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:

For questions about the guidance resources, email bizconnect@gov.ab.ca.

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

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)

Synopsis

Adventure/Comedy. Based on the Sega videogame. After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog (voice of Ben Schwartz), a small-town police officer (James Marsden) must help it defeat an evil genius (Jim Carrey) who wants to do experiments on it.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, gun, and weapons violence in a science fiction context - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Friendship
  • Teamwork
  • Longing and belonging

Classification rationale

Rated PG for genre violence

Classification date

January 27, 2020