Full Dome

Film titles available for full dome theaters and planetariums.

Film
Release Year
Runtime(s)
Synopsis
The Zula Patrol: Under the Weather
2007
23

The stalwart heroes of The Zula Patrol are on an expedition collecting samples of weather for scientist Multo’s research.  When the Zula gang inadvertently hurts their loyal pet Gorga’s feelings, he decides to leave Zula and find another planet to live on.

Villain Dark Truder then tricks Gorga into helping with his latest nefarious scheme to rule the universe.  The Zula Patrollers find out and go after him — in the process learning all about weather, both terrestrial and interplanetary.

Based on the hit TV series, The Zula Patrol, now reaching 200 million households worldwide.

Tilt
2011
25

When the seasons go crazy it’s up to Annie and Max to set things right.  But fixing this will take something extraordinary, and a little help.

Come on a whirlwind adventure as the siblings learn just how the seasons and work, and discover that sometimes, all we need is a new angle on the world.

Titans of the Ice Age
2013
38, 24

Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the beautiful and otherwordly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe, and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization.  Peer through the giant 3D canvas to an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our species, a time when humans shared the tundra with majestic woolly beasts.

To Space & Back
25

To Space & Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet.  It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and incredible engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.  What is happening above is coming back down to Earth!

Tornado Alley
2011
43, 23

Join Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, the most ambitious effort ever made to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes on this heart-pounding science adventure.  Armed with a 70mm camera, a fleet of customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, torrential rains and unrelenting hail, and an arsenal of the most advanced weather measurement instruments ever created, the stars of Tornado Alley take audiences on a thrilling quest to experience a tornado’s destructive power at point blank range. Experience the adrenaline and the science of nature’s most dramatic phenomena!

Tycho to the Moon
2013
22

Kids love Tycho!  The dog that doesn’t just howl at the moon—he goes there!

Blast off on an amazing ride with Tycho and his young American friends, Ruby and Michael.  Learn about night and day, space travel, phases of the Moon, and features of the lunar surface.

Take a close-up look at the Sun, see Tycho play in zero gravity, witness Earth from space, and watch meteors shoot across the night sky.

Fulldome show Tycho to the Moon is available in both a Northern and Southern hemisphere version.

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun
2011
34, 24

Undiscovered Worlds explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist?

Travel to distant stars and fly up close to exotic planets.  Experience the science shifting our perspective on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Vertiges
2014
20

What is time, really?  Vertiges provides a fantastic playground for a skillful exploration of the philosophical, scientific, and artistic aspects of time.  Using fascinating images and a narrative featuring some surprising performances, Vertiges takes us on a disconcerting voyage.  Audiences explore the relativity of time, the absence of time, and time as a sensory sound phenomenon.  And suddenly, our traditional understanding of time comes undone.

Voyager: The Never-Ending Journey
2018
27

The movie tells a thrilling story of the most remarkable space mission in human history.  In 1977 two space probes were launched to explore the farthest planets of the Solar system: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune along with their moons.  These spacecraft greatly enriched our knowledge of the distant worlds.

Now after four decades they explore the interstellar space.  Like two bottles launched into the cosmic ocean, both probes carry an interstellar message – the Golden Record, intended for any alien civilization.

Wayfinders: Waves, Winds, and Stars
2013
55, 24

This live-action fulldome program puts you on the deck of the voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa as you explore traditional Polynesian navigation.  Learn how to read the stars and interpret the winds and waves to navigate without modern instruments.  The film tells the story of the Polynesian Voyaging Society and the recovery of the nearly lost art and science of traditional, non-instrument navigation in Hawaii.

The film stands on its own as a 25-minute show but can be extended to an hour by integrating live, instructor-led elements to immerse the audience in an interactive learning experience.  The first two live segments build to the third: a virtual trip from Hawaii to Tahiti and back with the audience determining when they have returned to Hawaii.

World 2 War
2016
44, 29

The story of World War 2 is coming to the dome!

World 2 War is an action packed fulldome documentary that combines cinematic battle scenes with informative overviews of the battlefield and historic reference from photos and videos.  World 2 War will put you right in the middle of World War 2’s biggest battles!

Worlds Beyond Earth
2020
25

Narrated by Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o, Worlds Beyond Earth tells the story of the surprisingly dynamic worlds that orbit our Sun.

Based on authentic scientific data from groundbreaking space missions, Worlds Beyond Earth takes viewers on an exhilarating adventure through our cosmic neighborhood.  Immersive visualizations showcase the solar system with unprecedented accuracy, including a landing on the cratered surface of our own Moon, a dramatic flight through the swirling rings of Saturn, and soaring encounters with distant worlds of active volcanoes and buried oceans.

Featuring breathtaking visuals and cutting-edge science, Worlds Beyond Earth is a dazzling celebration of the Age of Exploration and the unique conditions that make life on Earth possible.

Worlds Beyond Earth was created by the American Museum of Natural History, the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space, and the Hayden Planetarium.

Yellowstone
1994
32

Yellowstone showcases the spectacular beauty, dramatic geothermal activity, and wildlife unique to this region.  From the quintessential sunrise over the Grand Tetons, a river-running trip with the Hunt Party, to the brink of the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and even down inside Old Faithful, this film captures moments and experiences that one does not encounter on a cursory visit to the park.

Zion Canyon: Treasure of the Gods
1996
37

Zion Canyon: Treasure of the Gods makes it possible for viewers to explore the hidden recesses and dizzying heights of the canyon in breathtaking detail.  The immense panoramas filling the screen make viewers part of the journey to discover the real Zion Canyon and its treasures, as well as the treasures of other beautiful canyons of the Southwest.

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