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.

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Drama/Biography. A Saskatchewan farmer (Christopher Walken) faces off against Monsanto in a long legal battle, after they claimed he violated their patent despite not planting their crop.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and scatological slang
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • The rights of farmers
  • Unlikely celebrities
  • Perspectives on genetically modified organisms

Classification rationale

Rated PG for infrequent coarse language and smoking

Classification date

September 24, 2020