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.

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Nudity, Not Recommended For Young Children


Dir: MiloŇ° Forman. Based on the stage play by Peter Shaffer. Court composer Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) recounts his contemptuous and jealous relationship with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Brief portrayal of injury in a self-harm context - some blood, little detail; infrequent portrayals of illness - little detail
  • Infrequent breast, buttock, and male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use, some in an addiction context

Thematic elements

  • Life of the artist
  • Envy
  • Talent versus genius

Classification rationale

Rated PG for nudity, substance use, and mild coarse language

Classification date

November 19, 2020