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Ripley's Moving Theater

904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
+1 865-436-9763
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Good time and good location, but...

We watched the Angry Birds and Looney Toons movies. They were good. Total they only lasted about 30... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Asheville, North Carolina
via mobile
Beware sudden stops

The moving theater is like a cross between a roller coaster and a 3D movie. It was fun for me, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holli F
Plymouth, Indiana
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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!
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible14%
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“moving seats” (26 reviews)
“short movies” (23 reviews)
“snow falling” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
+1 865-436-9763
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We watched the Angry Birds and Looney Toons movies. They were good. Total they only lasted about 30 min. I thought this attraction was over priced and there were several times I thought the movie did match tuning of sounds and effects. Probably will pass...More

Thank ANCBanker
Reviewed 1 week ago

The moving theater is like a cross between a roller coaster and a 3D movie. It was fun for me, and for my 13-year-old, but my 8-year-old found it too jerky and hard to stay in his seat, so between the two movies he went...More

Thank Holli F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very rough ride. My arms are bruised and sore still two days after being on this. I tried to relax to see if that would help but it didn't get any better. It was a little off with the movies. I was...More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's ok. Not worth full price, definitely look for deals if you plan to attend. It's overall just ok. It's jerky like others have said, but kids on the younger side will have a great time. Oh to be so easily entertained!

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Moving Theatre are seats that are programmed to move you in all directions, up and down and all around. Although the moving theatre was fun at times, it jerks you around like crazy and it gets to the point where it's not very enjoyable....More

Thank PAfolks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ripley’s came out with an excellent deal earlier in the year where for $92.70 it family of 4 could go to the aquarium plus 3 other Ripley’s attractions. We did the aquarium back in April and used the other 3 attractions in October. So happy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a fan of this ride at all. It literally throws your body around. It’s hard to even enjoy the short movie because you are too busy trying to stop your head from hitting the side of the chair you are in. My middle son...More

Thank momof3wildboys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this attraction only because it was raining and we had to do some indoor stuff.I felt that we were just randomly being moved around in the seat.The synchro between the movements and the action on the screen was sadly missing😔.

Thank Kavya S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At this point they are just throwing attractions together to rip you off! This was a horrible two show seat moving thing that hurt! Do not do anything Dooley except the aquarium and mini golf!

Thank samncolby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good. Other people may live it more than I did, but I say it was okay. I didn’t really find some of the stuff that interesting, but there is still cool stuff in there, and that’s just my opinion (of not the type of...More

Thank Josh_Traveler1
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13 July 2016|
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Response from AmberleighP | Reviewed this property |
Seems like it was 30 minutes.
26 May 2016|
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Response from Susan T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. They have the seats outside of the theater so you can get an idea of how big or small the seats are before paying.
Jerlisa P
9 March 2016|
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Response from Amy30066 | Reviewed this property |
$13.99- per adult at the door $12.99- if you buy online If you go online search for Ripleys-Gatlinburg,TN its actually cheaper to purchase the combo passes. Hope this helps :)