Definitive Movie Figures

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  1. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    As I was browsing the pegs at Wal-mart today, I surmized that Hasbro/Takara have made IMO the definitive deluxe Bumblebee figure with Battle Blade Bumblebee, Leader Prime is damn near perfect with the exception of lacking a gun, and Starscream is a near-masterpiece as well.

    So it got me thinking: Will we see definitive versions of other movie characters made for the third movie? Will Has/Tak take what they learned from the deluxe Ironhide and Ratchet figures (for example) and apply them to all new voyager molds for DOTM? Dicuss!
     
  2. Auto Morph

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    It would be nice.

    It depends though, what you mean by definitive? I mean, normal leader Prime isn't the 'definitive' version of that character IMO, Buster Prime is. Are we talking about paint jobs or just the actual molds?
    For me, the definitive version has both the best paint job on the best mold. So all voyager Starscreams are out of the running, but I can't decide on the best leader version (TakTom MP or Hasbro).
     
  3. Thenames9

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    I'd hope for a leader Megatron, a good Leader Shockwave and a nice trailer for Prime. I hope Hasbro makes an even better Leader Prime for the next movie
     
  4. Opticron Primal

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    I'm sure he means definitive as is as movie and scale accurate as possible while also being a great figure.

    BBBB, Leader Prime and Leader Starscream are perfect examples.
     
  5. wolverenz

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    ^ I agree, I hope they will make a better Leader Megatron, Optimus Prime with gun like Buster. They already made HFTD figures accurate, so I believe they can make it on TF3 toyline.
     
  6. Wheeljack_Prime

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    I'm hoping voyagers Ironhide and Ratchet get that treatment.
     
  7. Dran0n

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    I want a good Megatron, Ironhide, and Ratchet.
    Would be awesome!
     
  8. wolverenz

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    Yeah, they should be..
     
  9. Cool Hand Lube

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    I was thinking about this recently, as I am done trying to get ALL the movie characters/figures, and now am aiming for building a comprehensive line crossing all 3 movies and highlighting the characters with the best representations available.

    So far I'm going with:

    ROTF Leader Prime
    HFD Leader Starscream
    BBBB (HA BB also acceptable)
    HA Jazz
    HA Barricade
    Dlx Arcee, Chromia, Elita 1
     
  10. Opticron Primal

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    I'd say Legends Arcee, Chromia and Elita-1 would fair better. Better scale, less finnicky.
     
  11. Grimlock_13

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    I'm hoping for a good leader class Megatron this time around.
     
  12. Auto Morph

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    Me too!

    Although I would argue that the Human Alliance figures could be placed alongside the 'normal' ones, simply due to the scale issue (but I don't disagree that they are the best representations of those characters).

    For me, the list would be:

    Buster Prime
    ROTF leader Megatron
    Premium Ironhide
    Takara MP/Hasbro leader Starscream
    Premium Barricade
    Best Buy exclusive ('Premium') voyager Ratchet
    Lawson Blackout
    Battle Blade Bumblebee (is this better than Premium BB?)
    Premium Jazz
    ROTF deluxe Arcee/Chromia (would liek to see some scale pics of the legends versions alongside the rest of the 'normal' sized class figures)
    Takara Autobot Alliance Elita-1
    Normal/green leader Brawl
    ROTF deluxe Ravage
    ROTF legends Wheelie
    Legends or deluxe Scorponok (can't decide)
    Deluxe Bonecrusher (sigh...)
    ROTF voyager Mixmaster
    ROTF Supreme Devastator
    ROTF voyager Long Haul
    ROTF voyager Grindor
    2-pack (with Buster Prime) leader Jetfire
    ROTF deluxe Sideswipe
    Shaghai Showdown or Takara white Demolishor (can't decide)
    ROTF deluxe Skids & Mudflap
    ROTF delxue ice-cream truck Skids & Mudflap
    HFTD deluxe Sideways (from 'Sideways Sneak Attack' set)
    ROTF or Takara deluxe red Rampage (can't decide)
    ROTF deluxe Soundwave
    ROTF voyager The Fallen

    I might be forgetting a few. Feel free to add to this list or make arguements against my choices. :) 
     
  13. eagc7

    eagc7 TF Movies Fan/Supporter

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    Every fig from apst movie liesn are teh definitive versiosn for me (expect ha Bee)
     
  14. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    True, but even then, Buster Prime isn't definitive because you only get one gun out of that mold, but that's me being nitpicky. Buster Prime is the closest we've come to a definitive leader prime.

    While it's dreaming, I'd like to see some movie 1 figures revisited with better molds (Jazz, Bonecrusher, Blackout/Grindor). They could do it in the off movie years like Star Wars does.
     
  15. Auto Morph

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    Sorry, I meant definitive out of what is currently available. If we're talking definitive as in what could be produced, then I guess there are always improvements to be made to any figure (although Buster Prime is about as close to perfect as it gets IMO).
     
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    ^ I agree.
     
  17. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    Yes, I suppose there's always room for improvement somewhere on every mold. [Goes into cupboard, pulls out can of worms] I really want a leader Blackout!!!!!!!!!!!!:lolol 
     
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    Now you've done it!
     
  19. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Ironhide's Deluxe needs to be scaled up to HA size and given proper guns.

    Ratchet needs a total overhaul in Voyager scale.

    Megs needs an all-new Leader figure on the same level as Screamer and Prime.

    Leader Starscream and Optimus, Deluxe BB Bumblebee, Human Alliance Jazz, and Legends Ravage are the only "definitive" movieverse figures of on-screen characters as far as I'm concerned. Although there are lots of amazing ones, these are the only ones I consider either perfect or so close to perfect that any nitpicky changes I'd make would be absurdly minor.
     

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