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The following list shows attractions with appeal by age group. Attraction ratings are on a scale from 0 (very bad) to 5 (excellent). Click on the header links to sort!

Disney's Hollywood Studios Attractions
Name Pre-
school
Grade
School
Teens Young
Adults
Over
30
Seniors Our
Rating
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
3.4 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.7 5
Unique, multi-faceted attraction
When To Go: As early as possible
Savi's Workshop
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
3.5 4.8 5 4.8 4.8 4.5
Store for Handbuilt Lightsabers
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
Sunset Boulevard
1.5 4.5 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.1 4
Rock music-themed roller coaster
When To Go: First 30 minutes that park is open or use Fastpass.
Slinky Dog Dash
Toy Story Land
4.3 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.5 3.5
Mild Roller Coaster
When To Go: As soon as the park opens, during meals, or in the last hour the park is open
Toy Story Mania!
Toy Story Land
4.5 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5
3-D ride-through indoor shooting gallery
When To Go: As soon as the park opens, or use FastPass+
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Sunset Boulevard
2.7 4 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5 5
Sci-fi-theme indoor thrill ride
When To Go: First or last 30 minutes park is open or use Fastpass.
Star Wars Launch Bay: Meet Chewbacca
Animation Courtyard
4.4 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.4
Character Greeing
Citizens of Hollywood
Hollywood Boulevard
2.8 3.8 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.6
Improvisational Comedy Actors
Fantasmic!
Sunset Boulevard
4.1 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.5
Mixed-media nighttime spectacular
When To Go: Last Show of the Night
Star Wars Launch Bay: Encounter Darth Vader
Animation Courtyard
3.8 4.4 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.2
Darth Vader!
For the First Time In Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration
Echo Lake
4.6 4.5 4 4.2 4.3 4.3 3
Sing-Along
When To Go: See performance schedule
Mickey and Minnie Starring in Red Carpet Dreams
Commissary Lane
4.7 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.2
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
3.2 4.4 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.2 3.5
Super-advanced flight simulator
When To Go: As early as possible
Star Tours: The Adventures Continue
Echo Lake
3.8 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4
Indoor space-flight-simulation ride
When To Go: Before 10 a.m., after 6 p.m., or use FASTPASS.
Beauty and the Beast - Live on Stage
Sunset Boulevard
4.3 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.2 4.5 4
Live Hollywood-style musical
When To Go: Anytime; evenings are cooler
Droid Depot
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
4.2 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.2 4
Buy and Build a Droid
Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular
Hollywood Boulevard
3.9 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.3 4
Fireworks and Projections with Star Wars Music
Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!
Echo Lake
3.6 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.2 3.5
Movie-stunt demonstration and action show
When To Go: First two shows or last evening show
Walt Disney Presents
Animation Courtyard
2.7 3.3 3.6 3.9 4.1 4.4 3
Tribute to Walt Disney
When To Go: Anytime
Wonderful World of Animation
Hollywood Boulevard
4.2 4.3 3.9 4.4 4.1 4.1
Projection Show
BB-8 Astromech on Duty
Animation Courtyard
4.5 4.4 4 4.2 4 3.8
BB-8 Character Greeting
Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple
Echo Lake
4.2 4.6 3.3 3.6 4 3.8 3.5
Outdoor stage show
When To Go: First 2 shows of the day
Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!
Hollywood Boulevard
4 4.1 4.2 4.1 4 4.1
Holiday Nighttime Spectacular
Muppet*Vision 3D
Grand Avenue
4 4.1 3.7 3.8 4 4.2 4
3-D movie starring the Muppets
When To Go: Anytime
Star Wars Launch Bay
Animation Courtyard
3.8 4.1 4.1 4.1 4 4 3
Movie Trailer, Props, and Character Greetings
Celebrity Spotlight
Echo Lake
4.7 4.4 3.8 4.2 3.9 4
Character Greeting
Voyage of the Little Mermaid
Animation Courtyard
4.3 4.1 3.4 3.6 3.7 4 3.5
Musical stage show featuring characters from the Disney movie The Little Mermaid
When To Go: Before 9:45 a.m., just before closing, or use FASTPASS.
Alien Swirling Saucers
Toy Story Land
4.5 4 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.6 3
Twirling Aliens
When To Go: First or Last Hour the Park is Open
Celebrate with the Incredibles at Pixar Place
Pixar Place
4.1 3.8 3.2 3.5 3.3 3.4
Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy
Sunset Boulevard
4.2 3.8 3 3.4 3.2 3.5 4
Cars Show
Disney Junior Dance Party!
Animation Courtyard
4.4 3.9 2.6 2.7 3 2.9
Music and Dancing with Characters

The following list shows Hollywood Studios attractions with appeal by age group. Attraction ratings are on a scale from 0 (very bad) to 5 (excellent).

