|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Michael Arata, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Regina King, Curtis Armstrong|
|Studio:||UNIVERSAL PICTURES UK VIDEO RENTAL|
|Collections:||Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
|Run time:||2 hours 26 minutes|
|Rental release:||06 Jun 2005|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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A must see film, absolutely brilliant.By Jim from Bromsgrove UK , 24 Jan 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]There will be no justice if Jamie Foxx is not awarded an OSCAR for his brilliant portrayal of the late Ray Charles Robinson! He has every mannerism down to a fine art, the walk, the movement of the head, the smile...uncanny, he must have spent months researching the role.
Having loved his music over the years I am ashamed to say that I never knew the facts about Ray's fight against racism or his fight with heroin or indeed his lifelong friendship with Quincy Jones.
This film shows Ray Charles's life, demons and all, as it turned out he was a very shrewd businessman who gave millions to charity. Some other good strong performances by the support actors and singers.
For watchers of 'The West Wing' watch out for Richard Schiff (Toby) in his role as the partner in Atlantic Records - minus the beard.
A soon as this film is released on DVD get it, you will not be disappointed. I cannot wait to see the DVD extra's and deleted scenes.
Enjoy the music and the film, you will not be disappointed!
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review of RayBy a customer , 06 Aug 2011Ray was a magical film, very absorbing, Jamie Foxx's performance was so full of character. I would watch it again and again.
Brilliant film!!By a customer from London , 11 Apr 2011This is a brilliant film really brill!!
Excellent FilmBy a customer from Swansea , 21 Mar 2011Excellent film, coherent story line well acted, good direction ticked all the boxes for me. But the uncut version does not really add to it.
Ray? You betBy a customer from Trowbridge , 14 Feb 2011Amazing, outstanding and gripping movie. Excellent soundtrack (as you would expect) and I found Jamie Foxx performance mesmerising. Regina King provides a solid turn (as usual).
RayBy christine springer from Bristol , 23 Nov 2010This film was well acted but i have to say basically, it was too long. I got bored with it.