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) 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