COVID-19 response: Movie theatres allowed to remain open

Effective November 27, 2020 new restrictions will limit the amount of contact between people in the community, while still allowing businesses to offer services. Movie theatres in enhanced status (purple) areas may remain open with capacity limited to 25% of the occupancy as set under the Alberta Fire Code.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, were first allowed to reopen in June. They are encouraged to review these relaunch guidance documents developed by Alberta Health:

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

14A(14A) Mature Subject Matter


Comedy/Mystery. A former childhood detective (Adam Brody) takes a case tracking down the murderer of a teenage girl's (Sophie Nélisse) boyfriend.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions; infrequent use of sexual language and references
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, some in a self-harm context – some blood and detail
  • Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal substance use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Uncovering the truth
  • Maturity and independence
  • Reconciling the past

Classification rationale

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

Classification date

October 28, 2020