Kenner’s Return of the Jedi Toys: Rancor Monster Figure (1983)

ROTJ Rancor 1984-1

ROTJ Rancor 1984-2

ROTJ Rancor 1984-3

ROTJ Rancor 1984-4

ROTJ Rancor 1984-5

ROTJ Rancor 1984-6

ROTJ Rancor 1984-7

Beautiful. A classic giant monster toy—much more impressive design-wise than Mattel’s Kraken, in my opinion.

See some amazing German ROTJ toy ads here.

3 Responses to “Kenner’s <em>Return of the Jedi</em> Toys: Rancor Monster Figure (1983)”


  1. 1 narvo November 7, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    Awesome. Don’t know a soul who has/had one of these beasts, not even my buddy in junior high, who claimed to have every single SW toy and action figure out there (I saw most of his collection).

  2. 2 Ryan Anys November 7, 2014 at 7:38 pm

    Reminds me of Christmas, 1980: EVERYONE wanted an ATAT!

  3. 3 contradextraavenue November 8, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Poor Rancor. Crushing its head for being hungry wasn’t very Jedi-like. It was just as much a victim of Jabba’s cruelty as the rest of them. Just imagine how cool it would have been if they’d recsued him and let him help the rebel cause on the moon of Endor…


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