Father’s Day is next Sunday, June 20th, and if you are hurting for some Father’s Day gift ideas, we are here to help! Buying for your dad can be hard, especially if you don’t want to get him the normal tie, coffee mug or grill tools. Not that those ideas are bad (okay, yes they are), but let’s think out of the box for a minute.
How about toys, collectibles, games, water guns, dart guns…fun items he might not think to buy himself? Does he like a certain movie? Does he always take over the LEGO building when he’s playing with the kids? Have you ever heard him say ‘I should get me one of those bobble heads’? Does he need his own Nerf Gun for a dart gun war?
Here are 50 Out-of-the-Box Gift Ideas for Father’s Day:
1. LEGO Star Wars Visual Dictionary with Exclusive Figure – LEGO and Star Wars, two of the world’s most recognized and successful franchises, have been collaborating since the 1998 release of the first LEGO Star Wars mini figures. DK Publishing joins the party with the exquisitely photographed and minutely annotated Visual Dictionary… complete with an exclusive Luke Skywalker mini figure! It’s a comprehensive visual guide to the LEGO Star Wars universe. 96 pages.
2. Halo Series 8 Spartan EOD (White) Action Figure – Two powerhouses of pop culture– McFarlane Toys and Microsoft– are collaborating to produce action figures based on the fantastically popular video game series. The nicely detailed 6-inch action figure contains approximately 26 movable parts.
3. Transformers ROTF Human Alliance Bumblebee with Sam – Best buddies forever! From the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen movie, this detailed pair includes a Sam Witwicky Action Figure and a Bumblebee robot-to-vehicle Transformer that features a flip-out cannon with launching “plasma pulse” and converts to a Camaro concept car in vehicle mode. And Sam interacts with Bumblebee! The Sam figure rides on the robot’s arm or shoulder in robot mode, and inside the Camaro in vehicle mode. This is a great item for the older collector and the kid who wants a toy with more moving points and a lot of detail! Measures about 7-inches long in vehicle mode.
4. Donkey Kong Jenga Game – You’ve never seen Jenga like this! This clever twist on the classic tower-building game features 54 black hardwood blocks decked out with the iconic Donkey Kong girders. Build your themed Jenga tower the traditional way or climb the girders with your Mario mover to save Pauline from Donkey Kong in a new– and even more challenging– way to play. Custom Mario, Donkey Kong, and Pauline playing pieces, and a Donkey Kong themed spinner are included for alternate play. Either way you choose, you’re guaranteed edge-of-your-seat excitement!
5. Avatar (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray] – A reluctant hero. An epic journey. A choice between the life he left behind and the incredible new world he’s learned to call home. Return to James Cameron’s Avatar — the greatest adventure of all time.
6. Nerf N-Strike Raider Rapid Fire CS-35 Dart Blaster – Blue – With the largest ammo capacity of any Nerf gun, the Nerf N-Strike Raider CS-35 will make short work of your foam-shooting foes. The blaster can carry up to 35 darts in its drum magazine, and uses a pump-action system to fire them rapidly. Featuring a tactical rail that is compatible with most N-strike accessories, and an adjustable stock, the Raider CS-35 delivers the pinnacle of blaster performance.
7. Avatar AMP Suit – This massive robotic suit from the movie Avatar can seat one action figure. So, the powerful frame can carry your best men into the heat of battle. Known by many names, the AMP Suit provides an ambulatory hydraulic armored weapons platform for military and civilian operations in hostile and toxic environments. With big guns and bigger attitude, those hostile forces had better watch out!
8. LEGO Star Wars 8086 Tri-Fighter Droid – Get ready to crush the clone army! Redesigned to menace the Republic, these three droids and this giant Separatist starfighter are based on Star Wars. They’re ready to take aim at the Grand Army of the Republic and leave it broken in the wastes of space. Make them yours! 268 pieces.
9. Order LEGO 6753 Highway Transporter Truck from Entertainment Earth! – Roaring down the road with a cargo of cars, the giant Highway Transport carrier has working steering and a trailer that lowers to load and unload vehicles! Includes instructions for rebuilding into a powerful tow truck or a huge mobile crane for a great 3-in-1 building experience! 1,294 pieces.
