Nearly 40 years after it first appeared in the movies, Star Wars is as popular as ever among adults and kids. From fun robots like R2-D2 and the new BB-8, to heroes such as Luke Skywalker and Finn, there is something, and someone, for everyone to like (even the unlikable Darth Vader).
And to help bring the action to life, the Lego company has created different Star Wars sets. Featuring your favorite characters and movie scenes, each of my Top 20 Lego Star Wars Sets are fun, realistic and provide endless hours of enjoyment. They are great replicas for collectors and kids will love building C-3P0 and all the other characters (not to mention parents will love the hours of quiet while they build).
Top Rated Star Wars LEGO Sets
Read on to figure out which one (or ones) is right for you and your family. See the latest 2010 Best of the Best Here:
Relive the moments when Anakin became the dark one and take a walk on the dark side with this incredible set, featuring the Emperor’s Bay in all its evil glory. There is a cool mechanism that lets you change the figure from Anakin to Vader just by turning the table and kids will play out endless scenarios using the kit.
Comes with Anakin Skywalker, Darth Vader, and Emperor Palpatine.
Poe is one of the newest heroes of the Resistance and one of the most fun characters to watch thanks to his daredevil antics that often times get him into a bit of trouble with Princess Leah. Lucky for him, and the rest of the good guys, those moves end up saving the day more often than not.The X-Wing fighter is sure to be a collectible one day, but for now, you and your kids can just have some mischevious fun with it.
The First Order will stop at nothing to bring down the rebels and you’ll stop at nothing to build their leader Snokes awesome headquarters. The Destroyer is one of the most complex and engaging builds out of all the Star Wars sets thanks to details like an elevator that actually works and a bridge to seat all your figures.Stunning to look at when it’s closed, kids will marvel at all that’s inside when it opens up; I know I did.
Bring all the action from Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace right into your home with this fun kit. A recreation of the scene where they battle Darth Maul, kids will have hours of fun building and battling with this set, which has over 200 pieces.
Featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi, Qui-Gon Jinn, and Darth Maul, your little one’s can stage epic Sith vs Jedi battles guaranteed to spark their creative side.
Straight from the Star Wars TV show, the Combat Speeder is a steal at under $30. Eye-catching thanks to the blue and gray color-combo bricks, what kids will love best are all the great weapons this ship has. There are spring-loaded shooting mechanisms to launch and 4 colorful lightsabers, so you can create endless fight scenarios.
One of the easier sets to build, it’s ideal for younger kids who are new to the world of Star Wars.
Whether you have one Star Wars set or 50, it won’t be complete without this one, featuring everyone’s favorite droid (besides R2-D2 and C3-PO of course), BB-8! Fun to watch and now fun to build, BB-8 has over 1,000 pieces and thanks to a clever wheel turns and moves, with your help, just like the real thing.
Priced at close to $500, this is a set for true collectors; sorry kids! The Star Wars Death Star is as majestic here as it is on the big screen and will look great wherever you display it. Consisting of over 4,000 pieces it comes with 23 mini figures and is an exact replica of the Evil Empire’s battleground and packed with stunning details and multiple scenes and areas from the Death Star.
Of course, Lego has a long-standing reputation for making great Star Wars sets, and the Jakku Jumper does well to maintain that legacy. It offers a great opportunity for you to bring your Lego collection into the next generation of Star Wars.
Command a deadly ship, weaving through space as you fight against the evil empire.
This gorgeous vehicle set is fully decked out, and spares no detail. With six mini-figures that take after characters from the new Star Wars film, “Rogue One”, and a highly detailed ship that will look beautiful displayed on your shelf, this set should make a welcomed addition to any collection.
There is a detachable cockpit for getaways and the interior has space for 2 mini-figures, along with a complete control station. The set comes with 6 minifigures with weapons: Rey, Finn, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Tasu Leech, a Kanjiklub Gang Member and a BB-8 Astromech Droid.
Lego has done a really brilliant job with their Star Wars sets, and this beauty is no exception. This set takes a classic ship, and brings it to the next generation.
The set itself is gorgeous, offering up a beautiful, detailed design, and a set of five unique mini-figures that is sure to spruce up your collection. The ship itself truly is beautiful, and will look great on your shelf, but with interactive cockpits and cannons, there is also a lot fun to be had playing with this set.
This beautiful set enhances the classic character Yoda, by giving you the opportunity to build his ship: a newer piece of Star Wars lore as seen on the Clone Wars television show.
This set is a must for Star Wars fanatics, as it features one of the most iconic ships in the movies, the tie fighter. Collectors will love that it comes with a display and informative plaque detailing the history of the starship while kids will lovethat it comes with a tie fighter and blaster gun for hours of realistic play.
The starship has a top hatch that opens, and there are over 1,685 pieces, so the whole family can help. Priced at just under $180, it is well worth the investment because it is a classic piece. Recommend for kids 10 and up.
The cockpit opens to fit a minifigure and if you open the hatch there are extra flick missiles to destroy the enemy. Reasonably priced at just under $200, kids 9 and up can reenact scenes from Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones. Comes with 5 minifigures: Battle Droid, Battle Droid Commander, Mace Windu, Coleman Trebor and a clone commander.
The elevating turret lets kids point at shoot at any object, and there are 4 minifigures as well: ARC trooper, ARF trooper and 2 commando droids. A great starter set for kids6 or older.
It has a BARC speeder, and 4 minifigures: 1clone commander, 2 new bomb squad troopers and a new ARF trooper. The BARC speeder can have 1 minifigure sit in it, and there are weapons on either side, so kids can zip through the air chasing the bad guys.
Priced at just under $200, this is an exact replica and has a cockpit that opens, wings that can fold into attack mode, and retractable landing gear, for realistic, simulated play against the Evil Empire. There are even 2 proton torpedoes that really shoot, so kids can knock down other characters.
In addition to the ship, there are 4 minifigures (Luke Skywalker, Jek Porkins, R2-D2 and R5-D8), as well as 1 weapon, and 1 lightsaber, so kids 8 and up can act out numerous scenes.
The set comes not just with the speeder, but an Anakin Walker minifigure and a Talz Chieftain figure with a spear. And if that wasn’t enough, the Speeder has a cockpit that opens to seat a figure in it, and a rear cargo area, so kids 7 or older can put weapons and other pieces to store.
The treetop hideout itself is packed with cool extras, including a stone launcher, log trap, secret compartment and retractable ladder. Kids will never get bored, as they can pitch stones, hide, and jump out to snare the enemy in countless different ways.
Approved for kids ages 7 and up, this is a great role playing set.
The walker comes with 2 Clone Troopers, a Clone Commander, Clone Gunner, and ARC trooper gear and can be used with any of the other Lego Star Wars sets
The command station has a hidden missile and opening doors, so figures can sit in it before surprising the enemy. The Droidekas move and open, so kids can pretend to attack, and there are blaster pistols as well, making it the perfect gift for kids6 and up.
I hope my Top 10 Lego Star Wars Sets review helped you see just how special and worthwhile these sets are. Fun, interactive and true to form, they will be loved by kids and collectors everywhere. They bring the world of Star Wars to life, sparking imagination and creativity, as the battle of good and evil continues. Do your part to stop the bad guys and grab one of these sets today.