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The Grand Cinema

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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The Grand, an independent movie theater in Tacoma, mostly run by volunteers has excellent movie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eugene, Oregon
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Great popcorn and no rude people

I love seeing movies here. The atmosphere is comfortable and they are always playing something I... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Tacoma, Washington
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We are the South Sound's home of independent film. Our mission is to enrich the cultural vitality of the South Sound through high quality film art. As a non-profit we are supported by our annual members, a dedicated volunteer force, small staff...more
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606 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-2321
+1 253-593-4474
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grand, an independent movie theater in Tacoma, mostly run by volunteers has excellent movie choices and great popcorn. Friendly, clean and all around good atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MorriganfromOregon
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

I love seeing movies here. The atmosphere is comfortable and they are always playing something I want to see. Saturday night they play really quirky stuff as their "Weird Elephant".

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rlisa_7
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

This is something different . None of the people I was with have ever been to an open air cinema powered by sustainable energy before . It was held tonight in the scouts camp next to theRadisson Blue hotel at golden sands . They have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cefaiangela
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice early evening at the Grand watching Ruth Bader Ginsberg. It was a fantastic film. Parking is always a challenge so plan ahead. I appreciate the upgraded theater seats. Much more comfort. Give it a go.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Surfpinky
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

A Tacoma cultural highlight. Great selection of independent films in this quaint older downtown building. Members get a discount, too!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 372whd
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Independent and forgien films. Often films that would be overlooked by other theaters.These films frequently score greater than 90% on Rotten Tomatoes. Seats are little lumpy but is the only venue to see these films

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We love the Grand for the movies they run. Would like better seating, we always get to the theater just before the show starts and are seated up against the wall after crawling over a row full of theater goers or in the front row...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank TacomaPuffin
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Sure, you can always go to a huge cineplex at the mall but the Grand Cinema offers a delightful alternative to the huge crowds. Each screen offers smaller venues and no-frills seating to enjoy non-blockbuster independent films. It operates as a non-profit with film festivals,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Joe D
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We love the Grand. Very good films, smaller sized theaters, polite crowds and an amazing bakery next door. It all adds up to date night for us!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SeahurstJuan
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The grand cinema is a charming little old theater -the type that you don't see in most places and mostly shows independent films. They have great movies and the popcorn is delicious! They have a great mission and are very supportive of the arts. I...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Kristina B
Darcy N, Public Relations Manager at The Grand Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you for giving our theater a try and for the shout out, Kristina! We're hosting Tacoma Film Camp right now and love being part of the Tacoma community.

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