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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.

14A(14A) Frightening Scenes, Violence


Dir: Clive Barker. Based on the novel 'Cabal' by Clive Barker. Fantasy/Horror. After being accused of being a serial killer, a young man (Craig Sheffer) escapes to a mythic place where friendly monsters live.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, gun, and weapons violence - some blood and gory detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of nightmarish imagery, monsters, beheading, and transformations - detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Acceptance and belonging
  • Uncovering the truth
  • The families we make

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frightening scenes and violence

Classification date

May 26, 2021