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Moonlight is an drama movie directed by Barry Jenkins and starring Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Naomie Harris and Mahershala Ali and Janelle Monáe. The movie was written by Barry Jenkins (screenplay by), Tarell Alvin McCraney (story by). The film has a $4 million budget with a 111-minute running time. Moonlight currently has a 7.4 IMDb rating, based on 206014 and 99 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated N/A.

release date for Moonlight

Moonlight release date

When does Moonlight come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Moonlight (2016)is October 21, 2016.


When will Moonlight be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Moonlight DVD/Blu-ray release date is Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The estimated DVD release date is February 2017. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in February 2017. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Moonlight budget

How much did Moonlight cost to make?

$4,000,000 budget

The movie cost $4 million to make.

Moonlight movie poster

Moonlight rating

N/A Rated

Moonlight is rated N/A. The age rating is not available for this movie yet. As a general parental guide, parents should assume the material may be inappropriate for children under 13.


Moonlight reviews

7.4 IMDb 99 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.4 of out 10 IMDb rating and 99 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


Moonlight trailer

Moonlight plot summary

What is Moonlight about?

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.


Synopsis from IMDb A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


Moonlight cast

Who is in Moonlight?

Trevante Rhodes in Moonlight Trevante Rhodes as Chiron Harris “Black”
André Holland in Moonlight André Holland as Kevin Jones
Naomie Harris in Moonlight Naomie Harris as Paula
Mahershala Ali in Moonlight Mahershala Ali as Juan
Janelle Monáe in Moonlight Janelle Monáe as Teresa

Moonlight box Office

How much did Moonlight make?

$65,046,687 worldwide

The film has made over $65 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


Moonlight details

Theatrical Release Date: October 21, 2016
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: February 28, 2017
Film Budget: $4 million
Box Office: $65 million
Length: 111 minutes
Genre: Drama
Language: English

Moonlight facts


How long is Moonlight?

The movie is 111 minutes long (1 hour and 51 minutes).

What year did Moonlight come out?

The movie is out on October 21, 2016. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Trevante Rhodes plays as Chiron Harris “Black”.


Who is the director of Moonlight?

Barry Jenkins directed the movie.


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