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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Comedy/Science Fiction. A young couple from New York (Sunita Mani, John Reynolds) visit a cabin in the woods and disconnect from their phones and social media, and therefore don't notice that aliens have invaded the earth.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of profanity and scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes - little detail, no nudity
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Millennial anxiety
  • Relationship and technology
  • Teamwork

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language

Classification date

September 25, 2020