Lee Daniels’ The Butler

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler


Release Date: August 16, 2013
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Director: Lee Daniels
Screenwriter: Danny Strong and Lee Daniels
Producers: David Jacobson, Hilary Shor, Adam Merims, Pamela Oas Williams, the late Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick and Cassian Elwes
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Minka Kelly, Lenny Kravitz, Melissa Leo, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber, Robin Williams, Colman Domingo, Michael Rainey Jr., David Banner, Pernell Walker
Genre: Biography, Drama
MPAA Rating: Not Available
Website: WeinsteinCo.com

Synopsis: “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” tells the story of a White House butler 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. Forest Whitaker stars as the butler with Robin Williams as Dwight Eisenhower, John Cusack as Richard Nixon, Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan, James Marsden as John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber as Lyndon B. Johnson, and many more. Academy Award® nominated Lee Daniels (“Precious”) directs and co-wrote the script with Emmy®-award winning Danny Strong (“Game Change”).

Clip – Dinner Table

Clip – Dance

Clip – The White House Called Him

Clip – Water Fountain

Clip – Meeting Carter And Holloway

Clip – Infidelity

Clip – White House Dinner Invitation


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