The Butler

(2013)

Overview

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.

  1. Danny Strong

    Writer

  2. Lee Daniels

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Forest Whitaker

    Forest Whitaker

    Cecil Gaines

  2. David Banner

    David Banner

    Earl Gaines

  3. Michael Rainey Jr.

    Michael Rainey Jr.

    Cecil Gaines (8)

  4. LaJessie Smith

    LaJessie Smith

    Abraham

  5. Mariah Carey

    Mariah Carey

    Hattie Pearl

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Status Released

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  • August 16, 2013
    PG-13
    Theatrical

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    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 12m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $115,922,175.00

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