The Butler Rated PG13

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LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER tells the story of a White House butler who served seven 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 manas life and family. Forest Whitaker stars as the butler with Robin Williams as Dwight Eisenhower, James Marsden as John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber as Lyndon B. Johnson, John Cusack as Richard Nixon, Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan, and many more. Academy Award nominated Lee Daniels (PRECIOUS) directs and Emmy-award winning Danny Strong (GAME CHANGE) wrote the script.

Running Time
2 hr 12 min
Release Date
August 16, 2013

Movie Buzz

  • @bhawkf

    Just watched Lee Daniels' The Butler on Netflix. Great movie I encourage you to watch it. #TheButler

  • @Madisonmcleod83

    RT @jayahleshaee: The Butler is such a good movie.

  • @jayahleshaee

    The Butler is such a good movie.

  • @DiamondBurkey

    Slaven Bilic looks like the butler in a horror movie set in a mansion…

  • @newbyoes

    I liked a @YouTube video from @mytrailerisrich THE BUTLER Movie Trailer (2013)

  • @oyin_sarah

    About to finally watch the butler!!! Such a powerful movie.

  • @RiahBri

    Jurassic Park movie, southpaw, the butler