Become part of an adventure at a 3D movie at the Mammoth Screen Theatre located inside the Museum of Ancient Life. Ride with the dinosaurs and explore ancient times with our selection of films. Thanksgiving Point’s Mammoth Screen Theatre is Utah’s first and only National Geographic Experience Theater. The official stamp of approval from National Geographic was given to the Mammoth Screen for providing quality movie theater experiences at Thanksgiving Point.

 

ADMISSION

$8.50/adult
$7/child (3-12)
$7/senior (65+)
$6/Thanksgiving Point Members

(Closed Sundays)

Current Schedule:

 

Living in the Age of Airplanes 2D: 10 am, 1 pm., 4 pm
Robots 3D:
11 am, 2 pm, 5 pm
Walking With Dinosaurs 3D:
12 noon, 3 pm

 

 
 

 

Robots 3D
Today's robots are nothing short of astonishing. Those coming in the not-too-distant future are simply revolutionary—and they are becoming eerily like us.

What does it take to make a humanoid robot—a robot that can do anything we can do without the benefit of a human brain? How close are scientists to replicating some of the particularly challenging human characteristics? (Think fingers and toes.)

Why are we even attempting to create humanoids in the first place? ROBOTS 3D answers these questions and more as it showcases the latest developments—the successes and failures—in robotics around the world. ROBOTS 3D is a fascinating and fun look at what makes us human, how far machines can really go to look and act like us, and how humanoids are already changing our world.

ROBOTS 3D is a sneak peek into the future at what might be possible as scientists use innovative engineering and design to make cyber characters less "humanoid" and more just plain human. Robot "actor" RoboThespian will introduce you to CHIMP, ATLAS, PR-2, Herb the Butler, ICUB, and others as he takes you on an amazing tour of what's going on in robotics labs around the world.
   
   

Living in the Age of Airplanes

Yes, the airplane has changed our world, but do we really understand exactly how much?

LIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES renews our appreciation for this amazing invention as it stunningly conveys the wonder and grandeur of flying.
Not that long ago, traveling between continents was a migration. Now, on any given day, 100,000 flights transport people and products between any two points on Earth in a matter of hour s. Indeed, the airplane may be the closest thing we have to a time machine.

Filmed in 18 countries across all 7 continents, the film explores the countless ways the airplane affects our lives (even when we don’t fly). With a fascinating take on history, breathtaking visuals, soaring music, and a truly unique perspective, LIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES shows the airplane in a fresh light as it
takes audiences on a wondrous trip around the globe.

LIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES is narrated by Harrison Ford, produced and directed by Brian J. Terwilliger (One Six Right), and features an original score by Academy Award® winning composer James Horner (Avatar, Titanic).
 
Walking With Dinosaurs 3D
On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great flourish of the dinosaur era. BBC Earth invites you to come on a journey through the seasons, and experience a year in the life of dinosaurs fighting, feeding, migrating, playing and hunting.                    
 
Spring signals new life as many species of dinosaurs start to lay eggs,   rearing the hatchlings to ensure a chance of survival. But as the young  grow through summer, they are vulnerable to predators like the Troodon. Cool autumn months spur the dinosaurs to migrate, but not  without risk from natural catastrophes and packs of Gorgonsaurs hunting. In winter, temperatures drop and the sun ceases to rise. As spring approaches, the mature dinosaurs go in search of a mate. For  the Pachyrhinsaur, scientists believe the frill on its head could help to attract a mate or do battle with a contender. Once mated, the pair will  migrate back to their nesting ground to start their own family.
 
With the most ambitious CGI visuals, this film reveals the story behind the lives of the dinosaurs and the challenges they faced in a constant battle of survival.  
   
 

 

   
   

 

 

 
 
 

Large Groups:

Groups of 20 or more get the group rate of 7.00 per person when paid in a single transaction. All movies are approximately 45 minutes long.
Any further questions please contact Lar Ivey at 801-592-9647.

 

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