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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

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  • @kendraxdanielle

    The Butler's such a good movie

  • @Tbabz__

    The Butler is a fantastic movie.

  • @katiegregmac1

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  • @kissieJay_28

    The Butler was such an amazing sayin it was good is an understatement...crazy that this is based on someone's real life story!

  • @abby_leafers

    The Butler is such a great movie. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