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Ray No one younger than 15 may see a 15 film in a cinema.

BBFC


2005
Ray 15 age rating
152 minutes (2 hours 32 minutes)
UK release date 21st January 2005
US release date 29th October 2004
Ray

Directed by

Taylor Hackford

Starring

Actor
Character
Ray Charles
Kerry Washington
Della Bea Robinson
Regina King
Margie Hendricks
Clifton Powell
Jeff Brown
Harry Lennix
Joe Adams
Bokeem Woodbine
Fathead Newman
Aunjanue Ellis
Mary Ann Fisher
Sharon Warren
Aretha Robinson
C.J. Sanders
Young Ray Robinson
Curtis Armstrong
Ahmet Ertegun
Richard Schiff
Jerry Wexler
Larenz Tate
Quincy Jones
Terrence Howard
Gossie McGee
David Krumholtz
Milt Shaw
Wendell Pierce
Wilbur Brassfield
Chris Thomas King
Lowell Fulson
Thomas Jefferson Byrd
Jimmy
Rick Gomez
Tom Dowd
Denise Dowse
Marlene
Warwick Davis
Oberon
Patrick Bauchau
Dr. Hacker
Robert Wisdom
Jack Lauderdale
Kurt Fuller
Sam Clark
Julian Bond
Himself
Kimberly J. Ardison
Ethel McRae
Renee Wilson
Pat Lyle
Willie Metcalf
Mr. Pitt
Mike Pniewski
Bus Driver
Terrone Bell
Young George Robinson
Richard A. Smith
Til
Gary Grubbs
Billy Ray
Carol Sutton
Eula
Bill Breaux
Cop #1
Alex Van
Cop #2
Roland Bob Harris
Jesse Stone
Tom Clark
Alan Freed
Afemo Omilami
Angry Husband
Elizabeth Omilami
Angry Wife
Vernel Bagneris
Dancin' Al
Fahnlohnee R. Harris
Trudy Daniels
Michael Travis Stone
Robert
Eric O'Neal Jr.
Ray Charles Jr. - 5-6 Yrs.
Tequan Richmond
Ray Charles Jr. - 9-10 Yrs.
Matthew Benjamin
Musician in Billy Ray's
John Swasey
Customs Agent #1
James Huston
Customs Agent #2
Marc Lynn
Downbeat Reporter
Kyle Scott Jackson
King Bee
J. Todd Smith
Student Reporter
Rutherford Cravens
White Promoter
Darnell Rhea
Fast Girl
Jedda Jones
Mercedes
Jeff Galpin
Cop #3
Michael Arata
Cop #4
Estella Denson
Lady in Rain
Johnny O'Neill
Art Tatum Piano Interpretations
Jamil Sharif
Ray's Band - 1st Trumpet
Edward Anderson
Ray's Band - 2nd Trumpet
Alonzo Bowens
Ray's Band - Alto Saxophone
Clarence Johnson
Ray's Band - Baritone Saxophone
Edwin Livingston
Ray's Band - Bass
Herman LeBeaux
Ray's Band - Drums
Raymond Webber
Lowell Fulson's Band - Drums
Joey Alonzo
Reporter
Joseph Buttler
Studio Engineer
Ray Charles
Himself
Carrie Daniel
Featured Dancer
James J. Duhon
Protester
Tobi Gadison
Paul
Larry Gamell Jr.
Bouncer
Carlos Gonzalez
Sound Booth Tech
Rusty Gregoire
Passenger
Justin Groetsch
Fan
Gene Kevin Hames Jr.
Legislator
Trae Ireland
Neighbor
Summer LeAnn
Beach Dancer
Benee Leavy
Violinist for 'Georgia On My Mind'
Chris Love
Jazz musician
Murphy Martin
Fan
Jonathan McIntosh
Reporter
Darlene Moore
Airline Stewardess
Paula Jai Parker
Ruth Brown
Karen Pritchett
Concert Go'er
Ben Pronsky
Southern Marine
Carlos Rivero
Custom Agent
Sonny Shroyer
Gov. Jimmie Davis
Curt Sobel
Conductor
Thomas Sobel
Sam Clark's Assistant
Clif St. Laurent
Protestor
Avery White
Bar Owner
Travis Willingham
Northern Marine
Don Yesso
State Policeman

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Total Grosses
UK total gross
£1,592,017
2581
Ray
2582

US total gross
$75,331,600
982
Ray

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 15
Genres
Popular in these countries
  •  United States
  •  United Kingdom
  •  China
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 7

Weeks on box office: 4

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
7N
£485,005
£485,005
10
£287,435
£1,047,766
11
£158,360
£1,386,696
13
£106,620
£1,592,017
Box Office Gross Flow
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485K
287.4K
158.4K
106.6K

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2005

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2005

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2005

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2005

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