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
Unique, multi-faceted attraction
Our Rating: 5
Preschoolers: 3.4
Grade Schoolers: 4.8
Teens: 4.9
Young Adults: 4.9
Over 30: 4.9
Seniors: 4.7
When To Go: As early as possible
Savi's Workshop
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
Store for Handbuilt Lightsabers
Preschoolers: 3.5
Grade Schoolers: 4.8
Teens: 5
Young Adults: 4.8
Over 30: 4.8
Seniors: 4.5
Rock music-themed roller coaster
Our Rating: 4
Preschoolers: 1.5
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4.9
Young Adults: 4.8
Over 30: 4.7
Seniors: 4.1
When To Go: First 30 minutes that park is open or use Fastpass.
Slinky Dog Dash
Toy Story Land
Mild Roller Coaster
Our Rating: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.3
Grade Schoolers: 4.8
Teens: 4.6
Young Adults: 4.6
Over 30: 4.7
Seniors: 4.5
When To Go: As soon as the park opens, during meals, or in the last hour the park is open
Toy Story Mania!
Toy Story Land
3-D ride-through indoor shooting gallery
Our Rating: 4.5
Preschoolers: 4.5
Grade Schoolers: 4.8
Teens: 4.7
Young Adults: 4.7
Over 30: 4.7
Seniors: 4.7
When To Go: As soon as the park opens, or use FastPass+
Sci-fi-theme indoor thrill ride
Our Rating: 5
Preschoolers: 2.7
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 4.7
Young Adults: 4.7
Over 30: 4.7
Seniors: 4.5
When To Go: First or last 30 minutes park is open or use Fastpass.
Character Greeing
Preschoolers: 4.4
Grade Schoolers: 4.6
Teens: 4.5
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.6
Seniors: 4.4
Citizens of Hollywood
Hollywood Boulevard
Improvisational Comedy Actors
Preschoolers: 2.8
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.3
Over 30: 4.5
Seniors: 4.6
Fantasmic!
Sunset Boulevard
Mixed-media nighttime spectacular
Our Rating: 4.5
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4.4
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.4
When To Go: Last Show of the Night
Darth Vader!
Preschoolers: 3.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4.6
Young Adults: 4.6
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.2
Sing-Along
Our Rating: 3
Preschoolers: 4.6
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.3
When To Go: See performance schedule
Preschoolers: 4.7
Grade Schoolers: 4.3
Teens: 4.3
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.2
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
Super-advanced flight simulator
Our Rating: 3.5
Preschoolers: 3.2
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4.6
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.2
When To Go: As early as possible
Indoor space-flight-simulation ride
Our Rating: 4
Preschoolers: 3.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4.4
Young Adults: 4.3
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.3
When To Go: Before 10 a.m., after 6 p.m., or use FASTPASS.
Live Hollywood-style musical
Our Rating: 4
Preschoolers: 4.3
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 3.9
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4.2
Seniors: 4.5
When To Go: Anytime; evenings are cooler
Droid Depot
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
Buy and Build a Droid
Preschoolers: 4.2
Grade Schoolers: 4.8
Teens: 4.7
Young Adults: 4.6
Over 30: 4.2
Seniors: 4
Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular
Hollywood Boulevard
Fireworks and Projections with Star Wars Music
Our Rating: 4
Preschoolers: 3.9
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 4.3
Young Adults: 4.3
Over 30: 4.2
Seniors: 4.3
Movie-stunt demonstration and action show
Our Rating: 3.5
Preschoolers: 3.6
Grade Schoolers: 4.3
Teens: 4.2
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.2
When To Go: First two shows or last evening show
Walt Disney Presents
Animation Courtyard
Tribute to Walt Disney
Our Rating: 3
Preschoolers: 2.7
Grade Schoolers: 3.3
Teens: 3.6
Young Adults: 3.9
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.4
When To Go: Anytime
Wonderful World of Animation
Hollywood Boulevard
Projection Show
Preschoolers: 4.2
Grade Schoolers: 4.3
Teens: 3.9
Young Adults: 4.4
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.1
BB-8 Astromech on Duty
Animation Courtyard
BB-8 Character Greeting
Preschoolers: 4.5
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 3.8
Outdoor stage show
Our Rating: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.2
Grade Schoolers: 4.6
Teens: 3.3
Young Adults: 3.6
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 3.8
When To Go: First 2 shows of the day
Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!
Hollywood Boulevard
Holiday Nighttime Spectacular
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 4.2
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4.1
Muppet*Vision 3D
Grand Avenue
3-D movie starring the Muppets
Our Rating: 4
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 3.7
Young Adults: 3.8
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4.2
When To Go: Anytime
Star Wars Launch Bay
Animation Courtyard
Movie Trailer, Props, and Character Greetings
Our Rating: 3
Preschoolers: 3.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4
Character Greeting
Preschoolers: 4.7
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 3.8
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 3.9
Seniors: 4
Voyage of the Little Mermaid
Animation Courtyard
Musical stage show featuring characters from the Disney movie The Little Mermaid
Our Rating: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.3
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 3.4
Young Adults: 3.6
Over 30: 3.7
Seniors: 4
When To Go: Before 9:45 a.m., just before closing, or use FASTPASS.
Alien Swirling Saucers
Toy Story Land
Twirling Aliens
Our Rating: 3
Preschoolers: 4.5
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 3.3
Young Adults: 3.5
Over 30: 3.4
Seniors: 3.6
When To Go: First or Last Hour the Park is Open
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 3.2
Young Adults: 3.5
Over 30: 3.3
Seniors: 3.4
Cars Show
Our Rating: 4
Preschoolers: 4.2
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 3
Young Adults: 3.4
Over 30: 3.2
Seniors: 3.5
Disney Junior Dance Party!
Animation Courtyard
Music and Dancing with Characters
Preschoolers: 4.4
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 2.6
Young Adults: 2.7
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 2.9

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