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Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

Theme Park Insider Reader Rating: 8 out of 10

Motion Base Show
Minimum height to ride: 40 inches

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Minion Mayhem replaced the Jimmy Neutron attraction at Universal Studios Florida in July 2012. You'll enter Gru's house, then walk into his secret laboratory, where you'll be transformed into Minions to do Gru's work. Of course, it all goes wrong, as you ride in moving seats for this 3D film. After the show, you can meet and dance with Universal's popular Minions in a post-show "dance party," before exiting through the Minion-laden gift shop.

Reviews

If you haven't seen Despicable Me 1, you won't understand the premise, if you have seen it, have fun.
This is a nice ride. It's cute, lovable, and has minions! This is one of Universal's silliest attractions, you will get a chance to really turn into minions as you join Gru and the girls. The motion simulator is smooth, and the movement is basic. The graphics are smooth, crisp, and new. This is one of the smoothest simulators I have ever been on. While I don't think this ride is worth the wait at all, and the ride is pretty short, it's worth doing if you have already done other major rides. The queue and preshow might even be tied for the best part of the attraction. It's so interactive and funny. While this will never compare to the beloved Hanna-Barbera, this is a big improvement over Jimmy Neutron and it has enough action and humor that everyone will enjoy. I did wish it had Super Silly Fun Land making this inferior to Hollywood's. However, this ride is good fun and very adorable. 8/10
Love this ride! Yes its a movie but its got the minions so who cares? :)
I didn't really like this ride that much. I found the whole thing weird about being turned into minions. It just isn't great compared to the Disney rides. And plus I hate the minion characters they are so annoying and they ruin the whole despicable me story.
While not worth a 45-60 minute wait, still a cute ride full of nonstop cartoon antics.
Fun ride expending on the movies and that's a good thing.
For anyone who gets motion sickness you can ask to do the non moving chairs and they put you on a large seating area in front of the screen so you can still enjoy the movie.
This is just a very fun, very cute family attraction. From the queue through Gru's house, to the very funny pre-show, to the simulator attraction itself - you cannot help smiling. This is one of the best 3D simulators, to me, because I have not felt sick any of the times I have ridden it! And who doesn't like Despicable Me?
I'll always miss Hanna-Barbera, but this is a drastic improvement over Jimmy Neutron. A whole lot of fun with just the right amount of minion action. 9/10


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