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 general information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.



Comedy. Based on the book by Robert Kimmel Smith. When his grandfather (Robert De Niro) moves into his house, a teenager (Oakes Fegley) declares war on him in an effort to reclaim his bedroom.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of mild profanity and cursing
  • Infrequent weapons violence in a slapstick context - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The importance of family
  • Sacrifice
  • The futility of war

Classification rationale

Rated G for material that is unlikely to disturb most viewers

Classification date

September 22, 2020