COVID-19 response: Movie theatres must close

Effective December 13, 2020 some businesses will be required to close, reduce capacity or limit their in-person access. This includes movie theatres. These mandatory restrictions apply province-wide and will be in place at least until January 21, 2021.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, were first allowed to reopen in June. They are encouraged to review these relaunch guidance documents developed by Alberta Health:

For general information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language


Biography/Drama. In 1966, an independent car designer (Matt Damon) and a race car driver (Christian Bale) are hired by the Ford motor company to build a car to try and beat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of cursing; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - little blood or detail; infrequent portrayals of accident and injury in a motorsports context - little blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Teamwork and individuality
  • Dedication to a purpose
  • Innovation and sport

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language

Classification date

October 24, 2019