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Transformers Studio Series reveals from Transformers : The Movie (1986)

Hasbro have revealed that their Transformers Studio Series will be returning to the first Transformers movie from 1986 for some upcoming releases.


The figures are all numbered #86 in the packaging, relating to the year of the movie, rather than following on from the last figures #68 Leadfoot. Each of the '86 figures then has a sub-number with five new Studio Series confirmed in this 1986 range.



We will start with three Deluxe Releases - 86.01 will be Jazz, 86.02 is Kup and 86.03 is Blurr. There will be two Voyager Class releases with 86.04 Hotrod and 86.05 Scourge. 86.06 is the biggest of the bunch with a Leader Class release for Grimlock, who comes complete with Autobot Wheelie.


The 1986 Transformer Movie line figures are now live for pre-order with a Spring/Summer 2021 release date. UK release is confirmed via Hasbro UK with pricing RRP at £20.99 for Deluxe, £32.99 for Voyager and £50.99 for the Grimlock Leader Class release.




This Studio Series 86-01 Deluxe Class The Transformers: The Movie-inspired Autobot Jazz figure converts from robot to racecar mode in 20 steps. Remove backdrop to showcase Autobot Jazz in the Moonbase One Destruction scene. In the Moonbase One Destruction scene from The Transformers: The Movie, Autobot Jazz tries to escape Moonbase One before Unicron devours it, but he doesn't make it and is swallowed up by the Planet Eater. Pose the figure out with the included blaster accessory and imagine recreating this classic movie moment!

  • Includes: figure, accessory, removable backdrop, and instructions.

  • Deluxe Class figures are 4.5-inch collectible action figures inspired by iconic movie scenes and designed with specs and details to reflect the Transformers movie universe, now including The Transformers: The Movie!

  • Figure features vivid, movie-inspired deco, is highly articulated for posability and comes with a blaster accessory

  • Figure scale reflects the character’s size in the world of The Transformers: The Movie. Figure and packaging are inspired by the iconic Moonbase One Destruction scene

  • Figure features classic conversion between robot and racecar modes in 20 steps. Perfect for fans looking for a more advanced converting figure.

  • Removable backdrop displays Autobot Jazz figure in the Moonbase One Destruction scene


This Studio Series 86-02 Deluxe Class The Transformers: The Movie-inspired Kup figure converts from robot to Cybertronian truck mode in 21 steps. Remove backdrop to showcase Kup in the Sea Squid Showdown scene. In the Sea Squid Showdown scene from The Transformers: The Movie, Kup fights for his spark as a giant robot squid tears him apart. Figure can come apart in pieces; imagine recreating this classic movie moment! Also comes with blaster and Energon canteen accessories.

Includes: figure, 2 accessories, removable backdrop, and instructions.

  • Deluxe Class figures are 4.5-inch collectible action figures inspired by iconic movie scenes and designed with specs and details to reflect the Transformers movie universe, now including The Transformers: The Movie!

  • Figure features vivid, movie-inspired deco, is highly articulated for posability and comes with blaster and Energon canteen accessories

  • Figure scale reflects the character’s size in the world of The Transformers: The Movie. Figure and packaging are inspired by the iconic Sea Squid Showdown scene. Figure comes apart in pieces to recreate the classic battle with the giant robot squid from the movie

  • Figure features classic conversion between robot and Cybertronian truck modes in 21 steps. Perfect for fans looking for a more advanced converting figure. For kids and adults ages 8 and up

  • Removable backdrop displays Kup figure in the Sea Squid Showdown scene


This Studio Series 86-03 Deluxe Class The Transformers: The Movie-inspired Blurr figure converts from robot to Cybertronian hovercar mode in 18 steps. Remove backdrop to showcase Blurr in the Battle of Autobot City scene. In the Battle of Autobot City scene from The Transformers: The Movie, Blurr defends Autobot City from the Decepticon assault until Autobot reinforcements arrive from Cybertron. Pose the figure out with the included blaster accessory and imagine recreating this classic movie moment! Also comes with a spark welder hand attachment.

Includes: figure, 2 accessories, removable backdrop, and instructions.

  • Deluxe Class figures are 4.5-inch collectible action figures inspired by iconic movie scenes and designed with specs and details to reflect the Transformers movie universe, now including The Transformers: The Movie!

  • Figure features vivid, movie-inspired deco, is highly articulated for posability and comes with a spark welder hand attachment and blaster accessory

  • Figure scale reflects the character’s size in the world of The Transformers: The Movie. Figure and packaging are inspired by the iconic Battle of Autobot City scene

  • Figure features classic conversion between robot and Cybertronian hovercar modes in 18 steps. Perfect for fans looking for a more advanced converting figure. 

