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26 Other Worldly Gift Ideas for Science Fiction Fans

Best Gift Ideas for Science Fiction Fans

You don’t need to use the Force to find the perfect gift for the sci-fi nerd in your life, we’ve got you covered with this exhaustive list of presents for every kind of science fiction fan. Here, you’ll find inspiration in collectibles, books, and bottle openers, from classic science fiction to the latest and greatest. 

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With that in mind, it doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned science fiction nerd or novice or just trying to shop for one. You’ll find something perfect for everyone in this guide of science fiction gift ideas. Are you ready to take the plunge into a whole new world full of nerdiness and geekiness? Allons-y! 

Gift Ideas For Sci-Fi Geeks

1. Classic Science Fiction Literature Box Sets

This year, why don’t you treat your favorite sci-fi nerd with some of the best sci-fi gifts known to nerdkind: boxed sets of science fiction classics, from Asimov to Vonnegut. It’ll be the easiest “I’ve always wanted these, how did you know?” in the history of gifting to science fiction enthusiasts ever. 

Frank Herbert's Dune Saga 3-Book Boxed Set: Dune, Dune Messiah, and Children of Dune
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The Philip K. Dick Collection: A Library of America Boxed Set
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The Complete Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series Books 1-7
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American Science Fiction: Eight Classic Novels of the 1960s
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Kurt Vonnegut: The Complete Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set
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2. Spaceship Figurines

Don’t just tell them to shoot for the stars. Give them a ship to get them there! Well, I mean, these are more for display than practical use, but it’ll still be an inspiration, right? 

Either way, they’ll enjoy assembling these spaceship models from their favorite shows almost as much as they’ll enjoy showing them off once they’re complete!

Fascinations Metal Earth 3D Metal Model Kits Star Trek Set of 2 - USS Enterprise NCC-1701D & USS Enterprise NCC-1701
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Fascinations Metal Earth ICONX Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer 3D Metal Model Kit
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Quantum Mechanix QFUT501 Planet Express Ship Master Series Replica
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3. Millennium Falcon Drone

The card you give with this gift should say something like, “Time, it is. Be behind the controls of the Millennium Falcon, you must. Counting on you, the Rebel Alliance is.” 

You’ll make someone’s year when they get the chance to pilot this Millennium Falcon drone while they’re definitely not imagining that they’re Han Solo. 

Air Hogs Star Wars Remote Control Millennium Falcon Quad
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4. Jedi Bathrobe

Let’s be honest. There are a lot of Star Wars movies; how are you supposed to remember which ones they like? 

Skip the fuss of carefully probing questions and unleash your loved one’s inner Jedi Knight with this soft, warm hooded fleece robe with wide sleeves. They’ll thank you when they can roll out of bed and right into a Jedi robe. 

Star Wars Jedi Fleece Bathrobe
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5. Alien Xenomorph Salt and Pepper Shaker

Imagine the screams, the shock, and the delight when your Alien fan cracks open their present to find these terrifyingly adorable salt and pepper shakers nestled inside. 

Since you can’t give them Sigourney Weaver, how about a taste (get it?) of their favorite science fiction horror film? Whether on display or the kitchen table, they’ll thank you for these charmingly horrific shakers. 

ALIEN Xenomorph Egg Salt and Pepper Shaker Set
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6. Star Trek Socks

Remember how disappointing it was to get socks for Christmas? Turn those disappointing memories into delightful trips down memory lane when you gift these to a Trekkie in need. 

Give them a chance to choose their rank with this three-pack of Star Trek: The Next Generation uniform socks. Let’s just hope they’re not a yellow shirt! 

Star Trek The Next Generation Uniform Adult Crew Socks
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7. Science Fiction Book Cover Postcards

Move over, landscape photography and scenic sunsets. Hello, science fiction book covers! From their favorite cult classics to the books that continue to shape the genre, this collection of 100 sci-fi book cover postcards will invite someone special to enjoy and share the imagery of their favorite science fiction novels. 

