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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.

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The Last Reef 3D

12:30 pm,  3:30 pm 6:30 pm

FLY ACROSS iridescent tropical reefs, brush through a cloud of a million jellyfish, visit an alien world where the closer you look, the more you see, where the tiniest creatures support the greatest predators…

We think of reefs as exotic, distant places with little or no connection to our everyday world. Yet every reef is a living city beneath the sea with a parallel existence to ours, distant yet undeniably connected.

Reefs are hotspots of biodiversity as vital to life on earth as the rain-forests. They have been shaping our shorelines, literally forming islands and mountains, for millions of years.

The fossil record shows that given time they have recovered from all of earth’s major extinction events.

Even reefs pulverized by atomic blasts at Bikini Atoll have regenerated.

Yet within our lifetime reefs have come to face their greatest threat…

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Mysteries of China

11:30 am, 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Over 8,000 life-sized warrior statues were discovered in the 1970s near China's ancient capital of Xi'an. Each terracotta figure has unique facial features leading to one of the ancient world's greatest mysteries. Who are these people? Are they modeled on an actual army?

One of the greatest archaeological discoveries in recent history, Mysteries of China will take you on an immersive journey through time to experience the reign of China’s powerful First Emperor.  Guarding the emperor’s tomb for over 2,000 years, the terracotta warriors came to light in a discovery that reshaped the story of China’s origins. Rich 3D visuals, captivating landscapes, and clues about this eccentric Emperor and his terracotta army will take you on a mesmerizing journey into China’s past and present.

Extreme Weather

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10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm,  7:30 pm

Weather is one of the most dynamic forces shaping our planet, but now it's more extreme and complex than ever. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone. Travel to the edge of 300-foot tall glaciers collapsing, to the front lines of massive wildfires, directly in the path of deadly, yet mesmerizing tornadoes. Follow researchers and everyday
heroes as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather.

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