Ray

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.

Grosses

Domestic (60.8%)
$75,331,600
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$20,039,730
2,006 theaters
Budget$40,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 32 min
GenresBiography Drama Music
In Release429 days/61 weeks
Widest Release2,474 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 29, 2004Friday3$6,649,890--2,006$3,315$6,649,8901
Oct 30, 2004Saturday2$8,425,155+26.7%-2,006$4,199$15,075,0452
Oct 31, 2004
Halloween
Sunday3$4,964,685-41.1%-2,006$2,474$20,039,7303
Nov 1, 2004Monday3$1,715,130-65.5%-2,006$855$21,754,8604
Nov 2, 2004Tuesday1$1,553,885-9.4%-2,006$774$23,308,7455
Nov 3, 2004Wednesday1$1,333,990-14.2%-2,006$665$24,642,7356
Nov 4, 2004Thursday1$1,354,050+1.5%-2,006$675$25,996,7857
Nov 5, 2004Friday3$3,903,855+188.3%-41.3%2,463$1,585$29,900,6408
Nov 6, 2004Saturday2$6,280,650+60.9%-25.5%2,463$2,550$36,181,2909
Nov 7, 2004Sunday2$3,460,485-44.9%-30.3%2,463$1,404$39,641,77510
Nov 8, 2004Monday2$911,140-73.7%-46.9%2,463$369$40,552,91511
Nov 9, 2004Tuesday2$924,750+1.5%-40.5%2,463$375$41,477,66512
Nov 10, 2004Wednesday4$1,008,995+9.1%-24.4%2,463$409$42,486,66013
Nov 11, 2004Thursday3$1,625,580+61.1%+20.1%2,463$660$44,112,24014
Nov 12, 2004Friday6$2,399,780+47.6%-38.5%2,474$970$46,512,02015
Nov 13, 2004Saturday4$3,871,565+61.3%-38.4%2,474$1,564$50,383,58516
Nov 14, 2004Sunday6$2,140,010-44.7%-38.2%2,474$865$52,523,59517
Nov 15, 2004Monday5$520,050-75.7%-42.9%2,474$210$53,043,64518
Nov 16, 2004Tuesday5$556,650+7%-39.8%2,474$225$53,600,29519
Nov 17, 2004Wednesday5$507,170-8.9%-49.7%2,474$205$54,107,46520
Nov 18, 2004Thursday5$519,540+2.4%-68%2,474$210$54,627,00521
Nov 19, 2004Friday7$1,252,420+141.1%-47.8%2,027$617$55,879,42522
Nov 20, 2004Saturday7$2,161,225+72.6%-44.2%2,027$1,066$58,040,65023
Nov 21, 2004Sunday7$1,151,565-46.7%-46.2%2,027$568$59,192,21524
Nov 22, 2004Monday7$343,400-70.2%-34%2,027$169$59,535,61525
Nov 23, 2004Tuesday7$414,095+20.6%-25.6%2,027$204$59,949,71026
Nov 24, 2004Wednesday10$472,445+14.1%-6.8%1,549$305$60,422,15527
Nov 25, 2004
Thanksgiving
Thursday9$728,030+54.1%+40.1%1,549$470$61,150,18528
Nov 26, 2004Friday9$1,562,275+114.6%+24.7%1,499$1,042$62,712,46029
Nov 27, 2004Saturday9$1,644,485+5.3%-23.9%1,499$1,097$64,356,94530
Nov 28, 2004Sunday9$769,925-53.2%-33.1%1,499$513$65,126,87031
Nov 29, 2004Monday9$201,125-73.9%-41.4%1,499$134$65,327,99532
Nov 30, 2004Tuesday10$195,025-3%-52.9%1,499$130$65,523,02033
Dec 1, 2004Wednesday9$186,875-4.2%-60.4%1,499$124$65,709,89534
Dec 2, 2004Thursday9$193,995+3.8%-73.4%1,499$129$65,903,89035
Dec 3, 2004Friday10$526,475+171.4%-66.3%1,547$340$66,430,36536
Dec 4, 2004Saturday10$897,855+70.5%-45.4%1,547$580$67,328,22037
Dec 5, 2004Sunday10$464,530-48.3%-39.7%1,547$300$67,792,75038
Dec 6, 2004Monday10$139,230-70%-30.8%1,547$90$67,931,98039
Dec 7, 2004Tuesday11$147,695+6.1%-24.3%1,547$95$68,079,67540
Dec 8, 2004Wednesday12$125,970-14.7%-32.6%1,322$95$68,205,64541
Dec 9, 2004Thursday12$131,950+4.7%-32%1,322$99$68,337,59542
