The Great Movie Ride

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The Great Movie Ride was a dark ride located at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.
The brainstorming sessions led to Wonders of Life and Great Movie Ride pavilions.

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway

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The attraction is slated to be replaced by Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway.
At Disney's Hollywood Studios, it will replace The Great Movie Ride, which closed on August 13, 2017.

Sallah

Osborne informed guests that they were in a scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark as audio-animatronic figures of Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) and Sallah (John Rhys-Davies) struggled to lift the Ark of the Covenant.
He also appears in various comics and novels, and is featured in the Disney theme park attractions, the Indiana Jones Adventure and The Great Movie Ride.

Sorcerer's Hat

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From 2001 to 2015, the theatre façade was obscured from view (when looking from the park's entrance), when the Sorcerer's Hat was situated directly in front of the attraction.
Built in front of The Great Movie Ride, the Sorcerer's Hat debuted on September 28, 2001 as part of the 100 Years of Magic celebration at Walt Disney World Resort.

Indiana Jones

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Osborne informed guests that they were in a scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark as audio-animatronic figures of Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) and Sallah (John Rhys-Davies) struggled to lift the Ark of the Covenant.
Also at Disney's Hollywood Studios, an audio-animatronic Indiana Jones appears in another attraction; during The Great Movie Ride's Raiders of the Lost Ark segment.

Robert Osborne

Turner Classic Movies began sponsoring the attraction in 2015, with TCM film historian Robert Osborne being introduced as the attraction's host.
In 2014, as part of an exclusive programming deal with Disney, TCM agreed to become the sponsor of The Great Movie Ride.

Dark ride

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The Great Movie Ride was a dark ride located at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.

Casablanca (film)

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The ride vehicle then moved past the final scene from Casablanca, featuring audio-animatronics of Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) and Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman) as they stood in front of a waiting airplane.
Nevertheless, the Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Orlando, Florida purchased a Lockheed 12A for its Great Movie Ride attraction, and initially claimed that it was the actual plane used in the film.

Ellen Ripley

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''The ride vehicle passed an audio-animatronic Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) holding a flamethrower as she prepared to confront a creature lurking within the ship.
An Audio-Animatronic Ripley was featured in the Alien scene of The Great Movie Ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.

Sarcos

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The Wizard of Oz scene did not have major structural changes, but Walt Disney Imagineering replaced the original A-100 Wicked Witch audio-animatronic character with a newer-design figure utilizing Sarcos technology.
For example, Sarcos has built some of the animated pirates seen in the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction appearing at four Disney theme parks, the Wicked Witch of the West audio-animatronic at Disney's Hollywood Studios' The Great Movie Ride, the robotic dinosaurs for Jurassic Park: The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood, and the robotic fountains for the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas.

Hooray for Hollywood

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As the ride began, "Hooray for Hollywood" played overhead as the vehicles' tour guide welcomed guests and introduced Osborne, who informed them (via onboard narration) that they would be taken through scenes from different classic films throughout history.

Grauman's Chinese Theatre

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The attraction—which debuted with the park on May 1, 1989—was located inside the park's replica of Grauman's Chinese Theatre, one of Hollywood's most famous movie palaces.
The building formerly housed a ride called The Great Movie Ride.

Turner Classic Movies

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Turner Classic Movies began sponsoring the attraction in 2015, with TCM film historian Robert Osborne being introduced as the attraction's host.

Singin' in the Rain

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The next musical scenes included audio-animatronic figures of Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) swinging from a lamp post from Singin' in the Rain, followed by Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) and Bert (Dick Van Dyke) singing on the rooftops of London from Mary Poppins.

The Public Enemy

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The ride vehicle passed through the dark and seedy backstreets of a 1930s Chicago and past an audio-animatronic Tom Powers (James Cagney) in a scene from The Public Enemy.
In 1989, an animatronics version of a scene from The Public Enemy was incorporated into The Great Movie Ride at the Disney-MGM Studios theme park in Orlando, Florida.

By a Waterfall

The first genre of films introduced were musicals, which begins with a cake of starlets from By a Waterfall from Busby Berkeley's Footlight Parade.

ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter

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The Great Movie Ride also included Alien, owned by 20th Century Fox, as Disney originally acquired the licensing rights to the film for a different ride, which was ultimately cancelled, and the concept evolved into the ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter attraction.
Nevertheless, Disney had acquired the rights to use Alien, and thusly used it in The Great Movie Ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios, which featured a scene aboard the Nostromo where a frightened Ripley hides behind a wall while the Xenomorph pops out of the walls and ceiling to growl at the audience.

Jungle Cruise

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The Lockheed Model 12 Electra Junior plane, is often claimed to be the actual plane used during the filming of Casablanca, but no full-size plane was actually used during the filming of Casablanca. The back half of this plane was cut off and can be found resting along the shoreline of the Jungle Cruise attraction at the Magic Kingdom.
This is the back half of the Lockheed Model 12 Electra Junior previously found at The Great Movie Ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios in the Casablanca scene.

Automated guided vehicle

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The ride vehicles utilized a "traveling theatre"-style automated guided vehicle ride system similar to the former Universe of Energy attraction at Epcot.
Many rides use wired navigation, especially when employees must frequently walk over the ride path such as at (the now-closed attraction) The Great Movie Ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Audio-Animatronics

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The attraction employed the use of Audio-Animatronic figures, practical sets, live actors, special effects, and projections to recreate iconic scenes from twelve classic films throughout motion picture history.
The Audio-Animatronics formerly featured in the Great Movie Ride used the likeness of the actors that portrayed the characters.

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The Great Movie Ride was a dark ride located at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.

Bay Lake, Florida

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The Great Movie Ride was a dark ride located at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.

Film

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The attraction employed the use of Audio-Animatronic figures, practical sets, live actors, special effects, and projections to recreate iconic scenes from twelve classic films throughout motion picture history.

Hollywood

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The attraction—which debuted with the park on May 1, 1989—was located inside the park's replica of Grauman's Chinese Theatre, one of Hollywood's most famous movie palaces.

Movie palace

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The attraction—which debuted with the park on May 1, 1989—was located inside the park's replica of Grauman's Chinese Theatre, one of Hollywood's most famous movie palaces.