Moonlight parents guide


The search for self.

Release date November 18, 2016

The life of a young black man growing up in a rough Miami neighborhood is told in three parts: Childhood (played by Alex Hibbert), teenaged years (played by Ashton Sanders), and adulthood (played by Trevante Rhodes).

Why is Moonlight rated R? The MPAA rated Moonlight R for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout

Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Moonlight rated R? Moonlight is rated R by the MPAA for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Depictions of physical assault and injury.
- Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence with some blood and detail.
- Bullying.
- Grotesque images,

Sexual Content:
- Portrayals of sexual activity with no nudity and some detail.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Same gender attraction.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references and language.

Approximately 100 instances of coarse language, including;
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Infrequent use of profanity and sexual slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.
- Alcohol useĀ .
- Substance use.
- Two scenes of drug use involving marijuana.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scene.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Moonlight"

Cast and Crew

Moonlight is directed by Barry Jenkins and stars Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Moonlight movie is February 28, 2017. Here are some details…

Moonlight releases to home video on February 28, 2017.

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