Dec 10, 2004Friday13$259,670+96.8%-50.7%1,129$230$68,597,26543
Dec 11, 2004Saturday13$457,245+76.1%-49.1%1,129$405$69,054,51044
Dec 12, 2004Sunday13$237,135-48.1%-49%1,129$210$69,291,64545
Dec 13, 2004Monday13$90,320-61.9%-35.1%1,129$80$69,381,96546
Dec 14, 2004Tuesday13$107,255+18.8%-27.4%1,129$95$69,489,22047
Dec 15, 2004Wednesday13$101,425-5.4%-19.5%1,129$89$69,590,64548
Dec 16, 2004Thursday13$107,145+5.6%-18.8%1,129$94$69,697,79049
Dec 17, 2004Friday16$142,140+32.7%-45.3%618$230$69,839,93050
Dec 18, 2004Saturday16$247,200+73.9%-45.9%618$400$70,087,13051
Dec 19, 2004Sunday16$160,675-35%-32.2%618$259$70,247,80552
Dec 20, 2004Monday15$77,355-51.9%-14.4%618$125$70,325,16053
Dec 21, 2004Tuesday15$86,520+11.8%-19.3%618$140$70,411,68054
Dec 22, 2004Wednesday20$55,375-36%-45.4%442$125$70,467,05555
Dec 23, 2004Thursday18$75,255+35.9%-29.8%442$170$70,542,31056
Dec 24, 2004Friday19$67,320-10.5%-52.6%408$165$70,609,63057
Dec 25, 2004
Christmas Day
Saturday23$79,460+18%-67.9%274$290$70,689,09058
Dec 26, 2004Sunday23$105,490+32.8%-34.3%274$385$70,794,58059
Dec 27, 2004Monday21$84,940-19.5%+9.8%274$310$70,879,52060
Dec 28, 2004Tuesday21$90,415+6.4%+4.5%274$329$70,969,93561
Dec 29, 2004Wednesday22$86,310-4.5%+55.9%274$315$71,056,24562
Dec 30, 2004Thursday23$105,490+22.2%+40.2%274$385$71,161,73563
Dec 31, 2004
New Year's Eve
Friday23$116,620+10.6%+73.2%343$340$71,278,35564
Jan 1, 2005
New Year's Day
Saturday23$204,085+75%+156.8%343$595$71,482,44065
Jan 2, 2005Sunday23$128,625-37%+21.9%343$375$71,611,06566
Jan 3, 2005Monday21$48,020-62.7%-43.5%343$140$71,659,08567
Jan 4, 2005Tuesday21$36,015-25%-60.2%343$105$71,695,10068
Jan 5, 2005Wednesday21$34,295-4.8%-60.3%343$99$71,729,39569
Jan 6, 2005Thursday21$39,500+15.2%-62.6%343$115$71,768,89570
Jan 7, 2005Friday23$102,440+159.3%-12.2%394$260$71,871,33571
Jan 8, 2005Saturday24$175,330+71.2%-14.1%394$445$72,046,66572
Jan 9, 2005Sunday24$96,525-44.9%-25%394$244$72,143,19073
Jan 10, 2005Monday22$35,460-63.3%-26.2%394$90$72,178,65074
Jan 11, 2005Tuesday22$39,565+11.6%+9.9%394$100$72,218,21575
Jan 12, 2005Wednesday22$37,430-5.4%+9.1%394$95$72,255,64576
Jan 13, 2005Thursday22$39,395+5.2%-0.3%394$99$72,295,04077
Jan 14, 2005Friday28$72,930+85.1%-28.8%286$255$72,367,97078
Jan 15, 2005Saturday29$122,985+68.6%-29.9%286$430$72,490,95579
Jan 16, 2005Sunday29$90,090-26.7%-6.7%286$315$72,581,04580
Jan 17, 2005
MLK Day
Monday25$92,950+3.2%+162.1%286$325$72,673,99581
Jan 18, 2005Tuesday24$34,320-63.1%-13.3%286$120$72,708,31582
Jan 19, 2005Wednesday25$30,030-12.5%-19.8%286$105$72,738,34583
Jan 20, 2005Thursday25$34,225+14%-13.1%286$119$72,772,57084
Jan 21, 2005Friday26$83,505+144%+14.5%293$285$72,856,07585
Jan 22, 2005Saturday25$127,455+52.6%+3.6%293$435$72,983,53086
Jan 23, 2005Sunday25$64,460-49.4%-28.4%293$220$73,047,99087
Jan 24, 2005Monday24$27,835-56.8%-70.1%293$95$73,075,82588
Jan 25, 2005Tuesday24$36,625+31.6%+6.7%293$125$73,112,45089
Jan 26, 2005Wednesday23$38,090+4%+26.8%293$130$73,150,54090
