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Running time
146 min.
United States United States
James L. White (Story: James L. White, Taylor Hackford)
Ray Charles, Craig Armstrong
Pawel Edelman
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Universal Pictures
Drama | Biography. Music. Jazz. Disability. 1940s. 1950s. 1960s. Drugs
Synopsis / Plot
The Life Story of Ray Charles. Soul singer Ray Charles' life transpires on-screen, from his humble beginnings in Georgia, where he went blind at the age of seven, to his pre-fame life touring the South, and on to his career as one of the most enduring, inimitable performers in modern music.
2004: 2 Oscar: Best Actor (Jamie Foxx), Sound. 6 Nominations
2004: Golden Globes: Best Actor Musical or Comedy (Jamie Foxx). 2 Nominations
2004: 2 BAFTA Awards: Best Actor (Jamie Foxx) and Sound. 4 Nominations
2004: National Board of Review: Best Actor
2004: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Jaime Foxx)
2004: Nominated for David of Donatello: Best Foreign Language Picture
2004: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Actor (Foxx) and Soundtrack. 4 Nominations
2004: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2004: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Actor (Jaime Foxx). 2 Nominations
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