Posts Tagged ‘todd mcfarlane’

Movie Maniacs: Series 4

In 2001, the fourth series in Todd McFarlane’s highly succesful movie themed action figure line made its debut. By this time the line had reached its standard and was producing great, quality figures. The sculpt and detail on these were no different.


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Movie Maniacs: Series 3

Today we’re going to take a look at Series 3 of McFarlane Toys Movie Maniacs line. This line had characters from my two favorite movies: The Thing and Army of Darkness. The sculpt of each figure got even better in this bunch. You can see it more in The Thing figures with the detail being greater and more intricate. The human figures of the line actually look like the actors that portray those roles. A lot of time you get movie figures that look somewhat like the actor or not at all. As far as articulation goes there really isn’t much but that’s absolutely fine as they are really meant to be for show and stay posed in their movie stance. Here’s the list of figures in this bunch:


Movie Maniacs: Series 2

Today we’re looking at series 2 of the Movie Maniacs action figure line by McFarlane Toys. This set consisted of mainly cult favorite characters. The sculpts on these figures seemed to improve a bit more and looked a bit more detailed as well. The set included


  • Chucky (Child’s Play 2)
  • Eric Draven (The Crow)
  • Ghostface (Scream)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween)
  • Norman Bates (Psycho)
  • Pumpkinhead (Pumpkinhead)


Movie Maniacs: Series 1

Usually with certain genre movies such as horror or action there are action figure lines that get manufactured to coninside with the release of the film. Comic book artist/creator Todd McFarlane took it one step further when he decided to create an action figure line based on some of the most famous cult favorite movie villans and heroes. The appealing thing about these figures was the detail and intricacy of the sculpt. We’ll take a look at the complete series starting today with series 1


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