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COVID-19 response: Movie theatres must close

Effective December 13, 2020 some businesses are required to close, reduce capacity or limit their in-person access. This includes movie theatres. These mandatory restrictions apply provincewide and will remain in place until further notice.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, were first allowed to reopen in June.

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

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Dir: Dominic Cooke. Drama. A spy (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his Russian ally (Merab Ninidze) work together to end the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapon, and gun violence - little detail, no blood
  • Brief portrayal of a medical procedure - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes - no nudity or detail
  • Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Loyalty and betrayal
  • Work/life balance
  • U.S./U.S.S.R. relations

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter and violence

Classification date

February 12, 2021