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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.

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14A(14A) Gory Brutal Violence, Coarse Language, Not Recommended For Children

Synopsis

Dir: Simon McQuoid. Action/Fantasy. Based on the videogame by Ed Boon & John Tobias. An MMA fighter (Lewis Tan) finds out that he is one of several people (Ludi Lin, Jessica McNamee, Max Huang, Mehcad Brooks, Josh Lawson) who must fight to save the earth by fighting creatures from another world.

Content elements

  • Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Pervasive portrayals of brutal weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a fantasy context - much blood, gore, and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of frightening scenes, nightmarish imagery, and transformations in a fantasy context
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Teamwork
  • Destiny
  • Inner strength

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent portrayals of brutal violence

Classification date

March 26, 2021