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Ripley's Moving Theater

904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
+1 865-436-9763
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Main Event Theater, in The Red Roof Mall, at 2828 Parkway Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

The Main Event Theater a small theater (seats about 100);but it gives you a very intimate feeling... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
suecmilton
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Milton, West Virginia
Super fun and entertaining!

Well, this is something that Me and my Huz had to do for the REAL-D 5D Moving Theater experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richa S
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Memphis, Tennessee
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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 good21%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
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“moving seats” (28 reviews)
“special effects” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
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+1 865-436-9763
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Main Event Theater a small theater (seats about 100);but it gives you a very intimate feeling that you can't get in large theaters. There are two very special Performers at the Main Event.Travis James does an evening show (a tribute to Conway Twitty) His...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, this is something that Me and my Huz had to do for the REAL-D 5D Moving Theater experience! With two short movies that totaled between 15-20 minutes of screen time (at $12.99 per adult), a thrillingly bumpy ride and some enjoyable special effects –...More

Thank Richa S
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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Richa S, Thank you for sharing your review with us! We're glad you had a great time!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People are standing on top of one another and it takes forever to get to your fifteen minute "ride". The films they show are dated and the "ride" does not sync to the screen. Save your money on this one, even if you do a...More

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

jennyj1378, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are always looking for ways to improve our attraction for future guests.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Guinness Book of World Records and added in two other activities. As this was close, we close to do it. The wait to start was kind of long and the movies were short. I liked the first movie better, as the Christmas...More

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

travelin-mama77, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We certainly appreciate the feedback as we continue to improve our attraction!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were two movies, and the second is a Santa one. I was skeptical with it being March, but it was the better of the two rides. It even snowed on us! It wasn't too Christmasy, it was more about the ride. We got this...More

Thank Lisa C
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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lisa C, Thank you for sharing your review with us! We're so happy you enjoyed your visit with us! We hope to have you back again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to get a headache or mess your back up go hear- other than that- do NOT waste your money- not ever for the kids. Most theaters have roller coaster films- not this one.

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

brannerhouse2016, We have just switched out our films to more 'Rollercoaster' type films. We hope you'll give us another chance!

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

First off, I would not pay full price to do this. We waited in line for about 15-30 minutes. They were showing Wile E Coyote and the Road Runner along with Angry Birds. The seats were off movement by 2-3 seconds and at certain times...More

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Angie S, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We have switched out these shows and have new ones that should be better synced up.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Thankfully we did this on local days and did not have to pay full price. The ride is rough and is not in synch with the movies. The 3D portion is well done with the Looney Tunes but the Angry Birds was a tough one...More

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

PhantomB222, Thank you for sharing your review with us. Let me assure you that the glasses are run through a disinfectant cycle between each use. As far as the movies go, we will be switching them out soon, so I hope you'll give us another...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Me, my wife and 4-5 year old boy and girl experienced this vicious bull ride the other day. The staff were wonderful, the 5D movies were good but not great and the moving seats, OUCH! It has potential and is a good idea but they...More

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

JeremyMW, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are always looking to improve and your feedback will help us to do just that.

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Place is a ripoff. Only two short "movies", and not much to them. For the price ($16.00 if bought separate, $5.00 if bundled with other Ripley attractions) I wouldn't do it again.

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

KatB1229, Thank you for sharing your review with us. Your feedback helps us to improve our attraction for future guests.

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Tcocook
13 July 2016|
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Response from AmberleighP | Reviewed this property |
Seems like it was 30 minutes.
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KandraPreston
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.
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Jerlisa P
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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 :)
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