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Address: 904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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A fun indoor activity

My wife and I visited this attraction, and definitely had fun. The show is roughly 20 min or so, and there are 2 shows. It can be kind of rough with seats jerking back and forth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
jwrandajr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited this attraction, and definitely had fun. The show is roughly 20 min or so, and there are 2 shows. It can be kind of rough with seats jerking back and forth, so if you have neck or back issues, I would be cautious before trying it. Other than that, it was a great attraction, I... More 

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Thank jwrandajr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Two different shows with moving seats the jerking of the seat actually cracked my back so it gets rough ... The animations are very outdated and cheap looking I know Ripley's can do better they need to renovate and turn this into a smoother moving IMAX movie that last longer we won't try this one again

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Thank Troy H
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First I want to put out there that I visited using the season pass I think the this attraction is pretty fun but could use some updates I would recommend this to thrillseekers I will definitely be back

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Thank Cody B
Trinity, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two shows that are suppose to be in 3D with rocking, jerking, slinging motions. All the while getting blast with mist of water and air. It may be my eyes but didn't feel like 3D to me. And if you have a bad back or neck, I do not recommend. My Wife enjoyed it though.

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Thank rdfinger0513
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A cool theater makes you feel like you are really there in the scenes. My grands loved it. Careful if you have back or neck problems, it will whip you in all directions. It's the best priced deal if you combine the attractions in a multi-combo deal.

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Thank Elisabeth J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I personally love 5d theaters, and have been to several. This is probably one of the worst and more expensive I've ever seen. The movie lasts around 10 minutes. The chairs are wayyyyyy too rough and don't even match what's going on on screen. Basically just paid 13 dollars to have a massive headache for the rest of the day.... More 

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Thank Katie D
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lasts about 10 minutes, crowded if you go on Saturday's but a good time. They usually show 2 movies, not much variety though we've been a couple of times and it's often the same ones year after year. Sit in the middle for the best views. A true motion movie and bumpy ride which adds to the fun. Kind of... More 

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Thank Kristi J
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank M P
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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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 

Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Julie P

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