The Butler tells the story of Cecil Gaines, 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 man’s life and family. Oscar winner 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.  Directed by Academy Award® nomineeLee Daniels (Precious) and screenplay by Emmy®-award winning Danny Strong (Game Change).

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  • Rating:12A
  • Country:USA
  • Year:2013
  • Duration:132 minutes
  • Director:Lee Daniels
  • Starring:Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman
  • Website:http://www.weinsteinco.com/sites/leedanielsthebutler
  • With thanks to Entertainment Film Distributors