Canadian Movie Ratings

Canada (excluding Quebec)

Suitable for viewers of all ages.
Parental guidance is advised. Theme or content may not be suitable for all children.
Suitable for viewing by persons 14 years of age and older. Persons under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. May contain: violence, coarse language and/or sexually suggestive scenes.
Suitable for viewing by persons 18 years of age and older. Persons under 18 may attend but must be accompanied by an adult. May contain: explicit violence, frequent coarse language, sexual activity and/or horror.
Admittance restricted to persons 18 years of age and over. Content not suitable for minors. May contain: frequent use of sexual activity, brutal/graphic violence, intense horror and/or other disturbing content.
STC Subject to Classification

Saskatchewan/British Columbia also have the following rating

Admittance to films classified as Adult is restricted to people 18 years and older. The content is not suitable for minors — contains predominantly sexually explicit activity.

Maritimes (Nova Scotia/PEI/New Brunswick)

Has an XXX rating: Restricted to those 18 years of age or older. These films contain: sexually explicit scenes; graphically or excessively violent scenes.

Quebec

General – suitable for all ages
Under age 13 requires adult accompaniment
No admittance to anyone under 16
No admittance to anyone under 18

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