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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Drama/Comedy. An aging fast food worker (Richard Jenkins) trains his young replacement (Shane Paul McGhie).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - little blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco, cannabis, and illegal substance use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Responsibility
  • Regret
  • Aging

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language, substance use, and violence

Classification date

September 16, 2020