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) Mature Subject Matter


Drama. An aging, married couple (Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville) face new challenges when the wife is diagnosed with breast cancer.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and profanity
  • Frequent references to and portrayals of the effects of serious illness - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual content - breast nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Relationships under pressure
  • Love

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter and nudity

Classification date

January 23, 2020