Disney Hollywood Studios Rides
One of the Walt Disney World Resort’s theme parks is Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Located in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando, the park is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company. It features rides and attractions based on popular movie and television franchises. You can also enjoy the Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, and Toy Story Mania!
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance is a new ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It opened in both Disneyland and Walt Disney World on December 5, 2019. However, it was not open at the same time as Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The Galaxy’s Edge opened on May 31 in Disney World and August 29 in Disneyland. This means that Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opened during “Phase 2” of Galaxy’s Edge. Both Disneyland and Walt Disney World have a new ride opening in December 2019 or January 2020.
If you’re planning to ride this attraction during your visit to Disney Hollywood Studios, plan to arrive early. The ride usually sells out before park opening. If you arrive early, you’ll have shorter waits.
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster
The Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith is an enclosed launched roller coaster located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It was built by Vekoma and opened on July 29, 1999. This theme park roller coaster features live music performances from Aerosmith, The Who, and more.
Aerosmith’s “Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster” is among the smoothest roller coasters in the world. It’s inspired by the band’s music, and even has different tracks based on their hits. The Aerosmith Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster also features a medley of tracks, including “Dude Looks Like a Lady.” The Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster also features performances from Ken Marino and Illeana Douglas.
Toy Story Mania!
In Toy Story Mania at Disney Hollywood Studio, guests can enjoy virtual objects traveling across a 3D landscape. The game also includes a 4D element, which is created by fusing 3D and 2D images. In addition, the game lets players view a book about the titular character, Tin Toy. John Lasseter’s short film from 1988, Tin Toy, featured a tiny toy that comes to life. This film served as the inspiration for the Toy Story series.
The ride lasts eight minutes and requires the wearer to put on 3-D glasses to make it more realistic. There are four riders per vehicle. Guests sit back-to-back and do not have lap restraints. Guests also ride in a closed vehicle that contains a spring-action shooter that shoots foam pellets at other riders.
Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular
The nighttime show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Star Wars: A Galactic Spectaucular, was based on the popular Star Wars films. It featured lasers, fog effects, projection mapping, and fireworks. It was a popular show that drew people from all over the world.
The show incorporates scenes from all of the Star Wars films to create a spectacular display. Guests can watch it nightly or on select special events throughout the day.