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)


Drama/Comedy. A salesclerk (Emilia Clarke) in a Christmas shop meets a handsome man (Henry Golding) who encourages her to change her perspective on life.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and mild sexual references
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Family bonds
  • Self-awareness, acceptance, and maturity
  • Selfishness versus charitableness

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and alcohol

Classification date

October 28, 2019