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The LEGO Movie summer sets?

by admin on January 4, 2014

in LEGO Movie 1 & 2

We are just starting to get ourselves acquainted with the incredibly fun The LEGO Movie sets, and there is already news of possible future sets. On gamers’ forum NeoGAF member PhoncipleBone shared some images from an upcoming The LEGO Movie book. So let’s take a look! ๐Ÿ™‚

The LEGO Movie Logo

The first The LEGO Movie set is Benny’s (the 1980s something space-guy from The LEGO Movie) Spaceship. If you are a LEGO fan who grew up in the ’80s you will probably faint seeing this picture. The LEGO Alien Conquest sets released a couple of years ago were a really nice reminder of LEGO Classic Space, but this set is pretty much right out of that era! Benny is bringing us back some very good times! Also notice the cute blue Astro Kitty!

The LEGO Movie Spaceship

The next The LEGO Movie set is Emmet’s Construction Mech. This thing is huge and looks absolutely fantastic. It also has the same kind of special code on the front as the currently released The LEGO Movie fire-truck mech (#70813), which should unlock something special in the upcoming The LEGO Movie game. To me this indicates that these are definitely going to be real sets, and not just built for the book. Just sayin’. ๐Ÿ™„

The LEGO Movie Construction Mech

The last The LEGO Movie set is a Police Dropship. It has the same styling as the police vehicles in the other The LEGO Movie sets, and I believe this is going to be the largest police-vehicle in the series.

The LEGO Movie Police Dropship

But wait, there is more! Check out the picture below! Here members of LEGO’s staff are showing off with The LEGO Movie sets; both the ones that have been released already, and the ones we just talked about. Have you noticed thought that outrageously huge pirate-ship on the left-hand side? It most likely belongs to Metalbeard. If this get’s released by LEGO it is going to be the largest official LEGO ship ever! ๐Ÿ˜€

The LEGO Movie 2014 Summer Sets

I have been very excited about the first wave of The LEGO Movie sets and would have been perfectly happy if that’s all LEGO releases. These later sets are way beyond anything I have ever expected. They are definitely a dream-come-true forย long-time LEGO fans. My expectation is that these sets will be released in the summer. While we are waiting you can check out the currently available The LEGO Movie sets at the Online LEGO Shop. You will not be disappointed. I have built most of the sets already and they are exceptional. Also, you can check out The LEGO Movie books on Amazon.

Shop The LEGO Movie Sets

So what do you think? How do you like the currently available The LEGO Movie sets? And what do you think of these possible (I’m pretty sure they will be real) future sets? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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DX ZX KENDO NRG PWR JAY-MOUTH OF LIGHTNING January 4, 2014 at 10:15 AM

AWESOME!!

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ninja of stealth January 7, 2014 at 12:57 PM

hey does anyone notice that in bennys space ship Unikitty (that’s the cats name right?) is in the back like what star wars does with the droids.

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ninja of stealth January 7, 2014 at 12:58 PM

oops. that was weird how my picture didn’t come up.

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admin January 7, 2014 at 2:13 PM

It’s because you mis-spelled your email address, so your gravatar was not recognized. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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ninja of stealth January 8, 2014 at 12:13 PM

oh. ๐Ÿ˜ณ

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DX ZX KENDO NRG PWR JAY-MOUTH OF LIGHTNING January 4, 2014 at 10:16 AM

I own the old classic spaceman that even has a crack in the helmet! ๐Ÿ˜€ I really like the pirate ship! it looks huge and awesome!!

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admin January 4, 2014 at 1:29 PM

I wonder if Benny will have a cracked chin-strap in the upcoming set with Benny’s spaceship. That would be really funny! :mrgreen:

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ninja of stealth January 6, 2014 at 1:22 PM

hey did anyone notice that in metalbeards sea cow that there is the double-decker couch! its in the bottom left of the set.

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admin January 6, 2014 at 1:49 PM

Yeah, that ship is really fantastic! I’m sure there are a lot of crazy and awesome details all over it! ๐Ÿ˜›

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Lorca Strand January 4, 2014 at 2:00 PM

I’m looking forward to a Benny minifig, although I already have a blue spaceman I cracked myself a couple of years ago. At least I can now be a purist with my cracked helmet.