Penguin Science Fiction Postcards: 100 Book Covers in One Box
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8. Firefly Playing Cards

“Everything’s shiny, Captain!” Give them the chance to make every game of cards, from poker to Go Fish, an opportunity to delve into the unique world of Joss Whedon’s Firefly with this beautiful set of high-quality themed playing cards. 

Each card features iconic imagery from the show. Don’t worry! You might not get all the references, but they will. 

QMx Firefly Playing Cards
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9. Star Wars Blueprints and Storyboards

These books of blueprints and storyboards will delight and enthrall your favorite Star Wars fan for hours and make excellent coffee table books, too! 

Let them dive deep into their favorite sci-fi franchise with blueprints of the Millenium Falcon, the storyboards that were just the beginning, and behind-the-scenes action they didn’t know they’d been missing.

Star Wars: The Blueprints
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Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy
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The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian (Season One)
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10. 2001: A Space Odyssey Figurines

If you’re looking for a gift for that classic science fiction film friend, look no further! These models are in mint condition, making them perfect for collecting, displaying, or (for the rebel sci-fi fan) cracking open and assembling. The only question is, which one are you gifting and which one is for keepsies? 

Moebius Models HAL9000 1/1 Scale Styrene Model 13.75" with LED, MOE20015
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2001 Discovery 1:350
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Toynk Science Fiction Collectible 2001 A Space Odyssey Monolith Action Figure
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11. TARDIS Water Bottle

Wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey…water bottle? The first question your Doctor Who fan will ask when they see this water bottle is, “Is it bigger on the inside?” and the answer is no. 

However, it is beautifully decorated as the Doctor’s TARDIS in its form of a police telephone box, and you can rest assured its Time and Relative Dimension in Space is fixed…for now. 

Doctor Who Tardis Stainless Steel Water Bottle With Blue Police Box Design
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12. Kindle Paperwhite

Reading never goes out of style. It just changes its shape and form. For the book lover with no more room for books, gift a new Kindle, with or without the Kindle Unlimited plan. 

Pros: they can now read basically anything, anywhere. Cons: They may never look directly at you again. 

All-new Kindle Paperwhite (8 GB) – Now with a 6.8" display and adjustable warm light – Ad-Supported
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13. “Baby Yoda” Grogu Tiki Mug

If you don’t buy this adorable mug, I might have to! This tiki-inspired “Baby Yoda” cup is sure to put a smile on someone’s face every time they look at it, whether it’s full of something vital or their favorite pens. Note: they might not even need to be a Mandalorian fan to like it! 

Geeki Tikis Star Wars: The Mandalorian The Child "Baby Yoda" Mug
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14. Back to the Future Slippers

Give someone a blast from the past with these cozy, handmade Back to the Future slippers! We maybe haven’t gotten to self-lacing sneakers, but we can fake it! 

These will make a great statement piece, whether they’re wandering the house in their favorite loungewear or strolling all the way to the mailbox. 

Back to the Future Knitted Slippers, Crochet Knitted Home Air Mags Custom Slippers
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15. Terminator Head & Mug

“Come with me if you want to live.” If you haven’t seen it, you’ve heard enough about it, and someone in your life has a (un)healthy love for this cult classic film franchise. 

Gift them the opportunity to store trinkets in the Terminator’s skull or to drink from a tankard while holding his hand (in a totally not weird way). 

Nemesis Now - Terminator 2 Judgment Day - T-800 head
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Nemesis Now Terminator 2 Tankard 17cm
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16. Blade Runner Origami Unicorn Pendant

If you have that friend who can spend hours breaking down the complexities of Bladerunner and likes letting their nerd flag fly, this pendant may be the perfect gift for them. 

Rest assured that every time someone comments on it, they’ll drown everyone in the vicinity with a flood of theories and find more friends along the way! 

