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Walt Disney World Resort

The Great Movie Ride

(Now Closed)
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista
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  • Jenn ❤️☀️👙🌴🍷🐾 B.
    Jenn ❤️☀️👙🌴🍷🐾 BJuly 4
    Been here 5+ times
    Great air conditioning and a fun ride! Can be kinda cheesy but hey that's the fun of it!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Ashley C.
    Always has and always will be my favorite. Take a tour through classic Hollywood!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Biz T.
    Classic movies "from the 1900s" according to the kid in line in front of me
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Aerin R.
    Nice cool ride to get out of the heat.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Marc B.
    Slept through most of this. It was meh. Only good part was the montage at the end. This was 20 minutes of my life I wish I had back.
    Downvoted Aug 11
  • Laur L.
    Laur Lo SkiApril 14
    This is a great cooldown ride. It has movie clips and animatronics and is a good in between ride between your fastpasses.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Murat
    MuratMarch 23
    A ride to show the movies from early times until today. A few live show is also included, but no big deal. It is fine to miss it.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Shara Patricia C.
    It is a great attraction related to classic and co temporary films. Not the best for little ones if they don't know, fantastic for adults. Aliens is great!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Clarissa M.
    Clarissa McDanielOctober 3, 2016
    Great ride. Perfect for movie fans.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • David L.
    David LubinJuly 1, 2016
    Hope for a guide that can enunciate
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Deniza I.
    Deniza IanevApril 27, 2016
    Unforgettable experience. This is a slow ride but made so good that you can enjoy all the best movie classics. Expect Fred Astaire's Dancing in the rain, Star Wars, Western, Indiana Jones and...
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Santi C.
    Santi CaamañoApril 15, 2016
    The mix of animatronics and real actors gives this ride a special touch.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Steven G.
    Steven GraystonMarch 26, 2016
    Old school movie vibe
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Melissa D.
    Melissa DavisMarch 24, 2016
    Love this ride. It's a classic and a must when at the park
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Sabrina D.
    Sabrina DetzelMarch 12, 2016
    Really interesting ride
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Bob A.
    Bob AdamsFebruary 14, 2016
    This is a great ride to rest and cool off on. Love re-living some of the classic movies. The ride does need to be updated. I think The Alien scene needs to give way to something else.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Sandra L.
    Sandra LocascioJanuary 13, 2016
    Remembrances of old Hollywood movies.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Mel T.
    Mel TanDecember 20, 2015
    Slow ride to relish some nostalgic memories.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Cynthia L.
    Cynthia LarrisonNovember 29, 2015
    Surprise element!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Tammy
    TammyOctober 26, 2015
    The fire scene was great.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Jim
    JimOctober 12, 2015
    Now featuring narration by TCM. The guides no longer tell you about each scene themselves.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Lindsaye
    LindsayeSeptember 13, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The new tcm updates are great!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Mariah M.
    Mariah MaggioliSeptember 13, 2015
    Beautiful and a great way to know a little bit more about Cinema's History
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Noah D.
    Noah Della PietroJuly 27, 2015
    if you love movies, you'll love this ride. as a cinephile myself, i can't not tell you that i teared up multiple times on the ride...especially during the montage at the end
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Michael M.
    Michael MangumJuly 25, 2015
    Great ride for the whole family.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • John P.
    John PageJuly 1, 2015
    Cute but SLOW..... Go for the A/C and animatronic figures. Could use a refresh
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Madeline R.
    Madeline RamosMay 14, 2015
    This was pretty cool. Very slow ride to let you enjoy the sceneries. How wonderful the world of movies.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • J R.
    J RMay 3, 2015
    Tour of movies through the ages
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Edson S.
    Edson SodreApril 18, 2015
    Good but it has an annoying commentator
    Downvoted Aug 11
  • Josh F.
    Josh FreilichMarch 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Try to go when it's more full so you can get the Bandit line!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Mark G.
    Mark GraciaFebruary 14, 2015
    Classic movie ride
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Alex H.
