Movies Based On Theme Park Rides

Dog’s Movie House: “Haunted Mansion” A Delightful Homage To The Classic Disney Ride!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here and I have to tell you the the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland is one of my favorite rides at the park. I was one of the first three rides I went on as a wee child of seven and it continues to enchant all these years later. Spooky without really being scary, it’s the perfect haunted house for the whole family! The same can be said for Justin Simien’s very entertaining film of the same name, improving on it’s mediocre predecessor from 2003 (that one starred Eddie Murphy) and providing a smart script that fleshes out the living, so to speak!

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Dog’s Movie House: “The Jungle Cruise” Good Old Fashioned Fun!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at Disney’s latest attempt to turn one of DIsneyland’s iconic rides into the next big film franchise. This time it’s “The Jungle Cruise” with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt lending their considerable star power to the film. Fortunately “The Jungle Cruise” has more in common with “Pirates Of The Carribean” rather than “The Country Bears” and director Jaume Collet-Serra (“The Shallows”) and his team have crafted a wonderfully entertaining film that honors both the ride as well as some classic adventure films that serve as this particular movie’s inspiration!

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