10. Clash of the Titans Bubo Bobble Head – Based on designs from the 1981 action-epic Clash of the Titans, here comes Perseus’ birdlike guide Bubo! Created by Hephaestus to aid Perseus on his journey, this mechanical owl is a classic character from the groundbreaking film. The bobble-head version stands approximately 6 1/2-inches tall (including base) and features an ancient Greek-style column base. Catch one today!
11. Mighty Muggs Customizable Blank White Vinyl Figure – Create your very own Mighty Muggs! Mighty Muggs are famous the world over for their chunky, edgy style, and now they’ve extended their influence into the marvelous universe of customizable toys! This irresistible, 6-inch tall plastic template is both distinctively cute and decidedly collectible. You can use it to make anything! Will you create Batman, Doctor Who, Samus Aran, Ming the Merciless, or something totally new? It’s all up to you!
12. Toy Story 3 The Video Game – No toy gets left behind as you run, ride and fly through scenes from Toy Story 3! Play as Woody, Buzz or Jessie. Each one has different and unique abilities. You can swap control between the characters at any time. You can also perform cooperative moves that give you enhanced actions, such as boosts or launches. Play as Zurg, only on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system! As the sworn enemy of the Galactic Alliance, Emperor Zurg enters Toy Story 3: The Video Game’s Toy Box mode complete with his sphere-shooting cannon and speed on wheels to unleash mayhem on Woody’s Western Town.
13. Shutter Island [Blu-ray] – Academy Award® winning director Martin Scorsese once again teams up with Leonardo DiCaprio in this spine-chilling thriller that critics say “sizzles with so much suspense that it’s hot to the touch.”** When U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (DiCaprio) arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Teddy uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he learns there are some places that never let you go.
14. Transformers AllSpark Rubiks Cube Gam – The fate of the Allspark is in your hands… Solve this puzzle inspired by the TRANSFORMERS REVENGE OF THE FALLEN film! Includes 1 Rubik’s cube, display stand and solution booklet. For 1 player.
15. LEGO World Racers 8897 Jagged Jaws Reef – Enter a deadly boat race! 191 pieces.
16. Star Wars Cantina Band Action Figures – The cantina band is back, with all its original members! While most people don’t know their names, Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes are some of the most recognizable extraterrestrials from the original Star Wars film. These musical aliens set the tone for one of the most unforgettable scenes in movie history– and now they can be yours! Previously a retailer exclusive, this highly desirable commemorative set of artistic action figures comes in a fantastic window box package. It features five 3 3/4-inch characters with their instruments, as well as removable cloth vests and a bonus collector’s tin that spotlights the artwork of Ralph McQuarrie. Each figure is fully poseable with articulated wrists and elbows that allow these performers to really rock out!
17. Star Wars Boba Fett Computer Sitter Bobble Head – Let Boba Fett monitor your monitor! This cool, plastic bobble head of the universe-notorious bounty hunter has him seated in an unusually relaxed pose. He may look comfortable, but he’s actually hard at work making sure nobody is watching over your shoulder at whatever sites it is that you visit. The little 3-inch tall wobbler sits on your computer monitor and bobs with the slightest touch… if you buy him!
18. Star Wars R2-D2 USB Hub – Take home the adorable R2-D2 from Star Wars and sit him beside your computer. This totally unique USB hub has 4 ports, perfect for people who are always running out of USB slots. In addition, R2 makes sounds every time you plug in a peripheral. R2-D2 measures 8 1/4-inches tall x 4 3/4-inches wide x 3 3/4-inches long. He’s lots of fun, and you won’t run out of ports now! Interfaces with your Mac or PC.
19. Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death #2 Fabric Poster – Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death #2 Fabric Fabric Poster. Celebrate your favorite artists in a unique way with fabric posters! This high-quality print measures 40-inches tall x 30-inches wide. Personalize your home or dorm room with ease! Order yours today!
20. Jimmy Page Guitar Fabric Poster Wall Hanging – Jimmy Page Guitar Fabric Fabric Poster. Celebrate your favorite artists in a unique way with fabric posters! This high-quality print measures 40-inches tall x 30-inches wide. Personalize your home or dorm room with ease!
