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Address: 904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
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+1 865-436-9763
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

It’s going to be a bumpy ride. Better strap on your seat belts for this...

It’s going to be a bumpy ride. Better strap on your seat belts for this seriously REAL-D 5D Moving Theater experience. Our state of the art theater with digital effects and motions seats will have you feeling like you’re in the movie!

Bump, dip, and shake your way through our Roadhoggers and Winter Wipeout adventures. We advise expectant mothers and people with certain medical conditions not to ride this ride. Fun for a date night, or a trip with the entire family, but hold on tight!

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Kids will enjoy it

Thats about it.....not much more can say about it....sit in the middle if you can and you will get a better view.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
Lexington, North Carolina
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was so much fun! We went during Tennessee Resident appreciation and I would pay full price for this! My kids are 10 and 9 and we LOVED it! It does jolt you around, what do you expect when it's a moving theater? It had great visual effects! There was a substance (foam) that came down during the Happy Feet... More 

Thank M P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited for almost one hour...Definitely not worth it. Show was boring (Happy feet and monkey something). Lasted about 10-12 minutes. Fortunately, we paid a discounted price of $5 per person. Would be really upset if I had paid full price of $12.99 per person.

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

OneBlessedMomma, Thank you for your feedback. It will allow us to continue to improve for future guests. We hope you'll give us another opportunity in the future. More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thought this place was okay, but not smooth at all. You get bounced around, and roughly thrown about your chair. Can be quite painful since these are incredibly old, and hard plastic seats. Definitely need some rubber padding updates for riders. We loved the two shows, but were sore getting off these moving chairs.

Thank Julie P
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We picked this with our combo ticket for the Ripley's Believe It Or Not package, but after experiencing this theater/ride we wish we would've chosen something else. The movies lasted about 5 minutes each, but the worst part was the jolting you got during the show. Think of slamming against hard wood... Yeah not fun. Not even my son liked... More 

Thank ESupermom04
Jefferson City, Mo
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take kids. The experience was unreal. The wait wasn't to bad. Even though it was showing cartoons - it was good for adults as well. They also give Military Discounts.

Thank Janice S
Augusta, Georgia
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The attraction was fun and family friendly. We want to give a extra shoutout to Cheyenne who went the extra mile to let the my niece (8 year old) use the bathroom. She was very considerate!

Thank Lee-Marie N
Dayton, Ohio
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26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We watched 2 "movies" about 5 minutes each. The chair jersey us around so much that most of us were sore afterwards. The timing on the actions was off as well. The only one that enjoyed themselves was the 8 year old, everyone else was highly disappointed.

Thank Sabrina K
Lexington, North Carolina
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67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Thats about it.....not much more can say about it....sit in the middle if you can and you will get a better view.

Thank hnyctfam
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I did not enjoy this, but the young kids who were in the theater with me seemed to love it. The movie was not very immersive, especially if you are used to IMAX theaters and Universal Orlando. The movement was just a jolting chair and fans blowing on you.

Thank kbales2
Trenton, Ohio
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

My husband and I enjoyed this attraction very much. Staff was helpful and overall a fun experience. The movies are more for kids which is great when you have a family. We were able to attend this and 2 other Riply events for only $80 which was an awesome deal.

Thank asherz08

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