    Alex HernandezFebruary 13, 2015
    Dated but still great entertainment.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Brandon K.
    Brandon KincaidJanuary 31, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Such a classic attraction! Do not miss out on this one!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • StarGirl11
    StarGirl11November 7, 2014
    Fun ride going through some of the movie classics. Wait is usually short compared to some of the other waits for the rides in the park.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • S G.
    S G MNovember 7, 2014
    Omg this is such a sweet ride... It is nice, calm and it takes you back in time a must for all u movie buffs🎬🎥📹📷🎦🎭
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Mercedes G.
    Mercedes GrohlOctober 26, 2014
    Don't forget to bring a handkerchief! You will cry :)
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Aarón G.
    Aarón García del RealSeptember 15, 2014
    Best ride at Disney for movie lovers! Wonderfully classic 👍
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Sergio B.
    Sergio BozoAugust 24, 2014
    Aerosmith roller coaster
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Yvonne K.
    Yvonne KwanAugust 16, 2014
    An awesome ride that puts you right in the middle of scenes from famous movie classics.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Mitty C.
    Mitty ChangAugust 12, 2014
    Try to get seated in one of the front two rows of the car you're in, in order to get the best view. (Yes, it matters.)
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Some G.
    Some GuyAugust 9, 2014
    Such an incredible ride, this is Disney magic
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Wyatt
    WyattMay 19, 2014
    Look for R2D2 and C3P0 in the hieroglyphics of the Indiana Jones temple.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Wyatt
    WyattMay 19, 2014
    Look for R2D2 and C3P0 in the hieroglyphics of the Indiana Jones temple
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Brad
    BradApril 2, 2014
    The trick to getting the western scene is this. The ride must be running two groups at once. The first car or group gets the western scene. The second gets the mob scene.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Kelly G.
    Kelly GaudreauMarch 21, 2014
    Honk if you love fried gangster.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Greg P.
    Greg PagansFebruary 1, 2014
    enjoy all the differing movie references, even in the queue before the ride starts, but especially in the movie snippets at the end, too!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Lindsay W.
    Lindsay WolfDecember 18, 2013
    Hidden Mickey in the room where the tour guide leaves. Up to the left way up in the window.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Jessica O.
    Jessica OrmenoDecember 3, 2013
    Entertaining, interesting, this is more of an adult ride, it lasts about 25 minutes, also always waiting time apps to avoid long wait
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • CJ G.
    CJ GahaganNovember 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The Great Movie ride is one of two attractions that were originally slated to be a pavilion in Epcot -- "Great Moments at the Movies" is the reason Hollywood Studios is here today!!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel ChandlerOctober 25, 2013
    Fun educational and air conditioned!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • PSU-Lion D.
    PSU-Lion DiOctober 21, 2013
    Sit in the middle of the car for best view of all the action. In front rows, you have to turn your head to see.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Michael D.
    Michael DriverOctober 19, 2013
    The trailers before the actual ride are awesome!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Duncan M.
    Duncan Mc PhersonOctober 14, 2013
    Great first stop to learn about movies
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Moises S.
    Moises SobralOctober 13, 2013
    Alien is cool
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Bobbi S.
    Bobbi SchmidtSeptember 30, 2013
    Ride will be updated in the coming year. It's about time!!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • ⛄️ Mark S.
    ⛄️ Mark SullivanSeptember 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    "No more red light!"
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • ⛄️ Mark S.
    ⛄️ Mark SullivanSeptember 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Nobody wants to hear you name the movies in the ending movie montage... shut your piehole.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Katie K.
    Katie KuehlJuly 24, 2013
    Great place to take a nap to recharge for the good rides.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Raylene T.
    Raylene TaskoskiJuly 19, 2013
    The only reason to ride this ride is if you need to sit in air conditioning. So long, so boring. Time to knock this down!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Julie R.
    Julie ReedJuly 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The bandit/cowboy seen will be seen by the cars which leave from the bay closest to the marquee. Usually during busy seasons.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Mare H.
