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The Great Movie Ride

Theme Park Ride / Attraction
Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista
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  • Harmoni-Lee M.
    "the western scene is the best! the fire is pretty cool."(5 Tips)
    John P.
    "Cute but SLOW..... Go for the A/C and animatronic figures."(4 Tips)
    Matt S.
    "You get to see amazing classic movie clips prior to the ride!!"(3 Tips)
    Bill D.
    "(hint: look in the hieroglyphs)"(4 Tips)
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  • Biz T.
    Biz Traveldude6 days ago
    Classic movies "from the 1900s" according to the kid in line in front of me
  • Aerin R.
    Aerin Rennaker3 weeks ago
    Nice cool ride to get out of the heat.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Clarissa M.
    Clarissa McDanielOctober 3, 2016
    Great ride. Perfect for movie fans.
  • David L.
    David LubinJuly 1, 2016
    Hope for a guide that can enunciate
  • 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...
  • Santi C.
    Santi CaamañoApril 15, 2016
    The mix of animatronics and real actors gives this ride a special touch.
  • Steven G.
    Steven GraystonMarch 26, 2016
    Old school movie vibe
  • Melissa D.
    Melissa DavisMarch 24, 2016
    Love this ride. It's a classic and a must when at the park
  • Sabrina D.
    Sabrina DetzelMarch 12, 2016
    Really interesting ride
  • 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.
  • Sandra L.
    Sandra LocascioJanuary 13, 2016
    Remembrances of old Hollywood movies.
  • MeiJun T.
    MeiJun TanDecember 20, 2015
    Slow ride to relish some nostalgic memories.
  • Cynthia L.
    Cynthia LarrisonNovember 29, 2015
    Surprise element!
  • Tammy
    TammyOctober 26, 2015
    The fire scene was great.
  • DonTonTingo
    DonTonTingoOctober 21, 2015
    So. Boring. Why don't they get rid of crap like this.
  • Jim
    JimOctober 12, 2015
    Now featuring narration by TCM. The guides no longer tell you about each scene themselves.
  • Annie M.
    Annie MulliganSeptember 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    It's so dumb now. They took what was great about it and turned it into the meh movie ride. It's ok and worth it for what it is especially for first time riders. It used to be better.
  • Lindsaye
    LindsayeSeptember 13, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The new tcm updates are great!
  • Mariah M.
    Mariah MaggioliSeptember 13, 2015
    Beautiful and a great way to know a little bit more about Cinema's History
  • 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
  • Michael M.
    Michael MangumJuly 25, 2015
    Great ride for the whole family.
  • John P.
    John PageJuly 1, 2015
    Cute but SLOW..... Go for the A/C and animatronic figures. Could use a refresh
  • 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.
  • J R.
    J RMay 3, 2015
    Tour of movies through the ages
  • Edson S.
    Edson SodreApril 18, 2015
    Good but it has an annoying commentator
  • 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!
  • Mark G.
    Mark GraciaFebruary 14, 2015
    Classic movie ride
  • Alexander H.
    Alexander HernandezFebruary 13, 2015
    Dated but still great entertainment.
  • Brandon K.
    Brandon KincaidJanuary 31, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Such a classic attraction! Do not miss out on this one!
  • 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.
  • 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🎬🎥📹📷🎦🎭
  • Mercedes G.
    Mercedes GrohlOctober 26, 2014
    Don't forget to bring a handkerchief! You will cry :)
  • Aarón G.
    Aarón García del RealSeptember 15, 2014
    Best ride at Disney for movie lovers! Wonderfully classic 👍
  • Sergio B.
    Sergio BozoAugust 24, 2014
    Aerosmith roller coaster
  • Yvonne K.
    Yvonne KwanAugust 16, 2014
    An awesome ride that puts you right in the middle of scenes from famous movie classics.
  • 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.)
  • Some G.
    Some GuyAugust 9, 2014
    Such an incredible ride, this is Disney magic
  • Wyatt
    WyattMay 19, 2014
    Look for R2D2 and C3P0 in the hieroglyphics of the Indiana Jones temple.
  • Wyatt
    WyattMay 19, 2014
    Look for R2D2 and C3P0 in the hieroglyphics of the Indiana Jones temple
  • 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.
  • Kelly G.
    Kelly GaudreauMarch 21, 2014
    Honk if you love fried gangster.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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
  • William S.
    William SanchezNovember 18, 2013
    Dunno if it was the host of our ride, or something specific today, but the audio was horrible! We didn't understand half of what they said! Still, the ride was awesome.
