Top 2 Moonlight Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Moonlight facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Moonlight film message.

Adult Chiron sits in the diner facing the front door, calling back to when Mahershala Ali's character, Juan, tells him as a young boy "You can't sit with your back to the door...How you gon' know if someone creeping' up on you?" Both led similar adult lives in the movie.
Adult Chiron sits in the diner facing the front door, calling back to when Mahershala Ali's character, Juan, tells him as a young boy "You can't sit with your back to the door...How you gon' know if someone creeping' up on you?" Both led similar adult lives in the movie.

Moonlight Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - 2016, Chiron's license plate is BLACK305. Black was the nickname Kev gave him earlier in the movie.
    2016, Chiron's license plate is BLACK305. Black was the nickname Kev gave him earlier in the movie.
Moonlight poster
Moonlight poster

Moonlight Plot

A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Moonlight. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama
Director Barry Jenkins
Stars Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert
IMDB score 7.4