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Ray (I) (2004)

PG-13
152 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
Writers
Taylor Hackford (story) | James L. White (story) (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 40,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 20,039,730
Gross (USA)
$ 75,331,600
Gross (World)
$ 124,731,534
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Release date
Oct 29, 2004 (United States)

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92 cast members
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Jamie Foxx
Ray Charles Ray Charles   See fewer
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Kerry Washington
Della Bea Robinson Della Bea Robinson   See fewer
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Regina King
Margie Hendricks Margie Hendricks   See fewer
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Clifton Powell
Jeff Brown Jeff Brown   See fewer
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Harry Lennix
Joe Adams Joe Adams   See fewer
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Bokeem Woodbine
Fathead Newman Fathead Newman   See fewer
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Aunjanue Ellis
Mary Ann Fisher Mary Ann Fisher   See fewer
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Sharon Warren
Aretha Robinson Aretha Robinson   See fewer
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C.J. Sanders
Young Ray Robinson Young Ray Robinson   See fewer
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Curtis Armstrong
Ahmet Ertegun Ahmet Ertegun   See fewer
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Richard Schiff
Jerry Wexler Jerry Wexler   See fewer
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Larenz Tate
Quincy Jones Quincy Jones   See fewer
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Terrence Howard
Gossie McGee (as Terrence Dashon Howard) Gossie McGee (as Terrence Dashon Howard)   See fewer
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David Krumholtz
Milt Shaw Milt Shaw   See fewer
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Wendell Pierce
Wilbur Brassfield Wilbur Brassfield   See fewer
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Chris Thomas King
Lowell Fulson Lowell Fulson   See fewer
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Rick Gomez
Tom Dowd Tom Dowd   See fewer
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Denise Dowse
Marlene Marlene   See fewer
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Warwick Davis
Oberon Oberon   See fewer
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Patrick Bauchau
Dr. Hacker Dr. Hacker   See fewer
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Robert Wisdom
Jack Lauderdale Jack Lauderdale   See fewer
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Kurt Fuller
Sam Clark Sam Clark   See fewer
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Himself Himself   See fewer
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Kimberly J. Ardison
Ethel McRae (as Kimberly Ardison) Ethel McRae (as Kimberly Ardison)   See fewer
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Renee Wilson
Pat Lyle Pat Lyle   See fewer
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Willie Metcalf
Mr. Pitt Mr. Pitt   See fewer
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Mike Pniewski
Bus Driver Bus Driver   See fewer
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Terrone Bell
Young George Robinson Young George Robinson   See fewer
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Gary Grubbs
Billy Ray Billy Ray   See fewer
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Bill Breaux
Cop #1 Cop #1   See fewer
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Alex Van
Cop #2 Cop #2   See fewer
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Roland Bob Harris
Jesse Stone (as Roland 'Bob' Harris) Jesse Stone (as Roland 'Bob' Harris)   See fewer
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Alan Freed Alan Freed   See fewer
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Dancin' Al (as Vernel Bagnaris) Dancin' Al (as Vernel Bagnaris)   See fewer
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Fahnlohnee R. Harris
Trudy Daniels (as Fahnlohnee Harris) Trudy Daniels (as Fahnlohnee Harris)   See fewer
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Eric O'Neal Jr.
Ray Charles Jr. - 5-6 Yrs. Ray Charles Jr. - 5-6 Yrs.   See fewer
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Tequan Richmond
Ray Charles Jr. - 9-10 Yrs. Ray Charles Jr. - 9-10 Yrs.   See fewer
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Matthew Benjamin
Musician in Billy Ray's Musician in Billy Ray's   See fewer
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John Swasey
Customs Agent #1 Customs Agent #1   See fewer
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Mercedes Mercedes   See fewer
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Lady in Rain Lady in Rain   See fewer
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Ray's Band - 1st Trumpet Ray's Band - 1st Trumpet   See fewer
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Ray's Band - 2nd Trumpet Ray's Band - 2nd Trumpet   See fewer
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Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Studio Engineer (uncredited) Studio Engineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Charles
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul (uncredited) Paul (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sound Booth Tech (uncredited) Sound Booth Tech (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 124,309 votes