Nothing comes close to the larger-than-life-experience of visiting theme parks. Its popularity has risen in recent times, and people get enraptured by the extravagance and beauty of theme parks. It caters to the curiosity of people who likes to give their entertainment experience a fresh new spin.
Rickety rides and throwing rings are not what attracts people. Today they want something new, lavish, and jaw-droppingly real! Well, here we are discussing some of them, which are movie-based. Yes, these are not real but reel. Yes, this list of the most-loved theme parks to give vent to your cinematic experience is something that you can spot only on celluloid. Please fasten your seat belts, because these are something you would want to give it a miss.
Southern California has a plethora of amusement parks. But there’s one that particularly holds our interest, and they call it the Walley World. Here the attractions are varied. It has everything from climbing on board trademark attractions to the Revolution and the Screaming Mimi to make you jump out of your skin.
Imagine traveling in a state-of-the-art lemon of a station wagon, following on the trail of a mysterious blonde. Yes, we speak of the National Lampoon’s Vacation that promises fun in generous dozes for the viewer. How we wish we could visit one, and yes, while we are at it, we promise to keep our hands, feet, and Aunt Edna’s dog right inside the car at all times.
Tell us, when you were watching Jurassic Park, you never thought what it would be like to visit a theme park like that? Imagine visiting a park where dinosaurs suddenly take it upon themselves to chase you, your family, and friends while you run helter-skelter trying to save everyone!
Bringing the dinosaurs back from extinction isn’t a great idea after all. But this is what gives you the edge-of-the-seat kind of feeling. Before you brush it off as a figment of your imagination, there’s this teeny-tiny thought lurking in the corner of your mind. What if all of it was real? Would you care to meet the prehistoric creatures up, close, and personal? We want to call it the kind of things that make nightmares. That’s why you are willing to sit it out through its umpteen sequels. Scary, unreal yet real as oxymoron-ish as it gets!
Trudging through a zombie wasteland cannot be your idea of fun, right. It particularly sounds ghastly when your brains are in mush from braving the sun and bellies bloated with eating too many churros. Well, the ghastly pallor looks frightening and real as you spot the cast.
Yes, you will find Wichita (Emma Stone), Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin) visit the zombie-free Pacific Playland in Los Angeles and finding it full of the undead. The only bright spot is there are Twinkies to curb your fear! The theme park that can give you countless jolts enough to upset your tall pack of popcorn!
Beijing World Park
For eclectic travelers who want to spend time in China and check out smaller-scale versions of landmarks, you can get it in Beijing World Park. Writer-director Jia Zhangke’s created the celluloid world in the film The World. This is the world that you clearly want to lose yourself to. A world that promises the Egyptian pyramids, the Taj Mahal. The Eiffel Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, all the seven wonders of the world jostling for primacy in one theme park. And would you believe it? It’s actually real, unlike the others on the list.
Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory
Not a theme park, of course, but everyone likes to visit a theme park like that, right? Well, there’s a Charlie lurking in each one of us, and to see looking in wonderment around a chocolatey world, where the right from the river to trees are made out of your favorite chocolates. Imagine picking a chocolate from a tree, nibbling on it, and wash it down with a chocolate shake. We would love to have a theme park on this, in the real sense of the word. Are the organizers listening?
Reel or real, theme parks are magnificent! They have the power to sweep you right off your feet! Time to revisit these movies to wonder what could be!