21. Star Wars Stormtrooper Bobble Head – Close the blast doors! No, open the blast doors! No, close the blast doors! Oh well, the Stormtroopers aren’t exactly known for their decisiveness, tactics, or aim… but they sure look neat! Now they can be yours as amusing collectible bobble heads. This cool 6-inch tall figure has a personalized base, stark white armor, and a steely gaze that’s sure to stop passersby right in their tracks.
22. PSP Tilt FX – The PSP Tilt FX takes your games to the next level with the latest motion sensing control by replacing the normal Direction Pad controls with High Resolution “Tilt” control using the 3D movements of your PSP to actually control the game.
23. The Zipit Blister Pack/Clamshell Opener – The ZIPIT …the world’s only battery operated blister pack opener lets you easily open clamshells and blister packs for toys, consumer electronics, computer peripherals, cosmetic packages, office supplies and virtually anything packed in plastic clamshell packaging. This unique tool offers you a simple, safe way to open clamshell packaging with ease. “The ZIPIT” eliminates Wrap Rage! There are over 6000 reported emergency room incidents resulting from wrap rage. With “The ZIPIT” in your possession, you will never fall victim to the Rage while trying to get into those impossible blister packed items we all know so well. This handy tool includes a protective cover for additional safety. Requires 2 AA batteries, not included.
24. Avatar Jake’s Banshee Creature – From the mountainous regions of Pandora! Large aerial predator. Leathery wings stretched tight. Large jaws can disengage. Teeth are black and extremely sharp. Na’vi can link to some banshees to create lifelong bond. Ridden during hunting, battle. Of course, this is the toy, which is made of plastic and scaled to your action figures. It shouldn’t really be able to bite you, so no worries! Works with most 3 3/4 to 4 1/4-inch figures (sold separately). This is not a flying toy.
25. Queen Crown Fabric Poster Wall Hanging – Queen Crown Fabric Poster. Celebrate your favorite artists in a unique way with fabric posters! This high-quality print measures 40-inches tall x 30-inches wide. Personalize your home or dorm room with ease!
26. Star Trek Starfleet Command Division Badge Prop Replica – With a design taken directly from the screen-used hero prop, this Starfleet Division Badge is an exact replica of the uniform insignia from 2009′s Star Trek movie, cast in metal and hand burnished. It’s cosplay ready with two pins on the back to hold it in place. Are you ready, too? Measures approximately 2 1/8-inches tall x 1 3/8-inches wide.
27. The Twilight Zone Mystic Seer Bobble Head – “The hand belongs to Mr. Don S. Carter, male member of a honeymoon team on route across the Ohio countryside to New York City. In one moment, they will be subjected to a gift most humans never receive in a lifetime. For one penny, they will be able to look into the future. The time is now, the place is a little diner in Ridgeview, Ohio, and what this young couple doesn’t realize is that this town happens to lie on the outskirts of the Twilight Zone.” Based on the classic The Twilight Zone episode “Nick of Time” that starred William Shatner, this terrific Mystic Seer Bobble Head measures about 6 1/2-inches tall x 3-inches wide x 2 1/4-inches deep, and it even includes fortune-telling cards as part of the packaging. Wouldn’t this look great on top of your TV set? Note: This item is a bobble head; it is not a full-size working replica of the Mystic Seer.
28. Bob Marley Legend Fabric Poster Wall Hanging – Bob Marley Live Fabric Poster. Celebrate your favorite artists in a unique way with fabric posters! This high-quality print measures 40-inches tall x 30-inches wide. Personalize your home or dorm room with ease!
29. Metallica Master of Puppets Fabric Poster Wall Hanging – Metallica Master of Puppets Fabric Poster. Celebrate your favorite artists in a unique way with fabric posters! This high-quality print measures 40-inches tall x 30-inches wide. Personalize your home or dorm room with ease!
30. Star Trek Scrabble Game – Go for a “Tribble” word score! (It’s on the board!) When it comes to family fun, Scrabble is the classic word game. Take the challenge of making the best use of your 7 letter tiles for just the right combination of wordplay, competition, and enjoyment! Now with Star Trek, Scrabble is better than ever. This thrilling game draws family and friends together around the table with the joy of building interlocking words and the competition for racking up big scores. Connect the wooden letter tiles up, down, and across the board to create distinct crosswords in each contest. Whether you play traditional rules or those for shorter gameplay, there are new challenges and new excitement every time! 2 to 4 players. Ages 8 to adult.
