Items You'll Need
- Brown Wig See on Amazon
- White Headband See on Amazon
- Medium Brown Mustache See on Amazon
- Classic Polo Shirt See on Amazon
- Blue Vest See on Amazon
- Stone Wash Bell Bottoms See on Amazon
- Timex Classic Digital Watch See on Amazon
- Black Gem Gold Plated Ring See on Amazon
- Wilson NFL MVP Football See on Amazon
- Black Ankle Boots See on Amazon
Best Uncle Rico Costume Guide
In a world full of slimy characters, Uncle Rico from the cult classic movie Napoleon Dynamite is one of the slimiest. Follow this guide, and you’ll be creeping people out in no time. To match his clothing, dress up in a brown Classic Polo Shirt beneath a Blue Vest. Then, go with a pair of Run & Fly Stone Wash Bell Bottoms paired with Black Ankle Boots.
To cover the basics, add a Brown Wig and White Headband. To take Uncle Rico’s look to the next level, pick up a faux Medium Brown Mustache, Black Gem Gold Plated Ring, and a Timex Classic Digital Watch. With a look this good, you’ll be able to “throw a pigskin over those mountains” with your Wilson NFL MVP Football.
Uncle Rico Cosplay Costumes
If you’re a thrift store cosplayer, you will have no problem running into clothing similar what Uncle Rico wore. A wide collared short sleeve shirt under a denim vest with jeans of the same color topped off with a white sweatband will get you more than halfway there. You’ll obviously need a football to sell your look and some costume jewelry, both of which can be purchased at a thrift store or ordered online.
Cement your look with a faux mustache and brown wig. For group endeavors, you can include title character Napoleon Dynamite, his older brother Kip Dynamite or even Pedro Sanchez and Deb Bradshaw. It might also be fun to have a friend pretending to record your sweet moves with a football. Be sure to take a look at our featured Napoleon Dynamite cosplay pics for additional ideas. Send us your best Uncle Rico look!
About Uncle Rico
Temporary guardian to Napoleon Dynamite and his older brother Kip after their grandmother was in an accident, Uncle Rico is a nightmare of epic proportions. He moves into the house, which is an upgrade from the van he lives in and proceeds to drive his nephew insane. He is a freeloader and proceeds to eat all the steak in the house. He intentionally embarrasses and harasses his nephew Napoleon, even breaking up his friendship with a girl.
He is stuck in the 80’s from back when he played high school football. When he’s notTupperwareupperware door to door, he’s making videos of himself making football passes. Though he makes very little money at his part-time job, Uncle Rico still manages to purchase a time machine from off the internet. He intends to return to the 80’s and become the star he believes he should have been. He thankfully moves out after Napoleon’s grandmother returns home and goes back to his on and off lady love, Tammy.