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Old 02-18-2010, 08:40 AM   #1
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Movies Under the Stars

I am just curious.....
I am looking for firsthand accounts from people who have experienced the outdoor movies at their resort.
We have gone several times to Ft Wilderness for the Chip n Dale Campfire Singalong and Movie; we love it. Dining at Trail's End and then heading over to the singalong is as great as any character meal, IMO!!!!
It seems like more resorts are following the lead and now offering movies outdoors. (No characters, though)
A few years back the Swan & Dolphin showed a movie poolside. Friends of ours have seen a movie poolside at All-Star Music. We were on the monorail December 08 (or summer 09) and noticed a movie being shown (I think it was at the Grand Floridian).
We have stayed at All-Star Sports (years ago), POFQ, CBR, and CSR..... I have started asking at check-in and no movies at any of our resorts.
We will be staying at AKL and POFQ this summer for an 11 night split stay. I noticed that on the latest email they sent us regarding our trip that "Movies Under the Stars" was listed under Resort Recreation with the following explanation, "Watch Disney movies under the stars at select Walt Disney World Resorts. By the pool or on the beach, you'll have a unique experience only Walt Disney World can provide. For more information go to the Guest Information desk in the lobby."
So any first hand accounts would be great.... particularly if you have seen an outdoor movie at AKL or POFQ.
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:26 AM   #2
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While I've never actually sat and watched the movie at any of the other locations, I have seen them while passing by.

We stayed at All-Star Music in August and yes they do have a movie setup most evenings.

I've also been walking past Beach Club when their movie was set up.

Personally, it all looks so temporary and uncomfortable to me.

The one at Fort Wilderness is a permanent setup with benches for the purpose, and the great stage for the singalong and the full size screen with permanent projector. Just a nicer experience overall.
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:55 AM   #3
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the past two years ive stayed at all star music and every night they have a different movie. its honestly one of my favorite things to do. its so relaxing and a great way to just veg after another long day in the parks!
ive also been wondering if POFQ offers this as thats where im staying this coming september.
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Old 02-18-2010, 11:55 AM   #4
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someone recently posted this link -

http://www.*********************.com...tdoormovie.php

( i hope it works as it is the first time I have ever posted a link!!)

I doesn't look like there is a movie at either AKL or POFQ though I am afraid
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We have done the outdoor movie at BCV and Kidani. At Kidani it was held in the pool area which was not ideal with my 2 year old in tow (he wanted to swim).
I found the one at BCV much better because we started the night by roasting marshmallows and making smores on the beach. My eight yr old made some friends there and they played on the beach then watched the movie. My youngest did better at BCV because he could run and play in the sand. It was more relaxing. I will definately do it again it was fun
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Old 02-18-2010, 08:06 PM   #6
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Thanks for the responses.

It's nice to hear that they showed the movies at Kadani. We will be staying at AKL this summer.

How about POFQ? or another mod? (I know Ft Wilderness is technically a mod - so other than FW)
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SSR also had movies at the pool last July when we were there.
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