  • CJ G.
    CJ GahaganNovember 18, 2013
    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!!
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel ChandlerOctober 25, 2013
    Fun educational and air conditioned!
  • 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.
  • Michael D.
    Michael DriverOctober 19, 2013
    The trailers before the actual ride are awesome!
  • Duncan M.
    Duncan Mc PhersonOctober 14, 2013
    Great first stop to learn about movies
  • Moises S.
    Moises SobralOctober 13, 2013
    Alien is cool
  • Bobbi S.
    Bobbi SchmidtSeptember 30, 2013
    Ride will be updated in the coming year. It's about time!!
  • ⛄️ Mark S.
    ⛄️ Mark SullivanSeptember 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    "No more red light!"
  • ⛄️ 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.
  • Katie K.
    Katie KuehlJuly 24, 2013
    Great place to take a nap to recharge for the good rides.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Mare H.
    Mare HanleyJuly 4, 2013
    The ride is a classic! Forever one of my favorite rides! 😍👍👏
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LanamJuly 3, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Yes. It is a ride.
  • Kurt H.
    Kurt HargisJune 1, 2013
    As a worker once said, don't expect an update soon...it's the GREAT Movie Ride...not the CURRENT Movie Ride.
  • Shannon M.
    Shannon MayMay 27, 2013
    Love the Western scene!!! So much better than the gangster one!
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Tyler W.
    Tyler WetzelMay 6, 2013
    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.
  • Laura R.
    Laura RameyApril 13, 2013
    Want to have fun? Request Civanna as your tour guide!
  • 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.
  • Nor Roslina R.
    Nor Roslina RosliMarch 21, 2013
    Cool ride! No long waiting line.
  • 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
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer LoyFebruary 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the ride but wish they would update the previews before boarding
  • 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!
  • Sari
    SariJanuary 4, 2013
    The best ride that ever existed!!!!
  • Kristin T.
    Kristin TangelJanuary 2, 2013
    The front car normally gets the western scene, second car gets the gangster scene.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Kelly P.
    Kelly PadgettDecember 1, 2012
    Ask for the Bandit Ride!
  • Brian W.
    Brian WebsterNovember 11, 2012
    More like the pretty boring movie ride.
  • Eric O.
    Eric OOctober 20, 2012
    Applaud your driver!
  • Disney mommy O.
    Disney mommy Of 2September 2, 2012
    Love this ride. One of my favs
  • ºDamian W.
    ºDamian White ºAugust 11, 2012
    This ride needs to be updated BADLY. And that Sorcerer's Apprentice bit? Really? The best you can do for that amazingly classic film sequence?? Womp! Actors need a new script too.. There's no oomph!
  • 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
    TURN. OFF. YOUR. FLASH!
  • Shane G.
    Shane G.May 23, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Do not stop for hitchhikers. The area is known for frequent carjackings.
  • Tanner A.
    Tanner AnthonyMay 19, 2012
    Aaron is the best host!
  • 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.
  • Susan L.
    Susan LenningApril 14, 2012
    Erik is da bomb!!!
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Maria
    MariaSeptember 4, 2016
    Здорово! Очень приятные впечатления!
  • Gio Z.
    Gio ZamanoJanuary 11, 2016
    Excelente, películas hermosas, lo mejor es el final
  • 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".
  • 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!
  • Mônica Carolina S.
    Mto gracinha a tração que conta a história do cinema. Os apaixonados p/ cinema vão curtir.
  • Sergio A.
    Sergio ArdilaMarch 31, 2015
    Si no sabes mucho de películas clásicas, puedes pasar está atracción.
  • Adriano C.
    Adriano CarvalhoFebruary 15, 2015
    Legal história do cinema
  • Christian B.
    Christian BeniteJanuary 13, 2015
    Imperdível ... Vale a pena pela história da indústria do cinema nos USA
  • Carlos R.
    Carlos Rivera LopezNovember 21, 2014
    Tremenda réplica del teatro chino
  • Rafael L.
    Rafael LevyOctober 16, 2014
    Atração meio antigona. Tem várias cenas de filmes clássicos mas está meio datado. Dá pra pular.
  • 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.
  • Hugo
    HugoMarch 11, 2014
    mto legal pra quem curte cinema!!
  • 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.
  • Priscila N.
    Priscila NicolauJanuary 8, 2014
    Vale a pena ! Passeio muito interessante pelas cenas de filmes famosos ...
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