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The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood 

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Updated June 14, 2019 2.8k votes 420 voters 19.2k views 34 items

List of the best rides at Universal Studios Hollywood, including photos, types of rides, and more information. This ranked list of the best Universal Studios Hollywood attractions includes roller coasters, kids rides, indoor / dark rides, and water rides, as well as parades, live shows, and Universal Studios Hollywood tours. The rides on this list have been voted on by amusement park fans and Universal Studios Hollywood enthusiasts.

From the newest rides at Universal Studios Hollywood to the classics that have been around forever, this is a list of all the most famous attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Don't like Creature from the Black Lagoon - The Musical or The Adventures of Conan: A Sword and Sorcery Spectacular? Vote them down so they don't win. Rides include everything from Waterworld: A Live Sea War Spectacular to King Kong: 360 3-D.

This list answers the question, "What are the best rides at Universal Studios Hollywood?" After you are finished with this list, head on over and vote on the best rides of Universal Studios Hollywood.

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Harry Potter and the For... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 2014

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Jurassic Park River Adve... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 1999-05-28

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Revenge of the Mummy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood

Park: Universal Studios Florida

Opened In: 2004-05-21

Max Speed (km/h): 72.42048

Revenge of the Mummy, commonly referred to as the Mummy Ride, is an enclosed steel roller coaster based upon the popular Mummy movie franchise directed by Stephen Sommers. The rides are located ...more

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Universal Studios Backlo... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 1915

The Studio Tour is a ride attraction at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in California. The Tour is the signature attraction at the park, and goes into a working movie studio, with ...more
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Transformers: The Ride ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
Transformers: The Ride

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 2012-05

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The Simpsons Ride is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
The Simpsons Ride

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 2008-05-19

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Jaws is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added Jaws

Park: Universal Studios Florida

Opened In: 1990-06-07

Jaws was a theme park attraction based upon the films of the same name. The attraction places guests aboard tour boats for what should be a leisurely tour of Amity Harbor, but instead becomes a ...more
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E.T. Adventure is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
E.T. Adventure Dark ride

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 1991-06-12

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Despicable Me: Minion Ma... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem
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King Kong: 360 3-D is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
King Kong: 360 3-D

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 2010-07-01

King Kong: 360 3-D is an attraction which is included in the Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood. The attraction takes guests to a recreated version of Skull Island from Peter Jackson's ...more
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King Kong Encounter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
King Kong Encounter

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 1986-06-14

King Kong Encounter was an attraction formerly part of the Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood. The scene, located amongst the New York Street backlot sets in the heart of the studios, ...more
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Waterworld: A Live Sea W... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
Waterworld: A Live Sea War Spectacular

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 1995

Waterworld: A Live Sea War Spectacular is an attraction based on the 1995 film Waterworld found at Universal Studios Hollywood ', Universal Studios Japan, and Universal Studios Singapore. The ...more
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Special Effects Stage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
Special Effects Stage

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 2010-06-26

Special Effects Stage is a new attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. The attraction serves as a new version of the park's former Special Effects Stages show, which was located in the Lower ...more
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Universal's House of Hor... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal's House of Horrors

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal's House of Horrors was an attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. It was the fifth variation of a walk-through maze housed in the "Stage 13" building.. The "Stage ...more
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Hollywood Rip, Ride, Roc... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added

Park: Universal Studios Florida

Opened In: 2009-08-19

Height (m): 51.0

Max Speed (km/h): 104.60736

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit is a steel roller coaster at Universal Studios Florida in Orlando, Florida. With a height of 167 feet, a length of 3,800 feet, and a top speed of 65 miles per hour, it ...more
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Popeye and Bluto's Bilge... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added Popeye and Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges

Park: Islands of Adventure

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Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls Log flume

Park: Islands of Adventure

Opened In: 1999-05-28

Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls is a log flume ride at Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida inspired by the Dudley Do-Right character created by cartoonists Jay Ward and Alex Anderson and ...more
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Flight of the Hippogriff... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
thewrightone05 added Flight of the Hippogriff

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 2016

Height (m): 12.8016

Max Speed (km/h): 45.866304

Flight of the Hippogriff is a junior roller coaster at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter section of Universal Studios Hollywood and opened on April 7, 2016. This is the first outdoor roller coaster at the Hollywood location.

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The Wild Wild Wild West ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
The Wild Wild Wild West Stunt Show

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Opened In: 1980

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SpongeBob SquarePants Ro... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge

Park: Nickelodeon Universe

Opened In: 2008-03-15

Height (m): 20.4216

Max Speed (km/h): 48.28032

G Force: 4.4

Drop (m): 20.4216

SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge is a loop and corkscrew Euro-Fighter roller coaster located at Nickelodeon Universe in the Mall of America, Bloomington, Minnesota. It is the shortest ...more
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Doctor Doom's Fearfall ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added

Park: Islands of Adventure

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Popeye and Bluto's Bilge... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added Popeye and Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges Ride
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Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added Simulator ride

Park: Universal Studios Florida

Opened In: 2003-04-11

Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast was a simulator ride at Universal Studios Florida that replaced The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera. The story line revolved around Ooblar, from the Yolkian ...more
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The Adventures of Curiou... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
The Adventures of Curious George

Park: Universal Studios Hollywood

Curious George Goes to Town is a children's aqua play and ball play area at Universal Studios Florida. The attraction originally opened in 1998, on the former site of The Bates Mansion Set used ...more
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Woody Woodpecker's Nutho... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
RyanMorales1 added Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster

Park: Universal Studios Florida

Opened In: 1999

Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster is an attraction at Universal Studios Florida. It is the park's first roller coaster and the first roller coaster constructed at Universal Orlando Resort. The ...more