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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. A new land - Toy Story Land - opened in June 2018 as an enhancement of Pixar Place with two new rides, Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers.

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:

Alien Swirling Saucers
Your rating: None (1 vote)
0 reviews
Slinky Dog Roller Coaster
Your rating: None (4 votes)
0 reviews
Star Wars Launch Bay Theatre
Your rating: None (4 votes)
0 reviews
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Your rating: None (1215 votes)
6 reviews
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
Your rating: None (722 votes)
2 reviews

Top Restaurants:

Woody's Lunch Box
Your rating: None (1 vote)
0 reviews
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater
Your rating: None (284 votes)
3 reviews
Hollywood Brown Derby
Your rating: None (99 votes)
0 reviews
50's Prime Time Café
Your rating: None (284 votes)
3 reviews
Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano
Your rating: None (96 votes)
1 review

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New attraction opening dates
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Refurbishment schedule
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Latest News:

New details have been released about the new show coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios next year...

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