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Revenge of the Mummy

Theme Park Insider Reader Rating: 9 out of 10

Roller Coaster
Minimum height to ride: 48 inches

Robert Niles

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Published: February 16, 2015

You're on the set of a Brendan Fraser Mummy movie, where some crew members believe the script's "Curse of the Mummy" is all too real. Many of them wear the symbol of the Med-Jai, warriors who protect "the Creature'" from being found and raised from the dead. After getting this backstory in the queue, you're on to the ride, a roller coaster through what's supposedly a movie set of an ancient Egyptian tomb.

Once on board, you learn that all these mummies aren't just props -- they're other tourists who have been captured and mummified in this very real Mummy's lair. As you turn a corner, a partially wrapped crew member warns you to get out, but it's too late. The Mummy Imhotep appears and makes us an offer we can't refuse: Join him and receive vast riches, or refuse and face doom. Guess which one we're going to get? Hint: not the money. From there, you launch into a high-speed roller coaster ride through the tomb on the way to your escape. And just when you think that the ride is finally over... it isn't.

Brian Larson
This is my girlfriend's favorite ride at Universal and it's really growing on me. I think we rode it 5 times in 4 days when we were in Orlando last month. It's such a great indoor roller coaster and so much fun. It far surpasses any roller coaster at Disney as well. I still think that I enjoy Dragon Challenge and Rip Rockit more, but for an indoor ride this one is great!
M. Ryan Traylor
Far surpasses the USH version.
Jonathan Katz
A unique coaster experience with all the thrills you could want short of inversions. Don't miss it. 9/10
Jade Benefield
A fantastic ride that does not get enough love when talking about the great rides at Universal! One of my favorite all-time rides.
Christopher Sturniolo
While not the most exciting ride coaster-wise, Universal really upped their ante to make this ride as immersive and scary as possible.
Quentin Scruggs
The Mummy is one of the only rides left at the resort that uses predominately physical effects as opposed to rides like Spiderman and Transformers, and boy does it set the standard. While the coaster itself is fairly tame, it's the complete darkness and physical effects that deliver the thrills. My only gripes are that it is not longer, it's kind of difficult to figure out the story, and the Mummy franchise has gone dormant. Luckily, Universal (the studio) announced a reboot, so hopefully that will keep the ride around for a long time.
Manny Barron
An awesome ride that combines thrills with some impressive visual and special effects. The queue is also well done and compliments the main ride perfectly. The uphill accelerated launch as well as the "surprise" during the ride are most memorable from the ride. It's a must see.
Laura Danielson
One of my favorites, and one I always end up riding twice or thrice whenever I go. Never skip this one - unless you have health reasons otherwise, I sincerely advise you to try this ride at least once. (Although not with young children, please While not scary for adults, the darkness, flames and CGI work it might be a bit much for them)

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