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If you’re a “Star Wars” fan, or know one, here are the best gifts that are sure to please even the most finicky of them. From limited-edition collectibles to household items and thought-provoking reads, the Force is strong with these picks.
Baby Yoda Wrap
Wanna make “the child” from “The Mandalorian” even cuter? Add a human baby! This cozy hooded towel woven from cotton transforms bath time into an adorable, outer rim adventure. For more, “Mandalorian”-specific goodies, head here. Pottery Barn Kids is offering free shipping for Black Friday with the code COZY.
Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
For true collectors, this is it: the entire “Star Wars” saga in one box set. Follow the series from “Star Wars: A New Hope” all the way to “Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker” (the order in which you choose to watch these films is entirely up to you). The set includes every episodic film in 4K Ultra HD/Blu-Ray and digital copies from the Skywalker saga (“Episode I” through “Episode IX”). This excludes the standalone movies (“Solo” and “Rogue One” are not included). Included with each film is a bonus disc that features behind-the-scenes looks, deleted scenes, trailers, interviews and the “Skywalker Saga” documentary. The set also includes an art book, digital codes for each film and a letter from Mark Hamill.
Jedi Training Heliballs
The closest we’ll get to actual training heliballs is this Hammacher Schlemmer motorized whirligig. The floating training ball has motion sensors that can detect where you are and reacts to your movements (but it can also can be controlled with a remote). The most impressive part of this creation is the fire button that emits an LED beam with sound effects straight from “A New Hope.”
‘The Mandalorian’ Darksaber
Watching Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) slice his way out of his downed fighter using the Darksaber was, thus far, a “Mandalorian” high point. Up until then, fans had only seen animated interpretations of the darksaber in action, but now, you can own it. This darksaber lights up and makes the iconic “wooshing” sounds the lightsabers are known for. The darksaber sounds little more… mysterious and warped, which is all part of the fun.
‘Star Wars’ Pinball Machine
Instead of t-shirts and posters, what about a vintage-inspired pinball machine? Covered in the art from comic book artist Randy Martinez (an official artist of Lucasfilm), this is a piece of fandom that everyone can share. The classic game has the traditional flippers and bumpers, three stand-up targets and five drop targets, as well as custom “Star Wars”-themed elements including a toy Death Star and a molded TIE Fighter.
Monopoly: ‘Star Wars’ Edition
The classic buying and selling game gets an intergalactic update with this “Star Wars”-themed board. This officially licensed product swaps hotels for iconic “Star Wars” locations, like Hoth, Tatooine and Kashyyyk. The set includes four ship tokens, 64 property markers, 16 Chance cards and one money pack. Players can also use “the Force” to broker deals to collect extra money. The specially designed box folds up into a handy carrying case, ready for you to take to your next holiday party.
Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy’s Edge
Did the pandemic halt your plans to visit Disneyland or Disney World’s Galaxy’s Edge? Have faith young padawan, all you need is the Oculus Quest 2 paired with the “Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge” experience, and you’ll be inside the galaxy far, far away from the comfort of your home. The brand new Oculus platform will be dropping this holiday season and due to the lower storage capabilities, Oculus has dropped the price down considerably.
“Galaxy’s Edge” takes players to planet Batuu so they can explore the cantina, the outer lands and even run into some familiar faces. You’ll join classic characters like R2-D2 and C-3PO (voiced by the original “Star Wars” actor Anthony Daniels) to fight off Guavian Death Gang cell leader Tara Rashin (Debra Wilson) and even the odd flying creature. Additional characters you’ll interact with include Seezelslak (voiced by Bobby Moynihan) and Jedi Master Yoda (voiced by Frank Oz). Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment experience “Galaxy’s Edge” is currently available on the Oculus Quest platform priced at $24.99.
Death Star Popcorn Popper
That’s no moon, it’s a popcorn maker! This popcorn-making Death Star uses hot air (no oil) to deliver a freshly popped snack. The machine has a 98% popping rate, so there shouldn’t be that many leftover kernels. The metal top doubles as a bowl.
Corelle Disney ‘Star Wars’ Doodle Plates
A cute and classy way to show everyone that the Force is strong in your interior design. Corelle classic plates are both microwave and dishwasher safe and promises you won’t have to worry about chips or scratches.
Star Wars: Han Solo in Carbonite Silicone Ice Tray
Freeze your own miniature Han Solos in ice with this molded silicone ice cube tray. Be the cleverest fan that ever lived and serve Han, on ice, at your next socially distanced “Star Wars” viewing party. Or make clever chocolate molds each with their own Harrison Ford trapped beneath the chocolatey goodness. The tray offers six small compartments and one large Solo mold.
Insulated Stainless Steel Canteen
Upgrade your water with a “Star Wars” inspired bottle. The insulated stainless steel canteen comes in three “Star Wars” motifs: Stormtrooper, C-3PO and Darth Vader. The screw on the bottle holds 16 ounces of liquids (hot or cold). The triple-insulated, vacuum-sealed containers also come in 16-ounce tumbler and insulated wine glass sizes.
Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool Kit
Made from super durable stainless steel, this seven-in-one multi-tool set includes four hex keys, two screwdrivers and an adjustable wrench. Take them out as needed for small home repairs, and keep a set in your car or travel bag too. When you’re done, the hex keys store away in the back of the ship, while the screwdrivers (one Phillips and one flat head) tuck into the sides. Reviewers say this is a sturdy, heavy-duty tool that can really be put to use, though it would make a great collectible on the shelf or stocking stuffer too.
R2-D2 Coffee Press
Start your morning with a fresh brewed cup of joe — and a little fun — with this R2-D2 coffee press. Made from BPA-free plastic and food-grade stainless steel, this “Star Wars”-themed coffee maker makes up to four cups of coffee (32 oz.) in one go. The gift set includes a glass carafe, plunger and filter. Dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning.
Optical Illusion Color-Changing Side Table Lights
Let your light shine through the dark side with this 3-D effect table lamp. The flat acrylic plate creates a hologram-like image, while you can switch between seven color settings and two different lighting modes. Plug it into a USB charger to keep it powered (no bulbs or batteries needed). This lamp makes a great addition to your desk, bedside table, living room table or bookshelf. Choose from four different “Star Wars” character plates, including Baby Yoda, Darth Vader, Millennium Falcon and R2-D2.
‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Hoodie Sweatshirt
Get cozy in this peach “Star Wars” hoodie featuring images from “The Empire Strikes Back” … on your back! The hoodie is made of cotton and poly blend and is machine washable.
The World According to Star Wars
It may take place in a galaxy far, far away, but there are a lot of lessons we can glean from “Star Wars” in our everyday lives as well. This “New York Times” best-seller explores topics like family, rebellion and redemption, as it pertains to the hit film franchise, and our current society. It also touches on themes of power and political dynamics, using “Star Wars” to illustrate why some people are born to succeed — while others are set up to fail. A surprisingly stimulating read, “The World According to Star Wars” will help you see one of the most popular stories of all time in a whole new way.
‘Star Wars:’ The Visual Encyclopedia
One of the best-selling movie compendiums available, this book is your ultimate visual guide into the characters, vehicles, weapons, planets and more from the entire “Star Wars” universe. More than 2500 images are featured, alongside obscure facts, timelines, and a breakdown of everything from galactic politics to inter-planetary relationships. A great addition to any fan’s bookshelf. For more book suggestions check out our coffee table book gift guide.