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Universal Studios, the film division of NBC Universal, operates a number of theme parks based around the movies it has produced. The original, Universal Studios Hollywood, started by running tours of the soundstages and backlots where filming was underway. Image File history File links Logo_universal-studios. ... Image File history File links Logo_universal-studios. ... Universal Studios (sometimes called Universal Pictures or Universal City Studios), a subsidiary of NBC Universal, is one of the major American film studios that has production studios and offices located at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California, an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between Los Angeles... NBC Universal is a media and entertainment conglomerate formed in May 2004 by the combination of General Electrics NBC with Vivendi Universal Entertainment, part of Vivendi Universal. ... Theme Park is a simulation computer game designed by Bullfrog Productions, released in 1994, in which the player designs and operates an amusement park. ... Universal Studios Hollywood is the original Universal Studios theme park, created initially to offer tours of the real Universal Studios soundstages and sets. ...

Universal Studios theme parks currently open are:

Universal Studios used to own the PortAventura theme park in Salou, Spain. Since 2004, the park has been owned and operated by the Caixa banking group. Universal Studios Hollywood is the original Universal Studios theme park, created initially to offer tours of the real Universal Studios soundstages and sets. ... Nanna Juulsgård Andersen is like a indianerhøvding Taken in December 2004, this picture shows a walkway bridge (right) and the giant studio entrance (back) at Universal Studios Orlando. ... Universal Studios Florida is a theme park in Orlando, Florida, part of the Universal Orlando Resort. ... Universals Islands of Adventure is a theme park located in Orlando, Florida. ... USJ1 USJ2 MBS Studio in USJ Universal Studios Japan is a theme park operated by Universal Studios which is located in Osaka. ... Universal Studios Singapore is located within the Resorts World Integrated Resort in Sentosa, Singapore. ... Universal Studios Dubai is a recently proposed Universal theme park which is located within the Dubailand entertainment complex. ... PortAventura is a theme park in the holiday resort of Salou, Catalonia, Spain, on the Costa Dorada (Gold Coast). It is 1 hour from Barcelona and has 2 airports within 30 minutes of it. ... Location of Salou The waterfront of the seaside resort, Salou The Torre Vella defence tower, Salou Salou (Greek Salauris) is a seaside resort and tourist center in Catalonia, about 10 km from Tarragona on the Costa Dorada, Spain. ... La Caixa is the common name for the Caixa dEstalvis i Pensions de Barcelona, a pension and savings bank in Spain. ...


These are some of the typical attractions installed in Universal Studios parks. Some are installed as exact replicas in multiple parks, whilst others feature slight modifications at the different parks.

E.T. Adventure is a dark ride featured at the Universal Studios Florida, Universal Studios Japan, and, formerly, Universal Studios Hollywood theme parks. ... Entrance to Shrek 4-D in Universal Orlando Resort Shrek 4-D (2003) is a short film/ride at Universal Studios in Hollywood, Universal Studios Florida in Florida, Universal Studios Japan and Warner Bros. ... Waterworld: A Live Sea War Spectacular is an attraction found at Universal Studios Hollywood, based on the 1995 film Waterworld. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Jurassic Park River Adventure is a water-based amusement ride that was based on Steven Spielbergs hit movie Jurassic Park. ... Earthquake is a 1974 disaster film that was among several box-office successful disaster films of the 1970s that places a recognizable all-star cast in life and death situations. ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A backdraft is a situation which can occur when a fire is starved of oxygen; consequently combustion ceases but the fuel gases and smoke remain at high temperature. ... Wicked can be: Look up wicked in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... House of Horrors (1946) was a low-budget horror film released by Universal Pictures, starring Rondo Hatton as a madman, named The Creeper. ...

See also

// This is a summary of notable incidents that have taken place at various Universal-owned theme parks. ...

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SEOUL — Universal Parks and Resorts and a local partner signed an agreement Tuesday aimed at establishing a Universal Studios theme park in South Korea that they want to see up and running in 2012.
Universal Parks and Resorts, a division of General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal, operates Universal Studios theme parks in Orlando, Florida, and Hollywood, California, in the United States, as well as in Osaka, Japan.
Universal Parks and Resorts Chairman and CEO Thomas L. Williams said South Korea's economic development, the concentration of half its almost 50 million population in the Seoul area and South Korean's familiarity with American cinema were positive factors behind the decision to bring a theme park to the country.
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