There is a legend that says Universal hired Steven Spielberg when he was a young man because he kept sneaking off the tour bus and into the Universal Studios backlot.
Transformers™: The Ride-3D What’s cool about it?
This brand new ride combines cutting-edge flight simulator technology with 3D film to create an incredibly thrilling ride experience. You’ll be in the middle of the action as Optimus fights Decepticons. A, T, S, D, 40”
Transformers: The Ride-3D Fun Facts!
The 3D media and special effects for the ride were created by Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilms, Ltd.
This is the newest ride at Universal Hollywood Studios. It takes place on two levels—there are two points where the ride vehicles enter elevators.
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There are 12 seats on each ride vehicle and an on-board sound system
11 Transformers characters appear in the ride.
This attraction has a similar ride system to that of The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man at Universal Orlando.
TIP: Ride this first thing in the morning when you arrive. If you have time, do it twice!
Woody Woodpecker is the official mascot of Universal Studios Hollywood.
The Simpsons Ride™
What’s cool about it?
The Simpsons Ride is a neat simulator ride through Krustyland starring characters from the show. This is one of the park’s newer attractions, so don’t miss it. When you exit the ride, check out the Kwik-E-Mart gift shop. A, 40”
The Simpsons Ride Fun Facts!
This ride uses an on demand hydraulic power system to conserve energy. It replaced Back to the Future: The Ride and opened in 2008.
The Simpsons Ride cost $40 million to create.
1. Doc Brown’s Chicken gets its name from Back to the Future: The Ride, which used to be where The Simpsons Ride now stands. This restaurant serves fried chicken.
Revenge of the Mummy-The Ride What’s cool about it?
Revenge of The Mummy: The Ride is an indoor roller coaster with tons of awesome special effects. Don’t be afraid of the fireballs, darkness, beetles, or warrior mummies—this is one amazing ride. It might be a bit too intense for your younger brother or sister, but it doesn’t go upside down. A, T, D, S, 48”. After the ride, stop at Tomb Treasures for Mummy-themed souvenirs.
Revenge of the Mummy-The Ride Fun Facts!
Your ride vehicle reaches speeds of 45 miles per hour.
The Egyptian hieroglyphics spell out real words.
The official tagline of Universal Studios Hollywood is “The Entertainment Capital of LA.