Lee Daniels' The Butler

Opening Date:

August 16, 2013


Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, David Oyelowo


Lee Daniels



Run Time:

2 hr. 12 min.

MPAA Rating:

PG13 for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking


This film 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.