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Address: 904 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3104
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+1 865-436-9763
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
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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After waiting for the place to fill a quarter of the way up, I assume to be cost efficient, it was a major let down! The programming was definitely family friendly, but not for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jamie M
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Indiana
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Boring and kids did not enjoy it. Not even worth it with a coupon. Go down the street to the 7D place for a fraction of the price.

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Thank JONE8251
Douglasville, Georgia
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on this ride as it was part of a combo. The first movies was some monkey and the second was basically a portion of happy feet when they fall down the mountain and then he runs from the leopard seal. The ride was so over dramatic any bump in the movie and your tossed to the side. very... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback! More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina
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59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go normally once every 6 months and always like it.Its only 15 to 20 mins but very interactive.The guy working the counter today around 2 oclock(young white male with shorter dark hair)was super sweet amd professional!No bathrooms there but are some less than a block away. Not for younger kids like 4 and under.

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Thank KaciSuperMom
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a 15 minute ride and for a family of 4, we paid $45-50! We were disappointed! We read the reviews but visited anyway. Please don't be like us! Save yourself some time and money! NOT WORTH IT!

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

KimmietheTeacher, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback as we're always trying to improve our attraction for future guests. More 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here and watched two movies. We were not expecting the seats to be moving ack and forth with jerking motions. but overall its a great theater. If you are pregnant or have bed back or neck problems this is probably something you would want to miss.

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Thank Patrick S
Indiana
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After waiting for the place to fill a quarter of the way up, I assume to be cost efficient, it was a major let down! The programming was definitely family friendly, but not for adults only amusement! Graphics, special effects, and overall concept is great. It has potential to amuse but not for the price. Hopefully they will possibly show... More 

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Thank Jamie M
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are local to the area. All of the Ripley's attractions are supposed to be offering a $5 visit for the locals period being new to the area we haven't had a chance to get my driver's license yet but my father has a driver's license proving that we are in the area period I thought it was just want... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw two "movies"...Monkey Madness and Happy Feet. It took about 15 minutes. The movies were slightly out of sync from the movements of the seats and they were not quite in focus. We bought aquarium tickets and could pick two other attractions. We should have picked something else. The kids liked it okay, but also regretted not doing something... More 

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Thank agarrett97
Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Moving Theater, responded to this review

agarrett97, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We thoroughly appreciate your feedback as we are always trying to improve our attractions. We hope you'll give us another opportunity next time you're in the area! More 

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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 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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