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Making Fun: The Story of Funko (2018)

Dive into a world of fun and collecting as this documentary follows the creation and impact of the Funko company and their successful toy and collectable empire.

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Credited cast:
Jeff Ayers Jeff Ayers ... Himself
Eric Bauza ... Himself
Chris Beck Chris Beck ... Himself
Mike Becker Mike Becker ... Himself - Funko Founder
Dave Brisbois Dave Brisbois ... Himself
Ben Butcher Ben Butcher ... Himself
Simon Calderon Simon Calderon ... Himself
Matt Cardona ... Himself
Andy Caro Andy Caro ... Himself
Corinne Cavallaro Corinne Cavallaro ... Herself
Ming Chen ... Himself
Alice Cooper ... Himself
Peter DeYoung Peter DeYoung ... Himself
Kevin Eastman ... Himself
Robert Englund ... Himself
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Dive into a world of fun and collecting as this documentary follows the creation and impact of the Funko company and their successful toy and collectable empire.

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24 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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Fábrica de diversión: La historia de Funko See more »

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There is even a "Freddy Funko Director" Pop! which was a limited run of about 1,100-the number of audience members of the initial screening of this film at the Graumann's Chinese Theatre in Jan-2018 See more »

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References Family Guy (1999) See more »

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Very enjoyable but it's almost like two separate documentaries tossed together.
5 July 2018 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

I am in the target audience for this documentary, as I am a geeky and somewhat childish guy who loves his Funco Wacky Wobblers...and I've had them for years. So, for folks who don't mind the label 'geek', it's an excellent film. I would also add, however, that I wish the documentary had been separated into two films. That's because I loved learning about the history of the company, how they have marketed and how they've grown. But that only makes up about half the film. The other half consists of interviews with the many uber-fans of Funco (many of which are celebrities)...which I enjoyed but which also took away from learning more about this fascinating company. Still, with this reservation, I do recommend you see it...particularly if you are a fan of pop culture...which most of us are.


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