Lee Daniels' The Butler

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In theatres:
  • August 16, 2013
On DVD: January 14, 2014
  • December 16, 2020 -
Running time: 2h 12m
Genre: Drama

LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER tells the story of a White House butler (Forest Whitaker) who served eight American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man's life and family.

Director: Lee Daniels
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, Melissa Leo, David Oyelowo, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber, Robin Williams, Alex Pettyfer
Writer(s): Lee Daniels, Danny Strong
Official Site: butlermovie.com

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