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2010 Best Theme Park Attraction: Fantasmic! vs. Finding Nemo - The Musical

Published: March 31, 2010 at 9:00 AM

We continue, picking the second finalist in the Best Live Show bracket of the 2010 Best Theme Park Attraction Tournament.

You can click the links or pictures below for a full description of each show, along with comments from other Theme Park Insider readers.

1. Fantasmic!



12. Finding Nemo - The Musical at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Finding Nemo - The Musical

Please tell us in the comments why you voted the way you did.

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Next up: We move to the Best Themed Ride bracket, with 2. Twilight Zone Tower of Terror vs. 6. Haunted Mansion.

Replies (9)

Published: March 31, 2010 at 9:14 AM

finding nemo is so cute! its a run through of the movie daughter was 2 when she first saw this and it was a favorite....BUT...fantasmic is just that...fantasmic! ;) it gives such a happy feeling everytime i watch it (it always feels like the first time)
Sylvain Comeau

Published: March 31, 2010 at 9:18 AM

Is this the biggest wipeout of the tournament so far? Nemo is a good show, but it never had a chance against the greatness of Fantasmic!

Published: March 31, 2010 at 9:18 AM

finding nemo has pretty much destroyed all the opponents on the road to the semi's, so this just shows how high people regard fantasmic.
Tyler Stover

Published: March 31, 2010 at 9:20 AM

There is no contest on this one. Nemo is a fine play, though the music leaves a little to be wanted. Ultimately, it can't hold a candle to the spectacle that is Fantasmic, even if we are considering Florida's version.
Manny Barron

Published: March 31, 2010 at 11:03 AM

Fantasmic takes this one easily.
Joshua Counsil

Published: March 31, 2010 at 11:12 AM

I cannot see how anyone would dislike Fantasmic. Even my cynical friends who have little regard for the Disney magic love this show.
Anthony Murphy

Published: March 31, 2010 at 11:16 AM

I went with Nemo for the live singing, but either are fine by me!

Published: March 31, 2010 at 12:20 PM

If we're talking about Fantasmic! at Disneyland and not Pocahontasmic! at Disney's Hollywood Studios, then yeah it gets my vote. Nemo is far more entertaining than the 10 minutes of bubbles that float up the water screens... *snore*
Tim W

Published: April 1, 2010 at 6:47 AM

Well here is one bracket that surely hasnt failed! Fantasmic! and Festival of the Lion King are surely the best shows i have yet to see at any theme park! They have been my favorites for years and years to come now because they are just amazing! However, Go Fantasmic!!!!

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