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Fikko3107 January 4, 2014 at 2:22 PM

In my opinion, he’ll look like this, with a pre-molded cracked helmet chin and a faded Classic Space print:

http://cache.lego.com/r/www/r/movie/-/media/franchises/the%20lego%20movie/explore/characters/characters%20-%20details/benny.jpg?l.r=-935641318

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admin January 4, 2014 at 3:49 PM

LOL! That would be too funny! It is great that LEGO doesn’t mind making jokes like this about their own history. ๐Ÿ˜€

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ninja of stealth January 6, 2014 at 1:07 PM

pirate ship=awesome! benny=TOTALLY HAVE TO GET AWESOME! I HAVE ALWAYS WANTED ONE OF THOSE! even though it wont be exactly like the older ones. BUT WHO CARES!!

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~EliteBrick~ January 4, 2014 at 10:17 AM

L-O-V-E all of them but they all look extremly Expensive!

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admin January 4, 2014 at 10:50 AM

Yeah, it seems like the first wave gave us a good selection of very affordable and fun sets, and the second wave is bringing out the big guns. Even if I have to live on Ramen Noodles for a month I’m getting Benny’s ship! :mrgreen:

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ninja of stealth January 6, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Ramen noodles! good one! ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜† (why haven’t I thought of that?)

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Superweapon January 4, 2014 at 10:21 AM

There’s actually a (legit) picture of the box for the pirate ship. Google “Metalbeard’s Sea Cow”.

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admin January 4, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Yeah, that picture appeared the day after I wrote this post. I decided not to change the picture, as it is nice to see all the sets together and the smiling faces of the designers. Plus the other picture is all over the internet now so it is easy to find. ๐Ÿ˜›

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Legolander January 4, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Holy (sea) cow. Those are some awesome sets. I’m definitely not ready for the incoming assault on my savings.

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ninja of stealth January 6, 2014 at 1:10 PM

holy sea cow!?! ๐Ÿ˜† now everybody is stealing my thunder (how come I don’t think of these great ideas?!)

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DX ZX KENDO NRG KIMONO TECHNO JAY-MOUTH OF LIGHTNING-SERIOUSLY I HAVE A MOUTH OF LIGHTNING January 4, 2014 at 12:06 PM

2,741 pieces!! WOW!

(also remember when the LEGO said Ninjago fans would be wishing ninjago had ended sooner becasue Chima is going to be so awesome?….um….yeah…)

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admin January 4, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Yeah, I remember that. LEGO either seriously underestimated Ninjago fans, or were in complete illusion about Chima. I’m not saying Chima is bad, but it is totally different. And it appeals to a different age-group as well. Anyway, the good thing is that they listened and brought Ninjago back. It is not the mistakes that we should focus on, but their willingess to correct them. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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admin January 4, 2014 at 1:32 PM

That sould make it around $250! That’s a seriously big and expensive set! The Imperial Flagship (the previous largest LEGO ship) was $180! LEGO is pushing the limit here for sure! ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

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Legolander January 4, 2014 at 4:52 PM

I was going to get the ship instead of the Metalbeard’s battle set because the ship came with Metalbeard but….. yikes.

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admin January 4, 2014 at 4:56 PM

I have heard that the ship has a smaller version of Metalbeard. I’m sure it will be really fun too though. We better start saving up now! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

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ninja of stealth January 6, 2014 at 1:13 PM

yeah I agree DX ZX KENDO NRG KIMONO TECHNO JAY-MOUTH OF LIGHTNING-SERIOUSLY I HAVE A MOUTH OF LIGHTNING. the LEGO group was so wrong. by the way. do you have to type in that every time you comment? or the “current ye@r.” or am I the only one? also your name is totally awesome!

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admin January 6, 2014 at 1:48 PM

The date thingy is to deter spam-bots. It should not be visible to humans. If you do see it you might have javascript disabled, or perhaps using an older browser?

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ninja of stealth January 7, 2014 at 12:54 PM

oh, okay, thank you admin! ๐Ÿ˜€ I have an older browser I think.

