Sideshow Collectibles is a California-based designer toy and collectible studio. The company was founded in 1993 as Sideshow Productions [1], a motion picture prop and special effect firm.[2] In 1994 the company shifted focus to the collectibles market exclusively. Sideshow typically produces licensed products from the worlds of movies, television, animation and comic books.

Additionally, Sideshow is partnered with top prop and effects houses like Weta Workshop to distribute collectibles under several distinct brands.


Below is a partial list of Sideshow licenses:

  • 300
  • Alien
  • Angel
  • Army of Darkness
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Disney
  • The Fly
  • G.I. Joe
  • Hellboy
  • Indiana Jones
  • James Bond
  • Jurassic Park
  • King of the Hill (license pending)
  • Legend
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • Marvel Comics
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Predator
  • Rambo
  • RoboCop
  • Rocky
  • Saw
  • Scarface
  • Star Trek
  • Star Wars
  • The Terminator
  • Trick 'r Treat
  • Universal Monsters
  • The X-Files

Artists and special effects groups[]

Sideshow typically works to develop products with established artistic & special effects talent; this is a partial list of artists & special effects teams who have designed collectibles with Sideshow:


Sideshow releases, or has released, products under the following brands:

  • Sideshow Collectibles
  • Sideshow / Weta Collectibles
  • Sideshow / Morpheus Collectibles
  • Sideshow Toy


  • Aftimes.com Best of 2004: Best Male Statue, Morgul Lord Statue; Best Female Figure, 12" Buffy the Vampire Slayer[8]
  • IGN Best of 2006: Best Collectible, Dr. Doom Throne Statue[9]


  1. Hoovers.com
  2. Meryll Lynch profile
  3. "Adam Hughes on the Mary Jane Statue" Newsarama.com
  4. "Comic Artist Mark Brooks" Sideshow Announcement
  5. "Stan Winston and the tricky business of Legacy" LATimes.com
  6. "ADI" StudioADI.com
  7. Sideshow Interview with ADI
  8. Sideshowtoy.com Announcement
  9. IGN Best of 2006


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