Studio Backlot Tour reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Studio Backlot Tour, a tour in Streets of America at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Written by Joseph Thomas
Starts off with an audience interactive special effects show based around Michael Bay's Films including Pearl Harbor. Then board a tramt for a tour of Several "Boneyards" housing props from such movies as "Flight Of The Navigator", "Indiana Jones", "Pirates of the Carribbean", and "Star Wars", the famous costume shop, A behind the scenes look at "Lights, Motors, Action" the vehicle stunt show, and ending up in the middle of a shoot in Catastrophy canyon....Will your survive the canyon?
??? - Eli G
Time to put this one out of its misery. - Sean Huckel
Horrible not worth you're time - Andrew Dougherty
Lame tour, and the only good part is the villian exhibit! 2/10 - Eric Cartman
its ok but it could be so so much better - Tom Cunningham
Underwhelmed if I'm honest. The Pearl Habour bit was rubbish and needs changing fast. I was interested in seeing the movie props, but there wasn't much reference to them. The Villians Movie Props exhibit at the end was good. - Ben Price
A cheap and rather cynical attempt at one-upping a business rival. - Man-Eating Sharks
Just like Disaster in Universal has a lot of time wasting in it and not enough Smashy Smashy and Boom Boom! 5/10 - D H
I still kind of like the Catastrophe Canyon part of the attraction, but the rest of the tour is a waste of time and space. - James Rao
This is a fun tour/show to do while you are at Disney HS. It's a slow paced tour that gives you a little insite on how some "Movie Magic" is made. The best part is Catastrophe Canyon by far! Caution: You may get a little wet if your are on the left side of the tram! I would recommend to see it once, but don't wait in line too long. Make sure you have gone on your must do rides first and then give this a whirl. 7/10 - Bob Liebe
I found this attraction a bit pointless and not particularly entertaining. The Pearl Harbour sequence is underwhelming the host looked like she didn't want to be there. The tour itself is a bust - there's no production at the Studios anymore so there's precious little to see. The Catastrophe Canyon section is OK mainly because it provides some much needed relief from the tedium of the tour. The tour rushes through a "Boneyard" where there appears to be some interesting props - but the recorded narration doesn't say anything about them. Overall the tour is a big disappointment. - David Wilcock
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