31. Captain America Deluxe Metal Shield – Take home this fantastic replica of Steve Rogers’ defensive device! This instantly recognizable deluxe shield is crafted from metal and makes a great addition to a costume, wall, or collection. It measures approximately 23 3/4-inches in diameter and is perfect for display or extraordinary protection.
32. Exclusive Star Wars Dllr Nep & Plourr Ilo Figure Comic Pack – A Shared Exclusive! She’s a warrior princess from the planet Eiattu VI. He’s a rogue pilot with a flair for music and a hint of the dark side. Together, they fight evil. Continuing the run of awesome Action Figure Comic Packs, this set brings two fan-requested Rebel pilots from one of the longest-running Star Wars comic book series of the 1990s! These 3 3/4-inch figures sport loads of detail on their orange flight suits, and each is fully articulated with 14 joints. Includes a full-size comic book reprint, blasters, and removable helmets. As an added bonus, Plourr Ilo has a working holster for her blaster!
33. The Doors Wanted Fabric Poster Wall Hanging – The Doors Wanted Fabric Poster. Celebrate your favorite artists in a unique way with fabric posters! This high-quality print measures 40-inches tall x 30-inches wide. Personalize your home or dorm room with ease!
34. Star Trek Classic Enterprise NCC-1701 Vehicle – Brush up on your Captain Kirk impressions. The U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 is instantly recognized as the ultimate symbol of the Star Trek franchise. Continuing the line of Starship Legends, this classic, 16-inch replica features realistic light and sound effects from the original series, and the voice of William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk! The highly customized packaging celebrates Star Trek’s 40th Anniversary. This puppy is not to be missed!
35. Star Wars Anakin Skywalker Force FX Lightsaber Replica – There’s no better weapon for slaying Sith lords! This Anakin Skywalker Force FX Lightsaber Replica from the Star Wars saga features durable, die-cast metal parts that look and feel like the real thing! Its sturdy, blue, polycarbonate blade is permanently attached to the hilt and features realistic power-up and power-down glowing light effects. The lightsaber also includes digitally recorded and motion-sensor-controlled authentic sound effects such as power-up, power-down, idle, movement sounds, and clash sounds. It’s a wonderful find for clever collectors and great fun for very lucky kids! Requires batteries, not included.
36. Just For Men: Relaxing Father’s Day Spa Basket – Men’s Sandalwood Body Bar, Men’s Sandalwood Body Wash in Novelty Beer Bottle, Men’s Boar Bristle Bath Brush with Dark Wood Handle, Gentlemen’s Choice Dark Wooden Shaving Brush and Soap Dish ~ made of dark natural wood and boar bristles, Dark Wooden Boar Bristle Nail Brush, Gentlemen’s 10 piece Manicure Set in Folding Carrying Case ~ perfect travel size! , Harry & David Milk Chocolate Moose Munch Bar…in a Bronze Spa Tin and hand-tied with “Happy Father’s Day” ribbon.
37. Star Wars I Am Your Father’s Day 2-Pack exclusive – Includes Father’s Day Card. Two-pack of Darth VaderTM and Luke SkywalkerTM figures come in special packaging that folds into a gift box for your dad!
38. Batman Black Ceramic Mug – Batman is a fictional character, a comic book hero co-created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger (although only Kane receives official credit), appearing in publications by DC Comics. The character first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. Batman became a popular character soon after his introduction and gained his own comic book title, Batman, in 1940. As the decades wore on, differing interpretations of the character emerged. A cultural icon, Batman has been licensed and adapted into a variety of media, from radio to television and film, and appears on a variety of merchandise sold all over the world.
39. Cryptozoological Figure Set – Have we discovered all of the major species on this planet, or are there some out there that have managed to avoid our prying eyes? This Cryptozoological Figure Set spotlights some famous creatures that most people have heard of, but few have ever seen. Are they real or just figments of an active imagination? You be the judge. Each intriguing set includes five 1 3/4 to 4 1/2-inch tall, hard-vinyl figures: Mothman, Jersey Devil, Chupacabra, Bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster. Bring them home today and create your own paranormal adventures!
