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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) Violence, Coarse Language


Action/Comedy. Sequel to 'The Hitman's Bodyguard'. A world-renowned bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) is trying to take a break from his work, but the wife (Salma Hayek) of a former client (Samuel L Jackson) gets him back in the game.

Content elements

  • Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in sexual or aggressive contexts; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and developmental slurs
  • Pervasive portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in an action context - much blood and some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and prescription drug use in a recreational context - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Teamwork
  • The families we make
  • Coping with trauma

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and coarse language

Classification date

June 01, 2021