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Disney's Hollywood Studios

Key information

Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Opening date: 
May 1, 1989

The Walt Disney Company

Official website:
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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 (908 votes)
6 reviews
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
Your rating: None (525 votes)
2 reviews
Toy Story Midway Mania!
Your rating: None (459 votes)
3 reviews
Muppet*Vision 3-D
Your rating: None (83 votes)
2 reviews
Walt Disney: One Man's Dream
Your rating: None (75 votes)
1 review

Top Restaurants:

Anaheim Produce
Your rating: None (36 votes)
0 reviews
Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano
Your rating: None (68 votes)
1 review
Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge
Your rating: None (76 votes)
0 reviews
Hollywood Brown Derby
Your rating: None (61 votes)
0 reviews
50's Prime Time Café
Your rating: None (228 votes)
3 reviews

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Refurbishment schedule
Check for any scheduled temporary ride closures at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Latest News:

Disney is continuing to add Star Wars experiences to this park at an increasing rate...

A Marvel character is quietly removed from this park, plus updates come to several Star Wars attractions at this park...

This week has seen the addition of new upcharge experiences, several closures around Walt Disney World and more..

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