From Director Lee Chang-dong and starring Steven Yeun, Jeon Jong-seo, and Yoo-Ah-in. Jong-soo runs into Hae-mi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood, and she asks him to watch her cat while she’s out of town. When she returns, she introduces him to Ben, a man she met on the trip. Ben proceeds to tell Jong-soo about his hobby.


From Director Ali Abbasi, winner of The Un Certain Regard Award at The Cannes Film Festival, a customs officer who can literally smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.


From Director Mamoru Hosoda, a young boy named Kun feels forgotten by his family when his little sister Mirai arrives. Running away from home, Kun stumbles upon a magical garden that serves as a time-traveling gateway where he encounters his mother as a little girl and has a series of adventures with his baby sister who is all grown up, opening a new perspective on his world.

Beautiful Boy

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, BEAUTIFUL BOY stars Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet in the heartbreaking and inspiring story of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Boy Erased

Based on the memoir of Garrard Conley and starring Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and writer/director Joel Edgerton. The son of a fundamentalist Baptist family is forced to take part in a gay conversion therapy program after coming out to his parents.

Free Solo

Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Starring Melissa McCarthy in the true story of Lee Israel, whose autobiography the film is based on, a best-selling celebrity biographer who turned to forge letters and personal documents in the 1990s for personal gain.

A Star is Born

Written, directed by, and starring Bradley Cooper, the classic Hollywood tale is retold with Lady Gaga as a young musician who meets an aging veteran that helps catapult her way to stardom.

Reserve Your Seats Online

No more worrying about getting good seats at the door. You can view the available selection and pick your favorite seats ahead of time. Ticketing fees are waived if you’re a member! Ask us about joining today!

Become a Member!

Discounts to movies and concessions at the Michigan and the State. Member only parties, special presale access to live events and more! Memberships start at $35!
Playing This Week


Plays Friday, December 7 at 9:30pm


Plays Saturday, December 8 at Midnight 

Tickets are only $8!

Become a Member!

Membership benefits are good at the State Theatre AND the Michigan Theater. Starting at $35, benefits include discounted film tickets, invite-only events, discounted concessions and more!

Showtimes and Tickets

Check out the film schedule this week. Movie times are updated every Tuesday afternoon and tickets go on sale to the general public every Wednesday at 12 PM.

The All-New State Theatre

The newly renovated State Theatre re-opened its doors on December 8, 2017. Read more about what’s new at the theater and how the new reserved seating and ticketing works.

New? Welcome!

Ann Arbor’s classic Art Deco cinema is the state-of-the-art spot for arthouse and independent films, Hollywood classics, cult favorites, and more.

Did You Know?

  • The State Theatre is a part of the Michigan Theater Foundation, Ann Arbor’s Nonprofit Center for Fine Film and the Performing Arts.
  • Together, the Michigan & State Theaters are proud to serve as the linchpins of downtown Ann Arbor, bringing over 300,000 guests to movies, plays, concerts, talks, meetings, parties, weddings, and other events each year.

Our History

Designed by legendary architect C. Howard Crane, the State Theatre has served as a central hub of downtown Ann Arbor’s cultural identity ever since its opening in 1942.
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233 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104