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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.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2016-10-21

Runtime 111 minutes

Budget $4m

Revenue $65m


TMDB 7.4


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "I really like the representation in this movie!"

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moses_primm shared a tip "Story feels so personal and real. Great performances. Wasn't crazy about the ******* scene. But hey, still 10/10"

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donna_thiessen shared a tip "Incredible vulnerability."

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dorian_adams shared a tip "The film that changed the way I look at films forever."

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shantalle shared a tip "Beautifully crafted movie <3"

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majo_garza shared a tip "This movie touches so many vulnerable corners of the human experience towards love and acceptance. It’s simply beautiful."

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aidan shared a tip "Beautiful (doesn't pass the Bechdel-Wallace test)"

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stephan_ shared a tip "Prince 1"

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jax89 shared a tip "Bad form Barry this is pseudo poetic garbage"

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alexiadusette shared a tip "absolute favorite. but also absolutely heartbreaking."

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zekelet shared a tip "Looove this movie!!"

summer_langell shared a tip "SUCH a good movie. Very well done."

dj_fernandez shared a tip "Finally a movie depicting the lives of being gay and a poc, it’s vastly different than our majority counterparts"

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StephSteph shared a tip "A powerful film worth watching."

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budget_studios shared a tip "Didn’t get the story and was pretty boring"

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william_crawford shared a tip "Saw this movie. Execllent cast"

mai_clarke shared a tip "amazing movie"

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filmluvr shared a tip "moonlight has black queer representation and amazing cinematography. definitely a good watch!"

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katdes shared a tip "It’s beautiful and heartbreaking and important. I saw it on a plane and cried like a baby, haha."

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keisha_c shared a tip "Good storyline"

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juan_mccune shared a tip "This was good"

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mayacita shared a tip "beautiful movie"

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tino_red shared a tip "Amazing concept and acting."

compassion_riley shared a tip "My eyes are teary from watching something so bittersweet."

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gamerbladeplays shared a tip "It was great, inspiring, and a beautiful story"

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rebecca_padgett shared a tip "I really liked it...slow af...but I think the slow pace was poignant and neccessary. I liked it a lot."

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Potatoes shared a tip "A lot of symbolism in this movie"

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payton_jett_8011 shared a tip "Heavy and beautiful."

matt_rizzo_7734 shared a tip "One of the best coming of age films. I just wish it had more of Mahershala Ali because he’s incredible in this (9.25/10)"

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henry_andersen shared a tip "Great"

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debo9804 shared a tip "This was a great performance by janelle"

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galaxydreamer shared a tip "It shows you the hardships of dealing with your sexuality not only as a man but a black man in the hood."

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elizamowe shared a tip "ITS GOOD"

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george_moran shared a tip "This is my ultimate favorite movie it's a must watch."

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theodore_ownby shared a tip "Super interesting themes of sexuality and culture that aren't forced upon you and truly feel integrated to the story"

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joelle_hogan shared a tip "Beautiful and Powerful Film"

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mirren_bodanis shared a tip "A visual poem with as much style as substance"

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cathy_stoddert shared a tip "A work of art, truly. You must watch!"

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am_6466 shared a tip "my favorite of all timeeee! wish there was more to it"

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claire_alpern_meidr shared a tip "Beautiful"

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anya_isabel shared a tip "One of my 10 ten movies ever made"

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bianca_rodrigues_9307 shared a tip "yes its so beautiful bring some tissues!"

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jaskeerat_cheema shared a tip "i felt so many emotions. beautifully done"

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layla_daoud shared a tip "absolutely gorgeous!!!!!"

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wesley_stevens shared a tip "Exquisite beauty."

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julie_thorpe shared a tip "Stunning film. Sad and beautiful."

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ashlee_day shared a tip "A masterpiece, keep tissues nearby"

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adia_hite_8774 shared a tip "An amazing, touching movie. Really opens your eyes."

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jean_geisert shared a tip "This film presents an unusual viewpoint. A very moving movie."

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chelsea_liddell shared a tip "I thought it was a great film woth some really fantastic acting. Definitely worth a watch."

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sophia_searles shared a tip "A beautiful film on a perspective ive never seen portraid before"

grace_kamena shared a tip "Jawn was good ong thats all i gotta say"

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dazani_szewcik shared a tip "Thos os just a masterpiece hand's down"

sallie_holland shared a tip "Very sad but well done"

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tenisha_long shared a tip "His early life is such a tearjerker, interesting to watch film develop."

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kelly_gillard shared a tip "Very touching storyline"

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sam_degenhardt shared a tip "It was a incredible story and showed true human emotion."

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ron_gallagher shared a tip "Gorgeous and heartbreaking, so yeah"

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tacoboutmaya shared a tip "Beautiful film ❤️"

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Afro... shared a tip "I have too many, so I’ll name a couple... “A Soldier’s Story”, “Juice”, and “Waiting to Exhale”."

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Afro... shared a tip "I have too many to name, so I’ll just list a couple...”Juice”, “Waiting to Exhale”, and “A Soldier’s Story”."

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jennifer_baxter shared a tip "Sad but great film."

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bedside_table shared a tip "My favorite movie is a ghost story or brief encounter !"

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jadanagberi shared a tip "yeah this is my favorite movie sooooo. this movie is so beautiful i don’t even have words to describe it."

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pnina_haas shared a tip "It was just take your breath away"

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domonique_fiddemon shared a tip "My favorite part is the the end when Chiron and Kevin reunite"

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caitlin_sommer shared a tip "A critical emotional look at queerness intersecting race."

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anonymously_fran shared a tip "It's a tearjerker for sure. It goes deep into his life and struggles. It's very relatable and real. You should watch it."

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luka_flowers shared a tip "Banger"

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erin_rice_5003 shared a tip "Amazing all around 10/10"

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emily_rivire shared a tip "I saw it in high school and I was like omg I love it so much xd"

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tesss shared a tip "solid movie"

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afina_smith shared a tip "This movie was soooo emotional and a great watch."

hailey_7946 shared a tip "Absolutely amazing. I have rewatched this multiple times. What a beautiful film."

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diana_ledezma shared a tip "It’s so good!"

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monique_diehl shared a tip "10/10"

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rachelmpate shared a tip "Gut wrenching but powerful"

joy_robinson_7193 shared a tip "TW for police brutality, sexual content, ✨emotions✨"

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