40. South Park Butters Talking Bobble Head – Don’t try to take advantage of Butters, but do take him home! In his aquamarine jacket, this simple and naïve outcast of the South Park crew stands 7-inches tall above his name-display base, giving you that genuine smile. With a mere touch on his head, you can get Butters to bobble and say, “Son of a biscuit!” Do it!
41. Dr. Sigmund Freud Therapy Ball – If you have problems, can’t afford a therapist, and your cat just won’t listen, give this a try! Dr. Freud’s Therapy Ball is loaded with answers to all of life’s problems. Just flip it over, and you’ll get one of 20 thoughtful responses!
42. Forbidden Planet Robby the Robot Bobble Head – This Forbidden Planet Robby the Robot Bobble Head stands approximately 6-inches tall, not including base, and includes all the details you remember – and love! – about this classic science-fiction character.
43. Gears of War Marcus Fenix #2 12-Inch Action Figure – Featuring heavy artillery right out of the video game, this dramatic Marcus Fenix #2 Action Figure is on a mission to stop the Locust Horde and save his fellow man. The hero from Epic Games’ blockbuster bestseller Gears of War stands 12-inches tall and is game accurate and intricately detailed. He features LED light-up armor, a newly sculpted head based on his look in Gears of War 2, a COG pistol, and the Lancer accessories. The blue lights on his shoulder armor light up and glow with small LED effects just like in the game. Marcus Fenix is fully prepared to join your Delta Squad right now!
44. LEGO 6743 Racers Street Speeder Car – If you need to get somewhere, but can’t decide how you want to get there, this is the set for you. This slick racer can become any one of three unique models! (But not all at once.) You can build vehicles to impress your friends, or to pick up some groceries. Provided the groceries are small, of course. Construct a variety of awesome vehicles with this great kit! 165 pieces.
45. Cheech & Chong Action Figure Series 2 Set – There is no cooler pair of action figures than these two guys! Tricked out in their most “smokin’” clothing and joined by “appropriate” accessories, it’s Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong as seen in their film Up In Smoke. Each of these two individually packaged figures stands about 8 1/2-inches tall. Chill out with Cheech & Chong!
46. Nerf N-Strike Vulcan EBF-25 Blaster – Complete your N-Strike arsenal and prepare for the ultimate in battery-powered blasting! Be ready for any battle with the Nerf N-Strike Vulcan EBF-25 Blaster– an awesome, fully automatic, dart cannon. Load it with fresh batteries and fire up to 3 darts per second! Watch as the belt feeds automatically through the weapon, continuing the barrage of firepower as you battle your opponent. The piston-powered, internal launching system makes it an unstoppable force! Then switch to single-shot mode for precision shooting. The removable tripod folds for easy transport… or a quick escape from enemy fire. Even your toughest opponent won’t know what hit him!
47. Mindflex Game – Have you ever dreamed of moving an object with the power of your mind? Mindflex, the mental acuity game, makes that dream a reality! A lightweight headset containing sensors for the forehead and earlobes measures your brainwave activity. When you focus your concentration, a small foam ball will rise on a gentle stream of air. Relax your thoughts and the ball will descend. By using a combination of physical and mental coordination, you must guide the ball through a customizable obstacle course. (The various obstacles can be repositioned into many different configurations.) Mindflex combines advanced technology with the power of thought to create an interactive telekinetic experience like no other… a game where players compete in the ultimate mental marathon! Requires 4x “C” and 2x “AAA” batteries (not included). Ages 8 and up.
48. Sesame Street Cookie Monster Fleece Blanket with Sleeves – Inspired by the runaway success of the popular novelty item, this blue blanket with sleeves features one of Sesame Street’s most famous residents: Cookie Monster! It measures 72-inches tall x 55-inches wide and is made from super-soft fleece. Don’t you know someone who would just love one of these?
49. Star Trek UNO Game – UNO gets you into the nonstop-fun world of Star Trek! Join Kirk, Spock, and the entire crew of the Enterprise, and don’t forget to yell “Uno!” when you’re down to one card – it’s the only way to win!
50. Super Soaker Soaker Wars Bottle Blitz Water Blaster – Pump and blast! Your neighborhood will fear you with the handy Soaker Wars Bottle Blitz blaster. Use it as is, or expand it with an ordinary soda bottle. Ages 6 and up. Colors may vary.
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