Lee Daniels' The Butler

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  132 min.
Release Date: August 16, 2013
DVD: January 14, 2014

Current rating: Rating: 4.04
based on 158 votes and 66 reviews
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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

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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): Lee Daniels, Laura Ziskin, Cassian Elwes, Buddy Patrick
Screenplay: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong
Official Site: butlermovie.com

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  • 3 stars "very well made movie with great performances, especially Oprah"
  • 5 stars "this movies showed me alot of things i didn't know about my people and i find that this kind of movies are good to show to people who think or act superior then other people no matter what color they are."
  • 5 stars "wonderful film ... congratulations"