Tickets & Membership


  • General Admission: $11
  • Student/Child, Military (w/valid ID), & Senior (65+): $8
  • Grand Illusion Member: $6

We accept cash & credit/debit at the box office and sell advance tickets for all screenings on our website.

  • All sales are final.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to showtime. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime.
  • At 5 minutes prior to showtime, we reserve the right to release your ticket in a sell out situation.
  • Our shows start promptly and have minimal trailers and zero ads.
  • Masks are only required for weekend screenings before 6pm.

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Buy a Gift Certificate
A PDF will automatically be emailed for you to print or forward to the recipient. Buy a gift certificate at the corresponding membership price to give a gift membership.

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The Grand Illusion Cinema is a non-profit volunteer run theater. It is also the oldest continuously running theater in Seattle. You can help support this cinematic treasure by becoming a member or volunteering your time. If you would like to volunteer, please email us at volunteering@grandillusioncinema.org. Thank you for your support!