Jan 27, 2005Thursday23$40,985+7.6%+19.8%293$139$73,191,52591
Jan 28, 2005Friday20$147,280+259.4%+76.4%526$280$73,338,80592
Jan 29, 2005Saturday20$286,670+94.6%+124.9%526$545$73,625,47593
Jan 30, 2005Sunday19$181,465-36.7%+181.5%526$344$73,806,94094
Jan 31, 2005Monday20$49,970-72.5%+79.5%526$95$73,856,91095
Feb 1, 2005Tuesday18$55,230+10.5%+50.8%526$105$73,912,14096
Feb 2, 2005Wednesday18$52,555-4.8%+38%526$99$73,964,69597
Feb 3, 2005Thursday17$55,145+4.9%+34.5%526$104$74,019,84098
Feb 4, 2005Friday21$96,775+75.5%-34.3%352$274$74,116,61599
Feb 5, 2005Saturday23$168,960+74.6%-41.1%352$480$74,285,575100
Feb 6, 2005Sunday23$61,605-63.5%-66.1%352$175$74,347,180101
Feb 7, 2005Monday21$26,385-57.2%-47.2%352$74$74,373,565102
Feb 8, 2005Tuesday19$31,680+20.1%-42.6%352$90$74,405,245103
Feb 9, 2005Wednesday21$26,425-16.6%-49.7%352$75$74,431,670104
Feb 10, 2005Thursday21$28,160+6.6%-48.9%352$80$74,459,830105
Feb 11, 2005Friday22$52,875+87.8%-45.4%235$225$74,512,705106
Feb 12, 2005Saturday23$89,300+68.9%-47.1%235$380$74,602,005107
Feb 13, 2005Sunday25$51,685-42.1%-16.1%235$219$74,653,690108
Feb 14, 2005Monday20$25,850-50%-2%235$110$74,679,540109
Feb 15, 2005Tuesday19$19,975-22.7%-36.9%235$85$74,699,515110
Feb 16, 2005Wednesday20$16,450-17.6%-37.7%235$70$74,715,965111
Feb 17, 2005Thursday21$17,625+7.1%-37.4%235$75$74,733,590112
Feb 18, 2005Friday29$33,580+90.5%-36.5%146$230$74,767,170113
Feb 19, 2005Saturday28$67,890+102.2%-24%146$465$74,835,060114
Feb 20, 2005Sunday28$48,185-29%-6.8%147$327$74,883,245115
Feb 21, 2005
Presidents' Day
Monday28$28,470-40.9%+10.1%147$193$74,911,715116
Feb 22, 2005Tuesday24$13,140-53.8%-34.2%147$89$74,924,855117
Feb 23, 2005Wednesday25$12,410-5.6%-24.6%147$84$74,937,265118
Feb 24, 2005Thursday23$13,095+5.5%-25.7%147$89$74,950,360119
Feb 25, 2005Friday27$35,360+170%+5.3%136$260$74,985,720120
Feb 26, 2005Saturday27$67,320+90.4%-0.8%136$495$75,053,040121
Feb 27, 2005Sunday29$26,555-60.6%-44.9%134$198$75,079,595122
Feb 28, 2005Monday25$10,195-61.6%-64.2%134$76$75,089,790123
Mar 1, 2005Tuesday25$12,920+26.7%-1.7%134$96$75,102,710124
Mar 2, 2005Wednesday25$12,240-5.3%-1.4%134$91$75,114,950125
Mar 3, 2005Thursday25$12,895+5.4%-1.5%134$96$75,127,845126
Mar 4, 2005Friday29$30,315+135.1%-14.3%141$215$75,158,160127
Mar 5, 2005Saturday29$53,580+76.7%-20.4%141$380$75,211,740128
Mar 6, 2005Sunday30$24,675-53.9%-7.1%141$175$75,236,415129
Mar 7, 2005Monday27$7,755-68.6%-23.9%141$55$75,244,170130
Mar 8, 2005Tuesday27$8,395+8.3%-35%141$59$75,252,565131
Mar 9, 2005Wednesday27$7,050-16%-42.4%141$50$75,259,615132
Mar 10, 2005Thursday27$7,685+9%-40.4%141$54$75,267,300133
Mar 11, 2005Friday33$9,230+20.1%-69.6%71$130$75,276,530134
Mar 12, 2005Saturday33$18,460+100%-65.5%71$260$75,294,990135
Mar 13, 2005Sunday33$11,005-40.4%-55.4%71$155$75,305,995136
Mar 14, 2005Monday26$5,680-48.4%-26.8%71$80$75,311,675137
Mar 15, 2005Tuesday26$6,745+18.8%-19.7%71$95$75,318,420138
Mar 16, 2005Wednesday24$6,425-4.7%-8.9%71$90$75,324,845139
Mar 17, 2005Thursday24$6,755+5.1%-12.1%71$95$75,331,600140