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Ripley's Moving Theater

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Address: 904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-436-9763
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Description: Experience the thrill movies you ride now powered by Real D 3D as used in...
Experience the thrill movies you ride now powered by Real D 3D as used in Harry Potter, Transformer, Cars 2 & Many More! Feel Every Bump, Dip & Turn! State-of-the-Art Motion Simulator! Ride the Movie, Feel the Rush!
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Wildly overpriced but fun

Bought a combo deal with the Aquarium so the price was easier to swallow, but didn't realize it was only 20 minutes long. Ripley's website is so vague about how this "ride" works... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Anniston, Alabama
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Anniston, Alabama
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Bought a combo deal with the Aquarium so the price was easier to swallow, but didn't realize it was only 20 minutes long. Ripley's website is so vague about how this "ride" works and even when right at the ticket booth I was still uncertain. We went after dinner one night so having to stand in line for 30 minutes... More 

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dakotae575, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

tecomer, Thank you for your review. We are very glad to read that you had fun and we really hope that you enjoyed both of the rides! That is a great idea about the coat hangers and we will have look into that! We hope that you will come back to see us again soon! Thank you! More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

me. and the kids love this thing wife hates it.real as it gets do not eat before riding..the ride theme changes often favorite was log truck.

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dakotae575, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

George B, Thank you for your review! We love to read that you really enjoyed our motion theatre ride and we hope that you will come back to see us again soon! Thank you! More 

Armuchee, Georgia, United States
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Even with coupons, this was over $30 for our family of three. It lasted 20 minutes. There were 2 short movies, and yes, they were great, And yes, we had fun, Still, for the price, it just isn't worth it.

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Dakota E, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

SmallFamilyBigWorld, Thank you for your review. I would like to apologize for your unhappiness with us. We are glad to know that you had fun and loved the movies though and we hope that you will come back to see us again soon. Thank you! More 

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5 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

My son and I bought package deal for the spook house and the the movie ride. The scary place was really good but the movie wasn't worth the effort. Less than 15 minutes for all that money ain't worth it.

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dakotae575, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

thedudeabides1946, Thank you for your review. I would like to apologize for your experience that you had and we are glad that you let us know what we are doing wrong. We are always looking for ways to improve and we hope that you will come back to give us another opportunity. Thank you. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

5D theater was a great experience. Some parts do jerk you pretty hard but overall fun! 3D plus moving seats plus "real snow" and air blowing around equals a great time!

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Dakota E, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

Mark J, Thank you for your review! We are elated to read that you enjoyed our motion ride! We love to read when guests tell us about their experience and about the snow because that really is a cool part in my opinion. We hope that you will come back to see us again soon! Thank you! More 

Bath Springs, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

These attractions are always fun but some movies are better than others. This particular one was geared more fro small children. The two movies were a snowman and a little race car mouse both were cartoon type nothing scary for little ones. It was a little pricey and the options would be to go across the street as they were... More 

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Dakota E, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

Qualyn, Thank you for your review! We are glad to read that you enjoyed our motion ride! We hope you enjoyed each movie that we have for you and the snow that we have fall during one of them! We hope that you will come back to see us again soon! Thank you! More 

Dayton, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The shows were adorable. My 7 and 9 year old kids enjoyed them. My 35 year old kid (I mean husband) enjoyed it too. The wait time is a bit long since there is only 1 theater and only so many seats. Each viewing is approx 20 mins and we had to wait 2 rounds but I was told we... More 

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

Amber, Glad to hear it! We can't wait to see you all next time your in town! More 

Dayton, Tennessee, United States
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

It was a cartoon-like film which reminded me of a little kids' video game. You wear 3-D glasses while watching it and all the while your seat moves around and bumps to give you the experience of being a part of the film as the characters move about. I did it once. I won't pay to do it again. Not... More 

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Dakota E, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

Vickie K, We are glad that you had come to se us and we would like to apologize that you did not enjoy your experience. We thought everyone would love the snow that falls on you while watching the racing snowman! We hope that you will give us another opportunity. Thank you! More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First and foremost...This ride is not designed for "bigger" ppl. I have hips that don't lie and let's just say..I'm going to be bruised! Seats were small and my hips were jammed into the seat belt and handles bars. Once the video started it hurt a lot worse. But..The rides were fun. The effects were awesome. Too pricey for just... More 

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Dakota E, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

rucker2014, Thank you for your review. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the films but it sounds like we have some things to improve on and we would like to personally apologize for our mistakes. We like to know the things we need to fix and improve on so that we can enhance future guests experience. We hope... More 

Charlotte Amalie, null, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The ride was jerky and did not create an illusion of weightlessness. My husband has been on several simulator rides and he thought that this one was by far of the poorest quality. It was a jerky bumper car ride which only made us nauseous and violently threw our bodies left and right. We didn't find it to be creative... More 

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Dakota E, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

Ines K, Thank you for your review. We would like to apologize for your experience but we are glad that you let us know. We are always looking for ways to improve and your review will help us to do so. We hope that you will give us another opportunity one day. Thank you. More 

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