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The Great Movie Ride

Location:Orlando, Florida, United States
Theme Park:Hollywood Studios
Year Built:1989
Indoor or OutdoorIndoor
Attraction Location:Hollywood Boulevard
Height Requirements:None
Line Priority:None
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Hollywood Studios has brought the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre to life on Hollywood Boulevard right behind the big Sorcerer Mickey hat, with The Great Movie Ride that is suited for all ages. This ride is not only a celebration of Hollywood, but also history of film. As guest walk up the theater take note of the star-studded handprints and signatures. Entering into the lobby guest will pass glass display cases containing actual costumes, props, and set pieces from various films. Guests will enter into small pre-show theatre where they will view a series of condensed film trailers. Pay close attention as some of these trailers will be featured on your 22-minute ride.

As guest enter through the automatic doors, they are immersed into a 1930’s era Hollywood sound stage where guests will be ushered onto The Great Movie Ride vehicles, where guests will find themselves right in the middle of all the movie set action. Action scenes are from those 1930 gritty gangster flicks to the adventure of contemporary classics such as Raiders of the Lost Ark. with a few surprises along the way.

Through the use of film footage, special effects and The Great Movie Ride has nearly 50 life-like Audio-Animatronic replicas of legendary movie stars. Along with the Audio-Animatronics and the use of film footage and special effects Disney recreates some of the most memorable moments in motion picture history with scenes from the famous movies;

Alien

Casablanca

Fantasia

Mary Poppins

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Singin’ in the Rain

Tarzan the Ape Man

The Public Enemy

The Wizard of Oz

If you ever wanted to know what it is like to be in the movies, this is your chance!