BLADERUNNER Origami Unicorn Pendant Necklace
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17. Jurassic Park Mosquito in Amber

The only way I like my mosquitos: locked in amber. For the friend who binges the Jurassic Park movies at least once a year, this beautiful prop replica will make a fun, if subtle, paperweight for their desk, a Jurassic reference on their shelves of knick-knacks, or a cute addition to their vanity decor! 

Jurassic Park Mosquito In Amber Resin Prop Replica
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18. The Matrix Morpheus Glasses

This year, give the gift of the red pill and free that special One from the Matrix forever with these replicas of the legendary Morpheus’s glasses. 

Disclaimer: legally speaking, I cannot promise you that these “prop replica glasses” will help you, or anyone else, be freed from the Matrix. “Follow the white rabbit.”

Retro Round Clip On Nose glasses Matrix Morpheus Movie rimless sunglasses
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19. Rick & Morty Hot Sauce Challenge

Challenge a Rick and Morty fan near you to a battle of the tastebuds with this collection of six officially licensed Rick and Morty hot sauces, ranging in heat from light to extreme! 

Who will feel the burn? Whose tongue will never be the same? Who’s the Morty to whose Rick? The choice is yours. 

Adult Swim RICK AND MORTY Hot Sauce Challenge Set
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20. Demogorgon Figurine

Did you think we were moving beyond movie monsters? You were right! This one’s a TV monster (and honestly, I think it’s cute in a creepy kind of way). This 7” tall Demogorgon figurine has a ready and welcoming home out there with a Stranger Things fan who didn’t even know it existed. 

Bandai Stranger Things Demogorgon 7” Vinyl Figure
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21. Star Trek Captain’s Log

“Captain’s log, stardate… um, today. I’ve discovered a listing on a website for what appears to be a physical form of a captain’s log, made with paper. If I understand its function, it’s made for taking down handwritten notes. It would be a good gift for someone who enjoys journaling and history.“

Unemployed Philosophers Guild Star Trek Captain's Log Large Notebook
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22. Captain Picard Facepalm Statue

Somewhere in your life, there’s a Picard stan who will love this faux bronze bust of their favorite captain captured in an iconic moment and a huge mood. Its small size makes it a perfect statement piece, whether it’s displayed on a bookshelf or desk, without taking up too much space. 

Icon Heroes Star Trek TNG Captain Picard Facepalm Bust
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23. Infinity Gauntlet Bottle Opener

“What did it cost?” “Not as much as you’d think.” It may not be real, but this resin cast Infinity Gauntlet bottle opener is carefully detailed to replicate the Gauntlet from the Marvel movies. 

It is bound to get attention at any get-together. To be safe, you might want to get one for each of the Marvel fans you know, just to avoid another Civil War incident. 

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24. Alien Xenomorph Mask

Give someone a taste of horror with this mask celebrating a fan favorite monster, the alien from Alien (sorry, not sorry!). 

This mask vividly displays teeth upon teeth while protecting the wearer from everything from pollen to exhaust and everything in between! Best gifted to someone who likes making people look twice. 

Alien Xenomorph Mouth Face Mask Adult Scarf
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25. Dune Board Game

If the science fiction nerd in your life loves Dune, they probably have a copy of the book, right? Maybe so, but they probably don’t have the board game! 

Give them this fantastic game, focused on the complexities of warfare and diplomacy from the novel, and spend a couple of hours with them learning about Dune in a fun, interactive way with up to six people!

Find more gifts for Dune fans here.

Gale Force Nine Dune Board Game
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26. Predator Funko Pop

“Okay, we get it. Alien is popular,” you say. “What about Predator?” This Predator Funko Pop may be the most creepy cute thing on this list, featuring the predator itself in heat vision. 

In a Venn diagram that I never considered, this satisfies the fan of Predator and Funko Pops in your life with one single gift.

Funko Pop! Movies: The Predator: Heat Vision Predator Hound Vinyl Figure
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