The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, a dark ride in Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal's Islands of Adventure. (The minimum height to ride is 40 inches.)
Written by Robert Niles
A four-time winner for Best Attraction in the Theme Park Insider Awards, Spidey takes you on an adventure with the web-slinger as he tries to save the city. You ride in a bucking, spinning SCOOP Vehicle -- while wearing 3-D glasses -- through 11 scenes, escaping fireballs, 100-story drops and other mayhem.
In May 2011, attraction designer Thierry Coup announced that Spider-Man will be entirely reanimated for a March 2012 debut, with a 4K high definition film using Infitec 3D projection technology. Coup also announced that the new film will include additional detail, not seen before in the ride.
Great ride movement and theming loved it !! 10/10 - Owen Scott
10/10 - luca ferracuti
This revolutionary and legendary ride now looks better than ever. The new hi-def visuals greatly enhance this already awesome ride. This ride is pure fun. This is one of the absolute must rides in Orlando. The queue, music, story, and physical props are all very appropriate for Spider-Man and the ride captures the spirit of the web-slinger very well. Do not miss it. - Manny Barron
Before the refurbishment I always rated this outstanding, but since the refurbishment, I give it Perfection. Love this ride and all of the elements and special effects. Always make sure to ride it everytime we to to IOA, which is pretty darn often! - Michelle Morgan
As someone who went to that park solely for Harry Potter and went to this ride to kill time, I have to say this kicks the Forbidden Journey out of the park (no pun intended). I don't know if it was the unexpected nostalgia trip of the queue line or simply the fantastic exciting and immersive ride itself (which again surpasses its more heavily advertized sister attractions) but this is my favorite ride of the park. I would and will go again. - Laura Danielson
I am not a fan of the spider man movies but I enjoyed the ride. Just a little behind Transformers, Simpsons, and Mummy. 9.5/10 - Jaiden Cohen
If HP is number 1, Spiderman is 1.5, one of the best rides I've ever been on. Loved the Stan Lee cameos! - tom bagnell
Perfection. Spider Man was great before the hi- def redo. Now it's awesome. It's just a small notch behind Transformers & Harry Potter's Forbidden Journey. - Rob Pastor
One of the best ride in the world, simple as - Andy Brzezicki
This is easily one of the greatest, if not the greatest, ride ever made. The theming is excellent, the ride itself is fantastic, and the 3-D and sound is high-tech and flawless. The only ride that competes with it is Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey. Spider-Man is almost worth the admission alone to Islands of Adventure. It is really that good. 10 out of 10. - Joshua Bixler
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