Lee Daniels' The Butler

After leaving the South as a young man and finding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House. Over the course of three decades, Cecil has a front-row seat to history and the inner workings of the Oval Office. However, his commitment to his "First Family" leads to tension at home, alienating his wife (Oprah Winfrey) and causing conflict with his anti-establishment son.
- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Lee Daniels

Cast:

  • Forest Whitaker
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • John Cusack
  • Jane Fonda
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • Terrence Howard
  • Lenny Kravitz
  • James Marsden
  • David Oyelowo
  • Vanessa Redgrave
  • Alan Rickman
  • Liev Schreiber
  • Robin Williams
  • Clarence Williams III
  • Mariah Carey
  • Nelsan Ellis
  • Yaya Alafia
  • Colman Domingo
  • Minka Kelly
  • Elijah Kelley
  • Alex Pettyfer
  • Jesse Williams

Producers:

  • Pamela Oas Williams
  • Laura Ziskin
  • Lee Daniels
  • Buddy Patrick
  • Cassian Elwes
  • Michael Finley
  • Sheila Johnson
  • Harvey Weinstein
  • Bob Weinstein
  • Len Blavatnik
  • Aviv Giladi
  • Vince Holden
  • Hilary Shor
  • Adam Merims
  • James Bruce IV
  • R. Wright
  • Liz Destro
  • Jordan Kessler

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