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Carbo January 4, 2014 at 4:38 PM

I really want Benny’s Spaceship! I hope that Benny does have a cracked helmet and scratched torso. I also want the Police Gunship, as it is rumored that it will include Johnny Thunder, and more Robo Swats! I wonder which set angry kitty will come in. Emmet’s Construction Mech maybe?

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admin January 4, 2014 at 4:55 PM

Yeah, the Robo SWATs are really cool! I love their body armor and also the new guns. Not sure where Angry Kitty will come in, but we should hear something soon through the LEGO grapevine. ๐Ÿ™„

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ninja of stealth January 6, 2014 at 1:15 PM

LEGO grapevine! ha! that’s funny! (okay now I really am sounding like I don’t have any clever ideas.)

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DX ZX KENDO NRG PWR JAY-MOUTH OF LIGHTNING (Seriously i have a mouth of lightning) :) January 4, 2014 at 7:20 PM

I love how primitive Benny’s ship looks! ๐Ÿ˜€

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admin January 5, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Well, Benny’s ship is right out of the ’80s, so it makes sense that it’s a bit beat up. ๐Ÿ˜€

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DX ZX KENDO NRG PWR JAY-MOUTH OF LIGHTNING (Seriously i have a mouth of lightning) :) January 4, 2014 at 7:26 PM

(just to let everyone know, Benny also comes in the ship set)

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Bohrok Tru January 4, 2014 at 8:47 PM

maaaannnnnn, that ship brings back memorys of the classic space era!!

some of those lego designers dont look that old, hmmmmmmmmm (lightbulb)

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admin January 5, 2014 at 10:39 AM

Classis Space is from the ’80s, so kids who grew up with the sets would be in their early 30s right now, and also many kids inherited the Classis Space sets from their parents, which would mean they could be even younger. Since then parents smartened up and I don’t think any parent who still have the Classis Space sets would share them with their kids these days. :mrgreen:

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Hรฅkan January 5, 2014 at 2:25 PM

You probably need to add 5-10 years to the math, since you’d also have needed to reach playing age, and the classic Space sets were produced between 1978 and 1987… That should mean the audience would have been born between 1968-1982, and between 31-45 today.

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admin January 5, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Hakan, I have considered that, but the fact is that back in those days there wasn’t all this craze about getting the newest sets. Also, there was a much smaller selection, much less frequent new releases, and sets stayed around much longer. My uncle bought the Galaxy Explorer (which was first released in 1979) around 1982-83. I have inherited this set from him even later.

Which is another thing; because there was not all this marketing craze and feeding frenzy for the latest sets, kids regularly inherited LEGO from their parents and older siblings, and they were incredibly happy about that. In fact, the norm was getting a couple of nice LEGO sets per family and playing with it for years and even generations.

Sadly, all of that changed when the licensed sets started rolling in. There was so much pressure to have the latest sets, otherwise your LEGO collection was considered somehow lacking. Before that the norm was free-building. Now the norm is to get the latest sets and collecting all the minifigures. Neither kids nor adults are ever satisfied until they can get that latest release.

The spirit and magic of building with LEGO has deminished quite a bit. It is still there of course, but it has been overshadowed by collecting. There is nothing wrong with that, if someone has the money, but it also pushes people who don’t have thousands to spend on LEGO away from the hobby, as they feel their collection can never measure up.

I don’t think LEGO will ever go back to the pre-Star Wars era, because selling more sets simply means more money in LEGO’s pocket. Also the toy-market is quite brutal; if they don’t keep up their competition will crush them. But it is nice to see the company re-embracing, or at least reminding us, of the good old days when free-building was the norm. ๐Ÿ™‚

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bilbo baggins of the shire January 5, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Benny actually comes in metalbeard’s sea cow ,too!

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Batman is AWESOME January 5, 2014 at 1:09 PM

I’M SO EXCITED THEY’RE PUTTING BATMAN IN ON OF THOSE SETS!!!!!!! ( study the picture if you think I’m wrong. )

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Strider January 6, 2014 at 1:26 PM

I’m extremely dissapointed because right now I want metal beards sea cow and I can never keep my mind fixed on buying one lego set for too long :). I have that feeling where I know that I am going to change my mind and I know I will like what I buy…but I still am not happy about it. (Also Benny is great but in my opinion there should be an entire team of classic space men relivin’ good old times.)

