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Age ratings

Guidelines

The age ratings for our films are set by the Swiss Film Commission for the protection of young people. You can view a detailed explanation of the age ratings here.

Minimum ages for screenings

Children less than two years younger than the minimum age specified for a screening may attend if they are accompanied by an adult. 

Minimum age and accompanying adults

Visitors at our film screenings must be at least 4 years old. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. 

18/18 rating

Under-18s may not attend films rated 18/18, even if they are accompanied by an adult.

Getting here

Allianz Cinema is located right at the beautiful lake of Zurich. Unfortunately there isn’t a lot of parking space available around Zurichhorn. It’s best to walk or cycle here. It’s also easy to get here by public transport. You can find all your travel information here.

Babies and children

Please check our ((age ratings)). We’re happy to make an exception for babies, but we ask our visitors to be responsible – please ensure that your little one does not disrupt the screening.

Accessible cinema

Wheelchair accessibility

Great cinema is accessible to all. Allianz Cinema has a disabled toilet and wheelchair spaces. Book tickets for your preferred film night in advance and then send an email to care@cinerent.com detailing the film, location and date you’ve booked tickets for, as well as the number of accompanying persons and (if necessary) required wheelchair spaces.

Audio description & subtitles

The programme includes a list of films with audio descriptions and/or subtitles that can be accessed via the GRETA app.

Food & Drinks

Reservations

Seats in the catering area cannot be reserved. 

VIP Ticket Upgrade
For an additional charge of CHF 88, we offer a three-course meal in the guest marquee, including drinks. And after the feast, you can enjoy the evening film in seats reserved for you.

Picnics & food from home

Film-goers may not picnic or bring their own food or drinks. Our catering partners thank you for your understanding and hope you enjoy our truly cinematic experience for your taste buds. 

Vegan & vegetarian options

There are tasty culinary treats in store for everyone – including vegans and vegetarians, who have plenty of great options. 

Popcorn

You won’t find popcorn here. Why? Because our cinema is outdoors and popcorn scattered on the ground attracts birds and other non-paying creatures. But why not try our popcorn-flavoured ice cream? It’s ideal for cosy film nights.

Menu

Click ((here)) to see an overview of our catering options. The full menu is available at both pick-up stations.

Lost property & contact

Lost items

Lost something? Please report your lost item to us as soon as possible using this form.

Questions & concerns

Any questions or concerns? Please use our contact form or get in touch with us via Facebook.

Canine companions?

In principle, dogs are welcomed at cinema premises. However, we ask visitors to be responsible. Please ensure your furry friend does not disrupt the screening.

Ladies Night – just for ladies?

Of course men are welcome at our Ladies Night too! We and our women film-goers would be delighted to see any male guests at annabelle Ladies Night. 

Location

A cinema right by the lake, far from the hustle and bustle of city life and with a view of the wonderful natural surrounds.

Newsletter (German only!)

Always up to date

You can find information, news and articles about the open-air cinema in our newsletter, on our social media channels and on our website. This is also where changes to the programme are posted in real time. 

Subscribe & enjoy the benefits

Drink voucher, free tickets, goodies! Get a drink voucher for Allianz Cinema 2019 when you subscribe to our newsletter. If you’re lucky, you could also win cinema tickets and fantastic goodies all year round. Unfortunately our newsletter is only available in German.

Opening times

Doors

Our box office, guest zone and catering area open at 7 pm each day.

Screening times

Films start after sunset. Please check the programme for exact screening times.

Reserving seats

Seats

If you have a valid ticket, you are guaranteed a seat. However, the seats aren’t numbered, so it is worth arriving early.

Seats reservations

Allianz provides reserved signs at the entrance so you can save your favourite seat once doors open at 7 pm.

Allianz Cinema Supporter

Als Allianz Cinema Supporter kommen Sie jeden Abend in Genuss eines reservierten Sitzplatzes. Mehr über das Supporter Programm erfahren Sie hier.

Languages

Original and unadulterated

We show all of our films in the original language, with German and – if available – French subtitles. We make an exception for our young film-goers on Allianz Family Night. Detailed information is available in the film programme.

Languages and film details

Specific information about languages and subtitles is available on the detailed page provided for each film.

Ticket prices

Prices

Tickets cost CHF 24. This price applies to all screenings. 

Allianz Family Night

Freier Eintritt zur Allianz Family Night für Kinder bis 14 Jahre (solange der Ticketvorrat reicht).

Buying tickets

Advance booking

Tickets are available at allianzcinema.ch, via Starticket and as from the 9th of July from the ticket booth on Bellevueplatz (please note that for sold out shows, there will not be any additional tickets at the ticket booth on Bellevueplatz). Advance sales begin on 28 June at 12:30 pm. 

Box office - not sold out

Tickets are available to buy at the box office from 7 pm. But it’s better to be safe than sorry, so we recommend booking in advance!

Box office - sold out

If you’re very lucky, there will be a limited number of tickets available to buy at the box office from 7 pm. 

Exchanging tickets

Exchanges & returns
Unfortunately, you cannot exchange or return purchased tickets. The good news is, if you’re lucky, you’ll find a new buyer for your tickets on our Facebook-Page.

Environmentally friendly cinema

Deposit

Allianz Cinema cares about the environment. That’s why we only serve our food and drinks in reusable dishes and glasses, with a deposit fee of CHF 2 per item. This fee is refunded when the items are returned.

Local produce

Almost all of our menu items are made using local, sustainably-sourced produce. 

Carbon-neutral thanks to myclimate

Thanks to its partnership with myclimate and CO2 compensation, Allianz is now 100% carbon-neutral. 

Discounts & vouchers

Students and apprentices

Students and apprentices get a CHF 3 discount on all screenings. Please present the relevant identity card at the at the main entrance.

Arthouse & Kosmos cinema cards

Arthouse or Kosmos cinema card holders get a CHF 3 discount on all screenings. Please present the relevant card at the main entrance.

CARTE BLANCHE

CARTE BLANCHE card holders get a CHF 5 discount on all screenings. There is a limit of 100 discounted tickets per film.

ProCinema vouchers

ProCinema vouchers are valid here and can be redeemed at the box office. However, they do not entitle the holder to attend sold-out screenings.

Weather

Weather-proof

We screen our films in all weather. If we have to cancel a film night before it starts, we’ll announce the cancellation well in advance on the website and our social media channels. If a screening is cancelled, the ticket price is refunded. 

Free rain ponchos 

In the event of rain we have free rain ponchos for our guests.

Sheltered seats 

Our cinema area is out in the open. But there are more than 400 sheltered seats in the catering area, so you can keep your food dry.

Payment methods

Cash-free

In the catering area and at the box office, we accept Maestro, TWINT, VISA, Mastercard and V Pay. If you’d like to order and pay more quickly, please use our cashless-only tills.

Cash machine

Stay liquid on the lake! With mobile cash machines provided by the Zürcher Kantonalbank, you can withdraw cash easily on site. 

Supporter card

Allianz Cinema Supporters can use Supporter cards to pay without cash and get a 10% discount on all drinks.

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