Search results for "Ray Charles"

Ray Charles: Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1997)

DVD release: Jul 2004

The unforgettable Ray Charles swings and sings with the best of them in this finger-snapping live performance at the 1997 Montreux Jazz Festival. The legend shows off his ...  (more)

CAST:  Ray Charles

Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis Play the Music of Ray Charles (2009)

Recorded Live at Jazz at Lincoln Center s Frederick P. Rose Hall on February 10, 2009. Once in a while the stars align and something magical on the night Jazz at ...  (more)

CAST:  Willie Nelson  •  Wynton Marsalis  •  Norah Jones  •  Mickey Raphael

Genius. A Night for Ray Charles (2004)

A meld of legendary performers and contemporary artists of today who have been influenced by Ray's music perform in this concert extravaganza.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Gowers
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Quincy Jones  •  Regina King  •  Elton John

Spy Hard (1996) RT 8% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rick Friedberg
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Nicollette Sheridan  •  Charles Durning  •  Marcia Gay Harden

The Blues Brothers (1980) RT 85% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Belushi  •  Cab Calloway  •  Carrie Fisher

Piano Blues (2003) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2004

Director — and piano player — Clint Eastwood (Play Misty for Me, Bird, Unforgiven) explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ray Charles  •  Dave Brubeck

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990) RT Audience 83%

While the Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Harris
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Harry Belafonte  •  Carol Burnett  •  John Denver

Barbra Streisand: The Television Specials: Barbra Streisand... and Other Musical Instruments (1973)

A mulitcultural musical potpourri, Barbra's fifth television spectacular is her most adventurous. Performing a startling array of new songs and classic hits, with ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Dwight Hemion
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Ray Charles

Ballad in Blue (1964) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Ray Charles plays himself in this film where he helps blind boy David (Piers Bishop) in his struggle to regain his sight. David’s over-protective mother Peggy (Mary Peach) is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Henreid
CAST:  Ray Charles  •  Tom Bell  •  Mary Peach  •  Dawn Addams

Blue's Big Musical Movie (2000)

Get ready for lots of musical fun in this first full-length movie based on the popular Nick Jr. TV series for preschoolers. Just as friendly cartoon pup Blue and her friends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
CAST:  Steve Burns  •  Traci Paige Johnson  •  Ray Charles

The Big T.N.T. Show (1966) RT Audience 100%

Live performances by some of the top rock-and-roll acts of the mid 60s. Includes Ray Charles, The Byrds, Joan Baez, Ike and Tina Turner, Donovan, The Lovin' Spoonful, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Peerce
CAST:  Joan Baez  •  Gene Clark  •  Ray Charles  •  Petula Clark