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Address: 904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
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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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A Moving Experience

This was a really neat event. The seats actually move to a 3D movie. The effects of the movie are actually added to the environment. If it is snowing in the movie, you get snow... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a really neat event. The seats actually move to a 3D movie. The effects of the movie are actually added to the environment. If it is snowing in the movie, you get snow lightly in the theater. This was a lot of fun and provided something new.

Thank T4TM
Portland, Indiana
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fun and quick to do, this moving theatre has effects and seats that are in sync as the shows play. There are 2 shows running about 10-15 minutes each, it's a double feature, so you get to see both. It is wheel chair accessible and they do have non moving seats as well, so everyone can enjoy. Great for when... More 

Thank articuno75
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really fun ride to go on to experience the 5 D ride! The chair moves with the action on the screen. Not only do you get the ups and downs of the ride, you also get the feeling of going through the waterfalls! Wonderful for kids.

Thank newman96
Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for kids and adults. If you have any time of spine, back, head, or even pregnancy this wouldn't be for you. We loved the interaction but its VERY bumpy. The seats are hard with no cushion or protection. I think once I may have even bumped my head. I was concerned about our little one but through the bumps... More 

Thank Felicia W
Taylor, Arkansas
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69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great fun adventure if you like action! If you have spinal issues or motion sickness.... this is not the thing for you to do. Otherwise this is a lot of fun. The kids will LOVE it!

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

Buffygray, Thank you for sharing your review with us! We're happy to see you enjoyed your time with us! More 

West Grove, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is advertised as a 5-D Movie Experience. The 3D movie effects are terrible and the only other D I noticed was air blowing rapidly into my face, occasionally with a little bit of water. SAVE YOUR TIME AND MONEY...Not worth the whiplash

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

Rick M, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We certainly appreciate the feedback and are dedicated to improving our attraction for future guests. We hope you'll visit us again in the future. More 

Owensboro, Kentucky
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had purchased aquarium plus 4 tickets. Thought this would be a quick fun thing to do. Wrong! It took us 1.5 hours to get through a long line just to sit in a chair that beats you around. Save your time, go else where. We were also very sad to learn the world record building was closed, so we... More 

Thank Deidre G
Powell, Ohio
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The total attraction lasts about 15 minutes and includes two movies. The first one is great- you are following monkeys in a roller coaster and airplane. It is very well choreographed and feels like you are in the movie. The second movie is Happy Feet and it was terrible. There is no rhyme or reason to your seat movement and... More 

Thank kristinelewis
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have any experience with 4D theaters or attractions, this particular one does not quite deliver the same thrills. The ride is quite short for the price, and the films do not quite sync up with the jerking, erratic movements of the seats, which can be quite intense. It was ok to do once, not sure if worth showing... More 

Thank OmegaMike
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Felt very unclean. The first show was cute but the second "happy feet" was terrible. Just a jerky ride in our chairs. I would not recommend.

Thank tinaandvinceb

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