Published: October 12, 2011 at 1:05 PMThis pretty much proves that it is not the ride itself in most cases that make an attraction great, but the additional details. Here we have the Florida version, which has been plussed in many ways, getting a HUGE victory over its West Coast counterpart, mainly due to the additon of the Brendan Fraser wrapper and some things I would rather not 'spoil.'
Published: October 12, 2011 at 1:41 PMWhat about Imhotep's bits of "poetry" in the Orlando ride? ;)
Published: October 12, 2011 at 2:25 PMOf the previous showdowns this was going to be the most lopsided. I like both RotM's but the East Coast fake ending and better setting seal the deal. The Hollywood version does have a longer backward portion going for it though.
Published: October 12, 2011 at 3:25 PMI was very disappointed in this ride. I have only been on the Florida version. I didn't like it. It is way too short.
Published: October 12, 2011 at 5:08 PMThis was no contest. The Orlando version is just a great ride from beginning to end. Tremendous atmosphere, superior Imhotep AA, etc.
Published: October 13, 2011 at 10:27 AMFlorida's by a mile. It is a longer ride with more surprises and better effects. The only edge Hollywood's version has is, as Manny stated, the longer backwards section towards the end.