Bring Pixar rides to Disneyworld!
Walt Disney World:
I have a few ideas
1) Bring back the submarines to Magic Kingdom with the Finding Nemo update done at Disneyland. (Get rid of the mediocre one at Epcot)
2) Replace Lights, motors, action at Disney Studios for Radiator Spring Racers.
3) Replace Monsters inc laugh floor at MK with Monsters Inc Mike and Sulley to the Rescue from California Adventure.
4) Get rid of Stitch's Great Escape, and replace it with a WALL.E attraction (which would blend nicely in Tomorroland)
5) Bring a new movie to the 3D theater at Epcot based on The Incredibles.
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From Scott B
Posted September 14, 2010 at 11:51 AM
I am all for taking Hollywood Studios and changing it to Pixar Studios. Seriously, Disney already is moving away from the original intention of the park as a glimpse of movie making. Might as well abandon it altogether and give people what they want.
Also lets add in the Disneyland Paris Pixar rides like the Crush Coaster and the supposed Ratatouille Ride being planned.
^Does anybody realize the mistake in changing it to PIXAR Studios? The following could not exist there anymore:
-Great Movie Ride
-Rock n' Roller Coaster
and of course...
TWILIGHT ZONE TOWER OF TERROR! Come on people!
From David L.
Posted September 14, 2010 at 4:12 PM
Disney needs to go back to the original themes with the ocasional disney/pixar twist. The laugh floor is an amazing attractions(a must see for me), incredibles + epcot don't go together. DHS needs to just be updated with it's original attractions(like just update L,M,A.). replacing lma with radiator springs racers would attract people, but i think that would make the park worse... like the mailboomer in paradise pier. While it would be a great ride, i don't like duplicates and LMA needs to stay(and the backlot tour for that matter amusing they update it). Nemo no: i hate duplicates. though i have a complex plan for the seas. walle could work, but i'd rather have something else. I agree with Nick, No Pixar Park!!!
From Tim W
Posted September 14, 2010 at 4:45 PM
I have go to agree with Nick and Dan. Pixar is fine in moderation at Disney parks, but a whole park to replace DHS is just crazy. As Nick said, we would lose Tower of Terror, Rock n Roller Coaster, Star Tours, and Fantasmic! The horror! I'm fine with a pixar themed section, in fact i think its genius, but never ever should they turn it into Pixar Studios! More Pixar rides in Pixar Place would be highly appreciated, but definately no more nemo needs to be put into the parks.
Not a bad idea
Radiatior Springs Racer, as seen soon at DCA, is a Test Track for the West Coast. Its the same technology as Test Track
I really wasn't that impressed to Mike and Sully to the Rescue. Something seemed off!
The one I like is Wall E because, lets face it, its a movie made for Tomorrowland.
I happen to love the laugh floor. Its a good laugh and air condition on those hot days, too.
From Tim W
Posted September 14, 2010 at 6:05 PM
I love it too, but would love it better with different sets of jokes and at DHS. A new show filled with completely new jokes would make it better! As for monsters inc at DHS, I'm sure most of us are still HOPING for that monsters inc coaster!
Expand Pixar Palace into Animation Courtyard and Mickey Avenue. Bring a KUKA robotic arm ride like HPFJ based off the incredibles, replace play house disney with a ratatoullie restaurant, replace little mermaid with a walle or up 4d movie, and demolish backlot tour and build radiator springs. It doesnt matter is it is the same technology as test track. Its not like they are in the same park. All the dark rides in fanstyland use the same technology. Besides radiator srpings uses technology more advanced than test track.
I know its an improvement on Test Track, but in the same token, I wouldn't expect Indiana Jones and the Forbidden Eye coming to WDW since it is very similar to Dinosaur.
As for Fantasyland, none of the attractions use the exact same technology.
Peter Pan: Overhead Track
Pooh: Similar to SWSA, but it is more articulated
Snow White: Classic Dark Ride Vehicle
Its a Small World: Boat
Still, I am excited for Radiator Springs
Uh.....do not replace Lights, Motor, Action or the Laugh Floor.
The Laugh Floor? For a dark ride? Us west coasters are trying to have the Laugh Floor come to DL.
From Rob P
Posted September 15, 2010 at 12:18 AM
I agree with some of the posters here that a Pixar Park wouldn't be a good idea.
I also have reservations about introducing an attraction based on the short term popularity of a movie. I thought Wall-E and UP were both magnificent animated movies but would it be a "knee-jerk" reaction to spend a lot of money on attractions based on them before we've seen if they endure as long as the old Classics ?
Even Snow White only rates for a low key ride in MK.
Jungle Book doesn't even get a mention (?).
Stitch is a good example of how a relatively popular character somehow fails to actually "fit" anywhere. In fact it's popularity has suffered as result.
Nemo and the Pirates, on the other hand, have been overplayed to the point that you expect them to pop up almost everywhere you go. Jungle Cruise beware !! That's not good either in my opinion.
So I'd hate to see the reputations of either UP or Wall-E ruined by over zealous marketing and by pushing too soon or too hard for an attraction. Sometimes the movie is enough.
Not every Disney ride should have to be based on a movie (or have a movie based on it: Small World II, Revenge of the Puppet Children).
Alien Encounter was a good attraction, but more importantly it represented an imaginative work in and of itself.
Even Walt didn't want all of his attractions splattered with movie and cartoon iconography. Back in the day I think there were more attractions that stood on their own than those based on movie characters (I mourn for El Rio Del Tiempo).
On the other hand, a buck needs to be made, and at least WALL-E has a good message: corporate greed destroys the world and turns us all into midless slugs. Wait, maybe they don't want that getting out.
From Rob P
Posted September 16, 2010 at 1:51 AM
I agree with Charles.
I hope Hollywood Studios comes through with the Monsters Inc. Coaster. Also, Epcot should get a Ratatouille restaurant and I think Epcot needs a new ride. I was hoping they would make a tron ride but it might be a little late for that. Also, they should replace Stitch with Wall-E.
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