The Universal Orlando Resort, commonly known as Universal Orlando, formerly Universal Studios Escape, is an American theme park and entertainment resort complex based in Orlando, Florida. It is wholly owned by NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast
While there are many heart-stopping rides and fascinating shows, Universal Studios of Hollywood is far more than just a theme park. The park is also a real, working movie studio. It even has shops and restaurants to cater to your family’s needs as you explore the massive grounds. Get an insider’s view of Hollywood, and go behind the scenes on the legendary Studio Tour or the Special Effects Stage. You’ll learn about CGI stop motion, motion capture, 3-D technology, and how each effect has been used in your favorite blockbusters.
The rides at Universal Studios aren’t your average coasters either. Using special effects, Universal has created separate worlds around their rides so that you can actually take a ride through your favorite movies. The Revenge of the Mummy shoots through the darkness, jetting past the various mummies that have come to life in the dark Egyptian tomb. At Jurassic Park, you’ll meet a 50 foot T-Rex before your raft down 84 feet to the surface of the water below, and that’s just the beginning of the many movie-themed rides. The park also features 4-D movies like Shrek, so that you can watch family favorites in an interactive setting with 3-D imagery.
Whether you are there on a one-day pass, a front-of-the-line pass, or a 7-day excursion, Universal Studios of Hollywood offers a taste of every Hollywood experience. You can live your favorite films and go behind the scenes of some of the greatest blockbusters.