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admin January 6, 2014 at 1:56 PM

Strider, yeah, there are a lot of LEGO sets and LEGO themes to choose from. I always check them against several criteria, not just if they look good on the box-art. If the set is compatible with my current collection, it has a good selection of parts I want, and if I can display it properly (or use the parts), I will likely buy it. But even if the set is totally awesome but it doesn’t meet the previous criteria I will pass.

For example, I don’t buy Star Wars. I’m a huge fan of the movies and the LEGO sets are excellent, but I simply don’t have room for them. I enjoy looking at the pictures and all, and maybe build the sets with a friend who has them, but I have no desire to clutter my room with a bunch of giant SW sets. I have come to peace with that decision and this allows me to buy other sets that are more compatible with my budget, my storage and display space and my lifestyle.

So you may want to consider a check-list like that to help you narrow down what is it that you would really enjoy building and having around the long term.

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Zubashi January 6, 2014 at 3:36 PM

btw, someone in eurobricks has a post of MetalBeard’s Sea Cow (Pirate Ship) box. And there’s descriptions and official names for the other 3 sets. Here they are (you can find the pic on google images, by searching the name of the set, obviously)

70816 Bennyโ€™s Spaceship, Spaceship, SPACESHIP!
Count down for lift-off in Benny’s dream Spaceship!
Benny may have spent too much time in space with a lack of oxygen, but this wacky character is also a Master Builder. Help him construct the Spaceship, Spaceship, SPACESHIP! of his dreams then help the heroes to evade the Robo Police interceptor. Open the Count down for lift-off in Benny’s dream Spaceship!

70815 Super Secret Police Dropship
Pursue Emmet and the Master Builders in the awesome Dropship!
Lord Business’ Robo Police have invaded Cloud Cuckoo Land in their high-tech Dropship and are in hot pursuit of Emmet, Batmanโ„ข, Green Ninja and Johnny Thunder! With a pair of Robo SWATs at the controls in the dual cockpit, fire up the rocket boosters for Pursue Emmet and the Master Builders in the awesome Dropship!

70814 Emmetโ€™s Constructo-Mech
Swing the twin wrecking balls of the massive Construct-o-Mech!. Prepare for the ultimate battle with evil Lord Business! Join creative forces with Master Builder Emmet to make this massive Mech. Open up the cockpit and place Emmet in the driver’s seat. Knock over anything that gets in your way with the swinging wrecking balls.

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admin January 6, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Nice! Thanks for sharing that! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Zubashi January 7, 2014 at 3:01 AM

No probation ๐Ÿ™‚

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Zubashi January 7, 2014 at 3:02 AM

*problem
No idea why it said probation

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admin January 7, 2014 at 11:14 AM

LOL! That was funny! :mrgreen:

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Fikko3107 January 10, 2014 at 2:34 PM

You know, I saw/read someone in Eurobricks having a wishful thought that the green character in the Police Dropship is not the Green Ninja, but Green Lantern…

I really hate the fact that out of my top 3 favorite DC Characters, two of them has already been made in LEGO…and both of them are Comic-Con Exclusives. I’m talking about Captain Marvel/Shazam (Pre-52 only.) and Green Lantern…Well, not specifically this Green Lantern, but a Green Lantern nonetheless. If they make a Jamie Reyes Blue Beetle as a Comic-Con exclusive, then I will be paranoid that LEGO and DC is purposely trying to troll me; luckily, it seems LEGO have stopped distributing exclusives in Comic-Cons.

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BLProductions January 7, 2014 at 12:56 PM

Metalbeard’s Sea Cow comes with Vitruvius, Benny, some Kitty figure, Emmet, Wyldstyle, and Metalbeard (in his mech). Also it comes w/ the double decker couch :). Brickset.com has a picture of the box.

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Zubashi January 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM

And the Polic Dropship set comes with JOHNNY THUNDER.

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