a headless Ned Stark from HBO Max’s Game of Thrones are still sort of cute, but in a gory way.
- Beheaded Ned Stark
- Flashpoint Batman
- Iron Man 3 Tony Stark
- Blue Metallic Batman
- Bloody Rorschach
These serious shredders might seem innocent and cute, but their musical history proves otherwise. Here’s a list of chart-topping metal kings and queens to heavy hitting guitar slayers that will sing to all your metal band passions.
- Alice Cooper
- Rob Zombie
- Ozzy Osbourne
- Lemmy Kilmister – Motörhead
- Angus Young – AC/DC
The list of all the best current Star Wars Funko Pop! Collectibles have something for everyone – from the dark side to the light side and everything in between. Characters like Lando Calrissian or Rey Skywalker, to even more obscure characters like Varmik or Maz Kanata, this list has your favorite characters from episodes such as The Force Awakens, Star Wars Rebels, Rogue One and more.
- Grogu (Baby Yoda) – The Mandalorian
- Darth Vader – Rogue One
- Chewbacca – Solo: A Star Wars Story
- Lando Calrissian – Solo: A Star Wars Story
This list of the best Marvel Funko Pop! figures features a wide range of characters that the toy company has released over the past few years. Everything from The Avengers to The X-Men and Spider-Man to cult characters and numerous versions of Stan Lee himself.
- Rocket Racoon – Guardians of the Galaxy
- Dancing Groot – Guardians of the Galaxy
- Iron Man Mark 43 – Avengers: Age of Ultron
- Star Lord – Guardians of the Galaxy
- Daredevil – Netflix
Funko Pop! features some of film’s leading roles, including some of the more obscure supporting characters, who nonetheless delivered memorable performances. Here’s a look at some of the most respectable, impressive collectibles for discerning movie aficionados.
- Inigo Montoya – The Princess Bride
- The Grady Twins – The Shining
- Vito Corleone – The Godfather
- Travis Bickle – Taxi Driver
- Alfred Hitchcock
- Jules Winnfield – Pulp Fiction
- Flesh Wound Black Knight – Monty Python and the Holy Grail
- Ellen Ripley – Aliens
- The Jesus – The Big Lebowski
Rare Funko Pop! decorations bestow upon an air of individuality onto your workspace even in the midst of a cold and lonely pandemic-stricken world.
- Bob Ross – The Joy of Painting
- Dr. Frank N. Furter – The Rocky Horror Picture Show
- Jareth, The Goblin King – Labyrinth
- Ron Swanson – Parks and Recreation
To find out more on all things Funko Pop! on Ranker, please click here.