    Mare HanleyJuly 4, 2013
    The ride is a classic! Forever one of my favorite rides! 😍👍👏
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LanamJuly 3, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Yes. It is a ride.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Kurt H.
    Kurt HargisJune 1, 2013
    As a worker once said, don't expect an update's the GREAT Movie Ride...not the CURRENT Movie Ride.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Shannon M.
    Shannon MayMay 27, 2013
    Love the Western scene!!! So much better than the gangster one!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Kent H.
    Kent HoneycuttMay 20, 2013
    .. not bad but if you miss it then you will be okay too. Lines are long, ride is short. Good place to go if it is raining.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Victoria K.
    Victoria KeithMay 11, 2013
    Idk why people are hating on this so much. It's a classic and makes you feel like you're in HOLLYWOOD. if you have an imagination you'll love. Everyone else, go away!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Tyler W.
    Tyler WetzelMay 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    This was the first ride I ever went on at Hollywood Studios (then MGM) all those years ago. It's very nostalgic to me. Be sure to ride it a few times to see both Gangster and Bandits versions.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Bart B.
    Bart BroertjesApril 8, 2013
    Avoid sitting in the front: you'll be sure to get a cramp in your neck and miss out on 70% of the ride.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Nor Roslina R.
    Nor Roslina RosliMarch 21, 2013
    Cool ride! No long waiting line.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Alejandro G.
    Alejandro GarroMarch 3, 2013
    Not that good... If you have time, and there's no line, go. Otherwise, you won't be missing much
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer LoyFebruary 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the ride but wish they would update the previews before boarding
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Jeff J.
    Jeff JensenJanuary 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    As you're leaving the Egyptian tomb before the zombie scene, look to the left and look for the Mickey and Donald figures carved into the stone dressed as pharaohs, quite a sight!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Sari
    SariJanuary 4, 2013
    The best ride that ever existed!!!!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Kristin T.
    Kristin TangelJanuary 2, 2013
    The front car normally gets the western scene, second car gets the gangster scene.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Shane H.
    Shane HayesDecember 26, 2012
    A fun diversion if you want to get out of the heat and avoid lines for a few minutes. Ask for the bank robbery version of the ride.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Snow A.
    Snow AerisDecember 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Take it from a former Movie Rider: it does make or break your experience depending on your guide but you can't control it. The Cast Members aren't actors-they are just normal people!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Kelly P.
    Kelly PadgettDecember 1, 2012
    Ask for the Bandit Ride!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Brian W.
    Brian WebsterNovember 11, 2012
    More like the pretty boring movie ride.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Eric O.
    Eric OOctober 20, 2012
    Applaud your driver!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Disney mommy O.
    Disney mommy Of 2September 2, 2012
    Love this ride. One of my favs
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Shannon M.
    Shannon MoteJune 10, 2012
    Great ride for when you need a break from th heat.
  • Jessi W.
    Jessi WJune 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    the bandit show is not rare nor can be seen "on demand". Awesome ride. Lots of history. Your guide & hijacker make or break your ride experience.
  • Cat M.
    Cat MaloneMay 27, 2012
    Try to get the cowboy! Way more entertaining.
  • Mikee P.
    Mikee PadillaMay 24, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
  • Shane G.
    Shane G.May 23, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Do not stop for hitchhikers. The area is known for frequent carjackings.
  • Andrea M.
    Andrea MooreMay 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The ride is 22 minutes long
  • Undercover Tourist
    Undercover TouristApril 26, 2012
    The gunfire & alien scenes can be very frightening for young children. Take them to meet Characters around the Sorcerer Hat while the rest of the group goes on the ride. Watch-> Read more
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithApril 16, 2012
    Take your time in line: there are CLASSIC movie trailers that your kids might actually enjoy. A little history lesson on this ride.
  • Tracie C.
    Tracie CucciaApril 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Look for mickey, donald, r2d2 and c3po in the indiana jones part. So cool!
  • Matt S.
