COVID-19 response: Movie theatres allowed to reopen

Stage 2 of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy began on June 12, 2020. Movie theatres are permitted to reopen if they have physical distancing requirements and other public health guidelines in place.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, are encouraged to review these relaunch guidance documents developed by Alberta Health:

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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children


Action/Adventure. Based on the Marvel comic by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. While on a school trip in Europe, Spider-Man (Tom Holland) teams up with a new hero (Jake Gyllenhaal) to fight a new threat attacking Earth.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, in an action context – little blood, some frightening detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of nightmarish imagery and frightening monsters – some detail

Thematic elements

  • Appearances versus reality
  • Power and responsibility
  • Honesty and courage

Classification rationale

Rated PG for genre violence and some frightening scenes

Classification date

August 27, 2019