Moonlight is a 2016 American drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The film stars Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris and Mahershala Ali. Filmed in Miami, Florida, beginning in 2015, Moonlight premiered at the Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2016. Distributed by A24, the film was released in the United States on October 21, 2016 and has grossed $15 million worldwide. Moonlight received universal acclaim upon its release and was regarded as one of the best films of 2016, with critics praising the acting, direction, screenplay, cinematography, subject matter and score. At the 74th Golden Globe Awards, the film won Best Motion Picture – Drama, and was nominated in five other categories.

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Moonlight  (2016)

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Drama · 1h 51m · 11/18/2016

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Description

Moonlight is a 2016 American drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The film stars Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris and Mahershala Ali. Filmed in Miami, Florida, beginning in 2015, Moonlight premiered at the Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2016. Distributed by A24, the film was released in the United States on October 21, 2016 and has grossed $15 million worldwide. Moonlight received universal acclaim upon its release and was regarded as one of the best films of 2016, with critics praising the acting, direction, screenplay, cinematography, subject matter and score. At the 74th Golden Globe Awards, the film won Best Motion Picture – Drama, and was nominated in five other categories.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

A24, PASTEL, Plan B Entertainment

Budget

$1,500,000

Revenue

$65,339,156
Part Of
Cast
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Mahershala Ali

Juan
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Keomi Givens

Portable Boy 2
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Naomie Harris

Paula
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Kamal Ani-Bellow

Portable Boy 1
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Herman 'Caheei McGloun

Longshoreman
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Jaden Piner

Kevin (9)
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Janelle Monáe

Teresa
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Jesus Mitchell

Old School Guard
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Tanisha Cidel

Principal Williams
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Stephon Bron

Travis
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André Holland

Kevin
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Don Seward

Tip
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Eddie Blanchard

Portable Boy 3
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Shariff Earp

Terrence
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Duan Sanderson

Azu (as Duan 'Sandy' Sanderson)
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Alex R. Hibbert

Little (as Alex Hibbert)
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Larry Anderson

Antwon
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Trevante Rhodes

Chiron
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Edson Jean

Mr. Pierce
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Patrick Decile

Terrel
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Rudi Goblen

Gee
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Ashton Sanders

Chiron
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Herveline Moncion

Samantha
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Jharrel Jerome

Kevin (16)
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Fransley Hyppolite

Pizzo
Crew
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John Mantague

Producer
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Nat Sanders

Editor
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Joi McMillon

Editor
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Nicholas Britell

Music
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Elayne Schneiderman Schmidt

Producer
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Veronica Nickel

Producer
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Andrew Hevia

Producer
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Barry Jenkins

Director
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Barry Jenkins

Writer
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Tarell Alvin McCraney

Writer
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Adele Romanski

Producer
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Dede Gardner

Producer
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Jeremy Kleiner

Producer
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Brad Pitt

Producer
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Sarah Esberg

Producer
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Tarell Alvin McCraney

Producer
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James Laxton

Cinematograpy
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Disc Releases
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Moonlight

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

2/28/2017

$14.90 -$5.09 (25%)

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Moonlight

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (HD, Low))

12/12/2017

$19.99 -$3.00 (13%)

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Moonlight

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/28/2017

$11.39 -$3.59 (24%)

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Moonlight

(Blu-ray)

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Moonlight

(DVD)

2/28/2017

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Moonlight

(DVD)

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