Moonlight

(2016)

Overview

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

  1. Barry Jenkins

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Tarell McCraney

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Trevante Rhodes

    Trevante Rhodes

    Chiron Harris "Black"

  2. André Holland

    André Holland

    Kevin Jones

  3. Naomie Harris

    Naomie Harris

    Paula

  4. Mahershala Ali

    Mahershala Ali

    Juan

  5. Janelle Monáe

    Janelle Monáe

    Teresa

Full Cast & Crew

Moonlight
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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 2, 2016
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • October 2, 2016
    Premiere

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  • October 10, 2016
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • October 21, 2016
    R
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • November 18, 2016
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • February 28, 2017
    R
    Physical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue $65,046,687.00

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