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The Grand Cinema

606 S Fawcett, Tacoma, WA 98402
253-593-4474
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Ranked #4 of 37 Attractions in Tacoma
Type: Movie Theaters
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
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Federal Way, Washington, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

This theater shows the movies you won't see at the plexes or the malls. Kinda' funky and quirky. Parking is a bit of a challenge.

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Federal Way, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The Grant Cinema is a unique facility run entirely by volunteers. They show unique independent films that seldom show up at the multiscreen theaters. The volunteer staff is friendly efficient and clearly loves the movies. The theaters are small and well maintained. Prices are reasonable, and it is a great place to go see a unique independent movie.

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Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a non profit theater with four screens. The theaters are small and comfortable. The movies tend to be things you might not get to see in the main stream theaters with some foreign films. Many "sleeper" movies started here and then exploded into the big theaters. They also support activities such as new film makers festival each year.... More

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University Place, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

small, runs movies you might not see in the big cinemas. small seating areas feels intimate. not too pricey.

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Lacey, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Do you love foreign films? Independent films?? Films that make you pause? Films that make you think? The Grand is the place to go! You won't find the Hollywood mega million movies here--thank goodness. The popcorn is the best-- real butter with no extra charge and cooked in canola oil. It is run by (mostly) volunteers and you can tell... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great films and not too big. Bakery right next door. Easy parking even though it's downtown. If you want a huge theatre with a thunderous sound system, this is not for you. But if you want a nice size group experience, watching indepedent cinema, get down there!

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's a small Cinema with great popcorn, unique movies and friendly people. You would call it Old fashion but worth going to. The have programs for children also.

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Tacoma, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My family and I viewed the award winning movie "The King's Speech" in this theater prior to its wider release a few months later. The theater is popular, and if you don't get there early enough, you may be disappointed and turned away. Lots of folks love this place and have joined by buying an annual pass, which also gives... More

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A great place to see the films that might not make it to the Multiplex. Clean, comfortable, friendly.

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Milton, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

not the modern megalplex no stadium seating but very cool and supports a local charity. we love the Grand

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