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Disney's Hollywood Studios

Key information

Location:
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Opening date: 
May 1, 1989

Operator:
The Walt Disney Company

Official website:
Click here

Disney's Hollywood Studios, formerly known as Disney-MGM Studios, is one of four hugely popular theme parks at Walt Disney World in Florida. As its name suggests, the park is themed around Hollywood and hosts many attractions inspired by the movie, television and music industries. Although it features a less structured layout than Walt Disney World's other parks, its attractions are spread across 6 themed areas - Hollywood Boulevard, Echo Lake, Streets of America, Animation Courtyard, Pixar Place and Sunset Boulevard.

History: When rival Universal Studios announced plans for a new theme park in Florida, Disney quickly put into place plans for its own movie-themed park. Expanding upon designs originally produced for Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios eventually opened over a year ahead of Universal Studios Florida in 1989. Originally, the park incorporated a working movie studio and guests were able to view filming and animation in action during the Studio Tour. However, these facilities have since been shut down and the buildings converted into rides and shows. Disney dropped its association with MGM and renamed the park in 2007.

Top Rides and Shows:

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Your rating: None (991 votes)
6 reviews
March of the First Order
Your rating: None (7 votes)
0 reviews
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
Your rating: None (586 votes)
2 reviews
Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple
Your rating: None (23 votes)
0 reviews
Toy Story Midway Mania!
Your rating: None (484 votes)
3 reviews

Top Restaurants:

Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano
Your rating: None (73 votes)
1 review
Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge
Your rating: None (79 votes)
0 reviews
50's Prime Time Café
Your rating: None (233 votes)
3 reviews
Anaheim Produce
Your rating: None (45 votes)
0 reviews
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater
Your rating: None (211 votes)
3 reviews

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