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Ray (2004)

Drama
153 min.
Release Date
October 29, 2004
DVD Release Date
February 1, 2005 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
153 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for depiction of drug addiction, sexuality and some thematic elements

"Ray" is the never-before-told, musical biographical drama of American legend Ray Charles. Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and... Full synopsis »

MOVIE REVIEW

Taylor Hackford should be commended in a big way. No, not for the movie, but for giving a chance to Jamie Foxx to break out in a big way. Ray, based on the early career of Ray Charles Robinson, is a good but not great biopic, but Foxx delivers a career-changing performance. Full movie review »
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