    Matt SchaferMarch 7, 2012
    You get to see amazing classic movie clips prior to the ride!!
  • Harmoni-Lee M.
    Harmoni-Lee MarzoFebruary 29, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    the western scene is the best! the fire is pretty cool.
  • Bill D.
    Bill DawsonFebruary 28, 2012
    Can you find the hidden C3-P0 and R2-D2? (hint: look in the hieroglyphs)
  • Mikey Swift
    Mikey SwiftFebruary 11, 2012
    Definitely worth the wait, the Alien & Indiana Jones scenes are the best.
  • Just Barry
    Just BarryFebruary 9, 2012
    look for a hidden Mickey in the hieroglyphics on the right.
  • Berit S.
    Berit StingleyJanuary 9, 2012
    This is the best ride in all of disney world
  • Ali T.
    Ali TroncosoJanuary 6, 2012
    HIDDEN MICKEY: once in the boat, right before you pass underneath the sign, look to your left in one of the house's windows. You'll see a tiny silhouette of 3 familiarly cute circles :)
  • The Transit Navigator
    The Transit NavigatorJanuary 1, 2012
    The greatest of all Hollywood Studio rides, the Great Movie Ride takes you inside of the movies! If you get a change, request to see the Bandit show for a very realistic explosion!
  • LinZ
    LinZDecember 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The Great cast members make it an even more enjoyable experience
  • Brice B.
    Brice BrownDecember 7, 2011
    Carousel Horse from Marry Poppins
  • Greg T. M.
    Greg T. MossNovember 10, 2011
    Avoid the back rows. Too many conflicting sounds. And you miss a bunch of the action. Bummer.
  • M. Z.
    M. ZarpellonOctober 1, 2016
    Atração antiga mas que vale mto a pena para os amantes da história do cinema. Um passeio pelos filmes que fizeram história e no meio do passeio tem um teatrinho com a motorista do carrinho.
    Downvoted Aug 11
  • Maria
    MariaSeptember 4, 2016
    Здорово! Очень приятные впечатления!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Gio Z.
    Gio ZamanoJanuary 11, 2016
    Excelente, películas hermosas, lo mejor es el final
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Liz R.
    Liz RamosJanuary 4, 2016
    Imperdible para los amantes del cine de todas las épocas. Es un ride lento pero el montaje de "Fantasía 2000" te llenará de nostalgia. Déjalo para las "Extra Magic Hours".
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Alex
    AlexJuly 25, 2015
    Un gran paseo por este mundo del arte, muy divertido y explicadas las películas más relevantes en la historia del cine!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Mônica Carolina S.
    Mto gracinha a tração que conta a história do cinema. Os apaixonados p/ cinema vão curtir.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Sergio A.
    Sergio ArdilaMarch 31, 2015
    Si no sabes mucho de películas clásicas, puedes pasar está atracción.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Adriano C.
    Adriano CarvalhoFebruary 15, 2015
    Legal história do cinema
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Christian B.
    Christian BeniteJanuary 13, 2015
    Imperdível ... Vale a pena pela história da indústria do cinema nos USA
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Carlos R.
    Carlos Rivera LopezNovember 21, 2014
    Tremenda réplica del teatro chino
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Rafael L.
    Rafael LevyOctober 16, 2014
    Atração meio antigona. Tem várias cenas de filmes clássicos mas está meio datado. Dá pra pular.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Sarita J.
    Sarita Junqueira RodasSeptember 14, 2014
    Vale muito a pena para os amantes do cinema e para os jovens aprenderem sobre a historia deste.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Hugo
    HugoMarch 11, 2014
    mto legal pra quem curte cinema!!
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Paul M.
    Paul Mancheno H.February 16, 2014
    Si lo tuyo es la melancolía este es el juego, si buscas movimiento corre a otros juegos.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Priscila N.
    Priscila NicolauJanuary 8, 2014
    Vale a pena ! Passeio muito interessante pelas cenas de filmes famosos ...
    Upvoted Aug 11
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