- Status: Completed
- Score: 7.7/10
- Director: Taylor Hackford
- Country: English
- Year: 2004
- Duration: 152 min
- Genres: 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.
The story of Ray Charles (played by Jamie Foxx), music legend. Told in his adult life with flashbacks to his youth we see his humble origins in Florida, his turbulent childhood, which included losing his brother and then his sight, his rise as pianist in a touring band, him writing his own songs and running his own band, and then stardom. Also includes his addiction to drugs and its affect on his working life and family life.
Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Harry Lennix, Aunjanue Ellis, C.J. Sanders, Richard Schiff, Terrence Howard, Wendell Pierce, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell, Bokeem Woodbine, Sharon Warren, Curtis Armstrong, Larenz Tate, David Krumholtz,