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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Animated/Adventure. After a thief (voice of Jonathon Winters) steals a trio of golden balls that protect the city of Baghdad, a cobbler (voice of Matthew Broderick) and a princess (Jennifer Beals) must ask a witch (voice of Toni Collette) for help.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, some in a slapstick context – no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of peril to main characters – no blood, little detail

Thematic elements

  • Power and control
  • Unlikely heroes
  • Cause and effect

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some violence

Classification date

November 14, 2019