Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013)

Lee Daniels’ The Butler was released on DVD on January 14, 2014
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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).

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US DVD Release Date January 14, 2014
UK DVD Release Date March 10, 2014
Australia DVD Release Date March 5, 2014

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 132 min
Theater Release Date August 16, 2013
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date January 14, 2014
Actors Alex Pettyfer, John Cusack, James Marsden, Robin Williams, Oprah Winfrey, Alan Rickman, Forest Whitaker, Minka Kelly, Liev Schreiber, Terrence Howard, Jesse Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Directed by Lee Daniels
Writer(s) ,
Studio The Weinstein Company
MPAA PG-13 (Rated PG-13 for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking)
Gross $116,632,095
Genre(s) Drama
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