Awards and Nominations
Moonlight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
- 1 Boris GardinerEvery N****r Is a Star 3:19
- 2 Nicholas BritellLittle's Theme 0:59
- 3 Nicholas BritellRide Home 0:47
- 4 Nicholas BritellVesperae Solennes de Confessore - Laudate Dominum, K. 339 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) 1:42
- 5 Nicholas BritellThe Middle of the World 2:02
- 6 Nicholas BritellThe Spot 1:24
- 7 Nicholas BritellInterlude 0:25
- 8 Nicholas BritellChiron's Theme 0:57
- 9 Nicholas BritellMetrorail Closing 1:43
- 10 Nicholas BritellChiron's Theme Chopped & Screwed (Knock Down Stay Down) 2:09
- 11 Nicholas BritellYou Don't Even Know 2:21
- 12 Nicholas BritellDon't Look at Me 0:36
- 13 Goodie MobCell Therapy 4:38
- 14 Nicholas BritellAtlanta Ain't but so Big 0:56
- 15 Nicholas BritellSweet Dreams 0:58
- 16 Nicholas BritellChef's Special 1:11
- 17 Barbara LewisHello Stranger 2:44
- 18 Nicholas BritellBlack's Theme 0:56
- 19 Nicholas BritellWho Is You? 0:54
- 20 Nicholas BritellEnd Credits Suite 5:14
- 21 Nicholas BritellBonus Track: The Culmination 1:56
|Runtime||1 hr 50 min|
|Budget||$4 000 000|
|Premiere: World||$65 172 611 January 19, 2017|
|USA||$27 854 932|
|Other countries||$37 317 679|
|Box Office – Budget||$61 172 611|
|Premiere: USA||$27 854 932 October 21, 2016|
|first day||$131 464|
|first weekend||$402 075|
|Digital: World||February 13, 2017|
|Parental Advisory||Profanity, Frightening & Intense Scenes, Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking, Violence & Gore, ..., Sex & Nudity|
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DescriptionA young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.
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