Ray Charles (Jamie Foxx) was stricken with blindness at a young age, left defenseless against a world that had little compassion for a disabled black child. Inspired by his mother to overcome the perceived limitations of his handicap, Ray works tirelessly to cultivate his extraordinary musical talents. But, as the pressures of celebrity and life on the road take their toll, Ray must overcome racism, broken relationships and drug addiction to achieve superstardom and international fame. Directed by Taylor Hackford. With Kerry Washington, Regina King and Clifton Powell. Categories: Biography, Drama, Music. Year: 2004.
Taylor Hackford in Ray
Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves) is a hotshot southern lawyer who heads to New York with his beautiful wife, Mary Ann (Charlize Theron), to join a prestigeous lawfirm. What he doesn't know is that his new boss (Al Pacino) hides a dark secret that gives him a powerful edge in the courtroom. As Kevin becomes consumed with life at the firm, Mary Ann begins to lose a grip on reality. And, when Kevin finally discovers the truth, it may be to late for redemption. With Charlize Theron. Directed by Taylor Hackford. Categories: Drama, Thriller, New York. Year: 1997.
Taylor Hackford in The Devil's Advocate
Zack Mayo (Richard Gere), a young man with an attitude problem, unexpectedly follows in his father's footsteps and joins the Navy. Deciding to pursue his dream to be a pilot, Mayo immediately butts heads with Sgt. Foley (Louis Gossett Jr.), a tough drill instructor who sees that Mayo might have potential if he wasn't so self-centered. While Foley attempts to whip him into shape, Mayo meets Paula (Debra Winger), a girl who works at a local factory, and must decide what he wants to do with his life. Directed by Taylor Hackford. With David Keith, Robert Loggia and Grace Zabriskie. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1982.
Taylor Hackford in An Officer and a Gentleman