Lee Daniels’ The Butler

The ButlerRelease Date: 1/14/14 (DVD); 8/16/13 (theatrical)
Genre: Drama/Biography
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 132 mins.
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Director: Lee Daniels
Forest Whitaker (Cecil Gaines)
Oprah Winfrey (Gloria Gaines)
Mariah Carey (Hattie Pearl)
John Cusack (Richard Nixon)
Jane Fonda (Nancy Reagan)
Cuba Gooding, Jr. (Carter Wilson)
Terrence Howard (Howard)
Lenny Kravitz (James Holloway) John F. Kennedy (James Marsden)
Story: 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 man’s life and family. (Synopsis taken from The Weinstein Co., official site).

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