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Fun or Fail: Movie Theater Seats That Move You


I spotted this post today about movie theater seats that will "enhance" the movie-watching experience by shaking the viewer in correlation to the action onscreen. Apparently, it's a "motion-generating system called D-Box Motion Code, which will accompany films by shaking theater seats." The upcoming Fast and Furious movie will be the first to have these shaky seats.

What do you think of seats that actually make you feel like you're zooming around in a fast car or . . . experiencing an earthquake, or something? Is this a fun idea? Or full of fail?

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BabyNorbert BabyNorbert 8 years
I'm not into the idea... it's not for me.
Kazagirl Kazagirl 8 years
If I wanted my seat to move I would go to Disney World.
emalove emalove 8 years
No, I'd hate this!
misshouston misshouston 8 years
If a movie needs a gimmick like this, that should tell you something about the movie.
Symphonee Symphonee 8 years
I tend to curl up in seats and the fact that I am small would make for a hospital stay waiting to happen.
blondie829 blondie829 8 years
fun in amusement parks, so why not try it for select movies?
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
I've experienced this in 4D movie theaters and I think that's where it should stay.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
at cool as the technology sounds - i think that i'd have to pass on that one. i don't know - there's just something wrong with that concept. if you go to disney world - you have seats like that in some of the shows- and i think that it's the right place for it, but in a regular theater - i'm not so sure.
wolfencj wolfencj 8 years
This is a massive FAIL! It was already done in "Matinee" - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107529/
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
This reminds me of "Matinee" with John Goodman. In the movie he introduced people to "rumble-rama" where the seats move and shake. It seems like it would be fun..but in a scary movie I think I'd have a heart attack!
luckykarma luckykarma 8 years
I think its a great idea. They should have one theater with the moving seats and one without for people that don't want the experience.
tiggerchick2 tiggerchick2 8 years
Maybe they should have some of the seats that do this and the rest that don't move. That way, anyone that wants to try it can do so and the people that don't can sit still :)
laceykk23 laceykk23 8 years
good luck to whoever has to clean up all that puke, YUCK!!!
angelfromlsu angelfromlsu 8 years
Sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
I'd be afraid it would make me feel nauseous.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 8 years
It might make me sick
Ellenora Ellenora 8 years
I would rather not become violently ill while eating my popcorn, thank you.
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
No thanks, I like to relax when at the movies.
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