Class Action Park is the documentary that New Jersey’s infamous, deadly, and long-since-closed water park deserves.
The bulk of the 90-minute journey focuses on the attractions themselves, an unruly collection of poorly designed and questionably tested creations that, over the years, claimed a handful of lives and caused exponentially more injuries. With minutes devoted to examining each one, you come away with an understanding of the park without ever having visited.
The deep-dive is ushered along by a lineup of Gen Xers who speak with a mix of unrestrained horror and glee about the nightmares they witnessed visiting the park as kids. We also hear from former Action Park employees, who offer much more straight-faced accounts their time at the park – though you get the feeling that they’re all cackling between takes. …
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