Lists: Drama, Biopic, Music, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered couping gospel and country together."

Overall Ranking: 680 (Rank from 2004: # 14)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 80%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97
Rob from GuysFilmQuest82
Brandon H80
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Nick Ledgerwood70

People Involved

  • Jamie Foxx (Ray Charles)
  • Kerry Washington (Della Bae Robinson)
  • Regina King (Margie Hendricks)
  • Harry Lennix (Joe Adams)
  • Taylor Hackford (Director)