  • Removable backdrop displays Blurr figure in the Battle of Autobot City scene


This Studio Series 86 Voyager Class The Transformers: The Movie-inspired Autobot Hot Rod figure converts from robot to sports car mode in 29 steps. Remove backdrop to showcase Hot Rod in the The Depths of Unicron scene. In the The Depths of Unicron scene from The Transformers: The Movie, Hot Rod embraces his destiny, becoming Rodimus Prime and defeating Unicron. Pose the figure out with the included Matrix of Leadership and attach the energy effect to recreate this classic movie moment. Figure also includes 2 movie-inspired blasters and 2 blast effects, and features buzz saw and spark welder hand attachments inspired by the scene where Hot Rod slices through robot kelp and giant squid tentacles, then repairs Kup.

Includes: figure, 7 accessories, removable backdrop, and instructions.

  • Voyager Class figures are 6.5-inch collectible action figures inspired by iconic movie scenes and designed with specs and details to reflect the Transformers movie universe, now including The Transformers: The Movie!

  • Figure features vivid, movie-inspired deco, is highly articulated for posability and comes with buzz saw and spark welder hand attachments, a Matrix of Leadership with energy effect, 2 blasters and 2 blast effects accessories

  • Figure scale reflects the character’s size in the world of The Transformers: The Movie. Figure and packaging are inspired by the iconic The Depths of Unicron scene

  • Figure features classic conversion between robot and sports car modes in 29 steps. Perfect for fans looking for a more advanced converting figure. For kids and adults ages 8 and up

  • Removable backdrop displays Autobot Hot Rod figure in the The Depths of Unicron scene


This Studio Series 86 Voyager Class The Transformers: The Movie-inspired Scourge figure converts from robot to Cybertronian hovercraft mode in 19 steps. Remove backdrop to showcase Scourge in the Heralds of Unicron scene. In the Heralds of Unicron scene from The Transformers: The Movie, Unicron reformats Thundercracker into Scourge to track down the Matrix of Leadership. Figure features blaster and blast effect inspired by the scene in film when Scourge blasts Ultra Magnus.

Includes: figure, 2 accessories, removable backdrop, and instructions.

  • Voyager Class figures are 6.5-inch collectible action figures inspired by iconic movie scenes and designed with specs and details to reflect the Transformers movie universe, now including The Transformers: The Movie!

  • Figure features vivid, movie-inspired deco, is highly articulated for posability, and comes with a blaster and blast effect accessories inspired by the film

  • Figure scale reflects the character’s size in the world of The Transformers: The Movie. Figure and packaging are inspired by the iconic Heralds of Unicron scene

  • Figure features classic conversion between robot and Cybertronian hovercraft modes in 19 steps. Perfect for fans looking for a more advanced converting figure. For kids and adults ages 8 and up

  • Removable backdrop displays Scourge figure in the Heralds of Unicron scene. Fans can use the backdrop and pose their figures in the scene with their own style


This Studio Series 86-06 Leader Class The Transformers: The Movie-inspired Grimlock figure converts from robot to t-rex mode in 24 steps. Includes non-converting Autobot Wheelie figure that can sit on Grimlock figure in both modes. Remove backdrop to showcase Grimlock and Autobot Wheelie in the Mockery of Justice scene. In the Mockery of Justice scene Grimlock, Wheelie, and the Dinobots storm the Quintesson Courtroom to save Hot Rod and Kup from Quintesson judgement. Pose the figures out with the included blaster accessory and imagine recreating this classic movie moment!

Includes: 2 figures, accessory, removable backdrop, and instructions.

  • Leader Class figures are 8.5-inch collectible action figures inspired by iconic movie scenes and designed with specs and details to reflect the Transformers movie universe, now including The Transformers: The Movie!

  • Figure features vivid, movie-inspired deco, is highly articulated for posability and comes with a blaster accessory. Includes non-converting Autobot Wheelie figure that can sit on Grimlock figure in both modes

  • Figure scale reflects the characters' size in the world of The Transformers: The Movie. Figure and packaging are inspired by the iconic Mockery of Justice scene

  • Grimlock figure features classic conversion between robot and t-rex modes in 24 steps. Perfect for fans looking for a more advanced converting figure. For kids and adults ages 8 and up

  • Removable backdrop displays Grimlock and Autobot Wheelie figures in the Mockery of Justice scene



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