‘Moonlight’ isn’t just a film; it is a work of inspiration. Directed by Barry Jenkins, ‘Moonlight’ presents three stages in the life of Chiron Harris – his youth, adolescence, and early adult life. Exploring the difficulties he faces with his sexuality and identity, including the physical and emotional abuse he endures growing u, the film is an intrinsic tale of sexuality, race and humanity. Winning a gamut of awards, ‘Moonlight’ has had a huge cultural impact.
For this list, I have taken into account films which deal with similar themes and allusions. Some portray the intricacies of race and culture, while some portray the taboo subjects of sexuality. With that said, here’s the list of movies similar to Moonlight that are our recommendations. You can watch some of these movies like Moonlight on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
10. The Danish Girl (2015)
‘The Danish Girl’ is a romantic drama chronicling Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as the film navigates Lili’s ground-breaking journey as a transgender pioneer – one of the first known recipients of sex reassignment surgery. While the film is not the best piece of work in the art of filmmaking, given the inaccurate portrayal of historical events, ‘The Danish Girl’ is powered by the brilliant performances of Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander.
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