Lee Daniels' The Butler

2013 · 2 hr 12 min

PG-137.278%72%74%
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

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Directed By
Lee Daniels
Written By
Danny Strong
Studio
Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures, Laura Ziskin Productions, Lee Daniels Entertainment, Pam Williams Productions, Windy Hill Pictures

Cast of Lee Daniels' The Butler

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Forest WhitakerCecil Gaines
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Oprah WinfreyGloria Gaines
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David OyelowoLouis Gaines
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Lenny KravitzJames Holloway
CJ
Cuba Gooding Jr.Carter Wilson
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Robin WilliamsDwight Eisenhower
JM
James MarsdenJohn F. Kennedy
MK
Minka KellyJackie Kennedy
LS
Liev SchreiberLyndon B. Johnson
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Alan RickmanRonald Reagan
JF
Jane FondaNancy Reagan
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John CusackRichard Nixon
DB
David BannerEarl Gaines
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Elijah KelleyCharlie Gaines
JW
Jesse WilliamsRev. James Lawson
MC
Mariah CareyHattie Pearl
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Alex PettyferThomas Westfall
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Vanessa RedgraveAnnabeth Westfall
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Yaya DaCostaCarol Hammie
MJ
Michael Rainey Jr.Cecil Gaines (8)
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Ami AmeenCecil Gaines (15)
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John P. FertittaMr. Jenkins
JG
Jim GleasonR.D. Warner
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Stephen RiderAdmiral Rochon
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Nealla GordonSenator Kassebaum
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Rusty RobertsonSenator Robertson
DC
Duane CothrenMilitary Social Aide (uncredited)
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Jimmy CarterSelf (archive footage)
RC
Rosalynn CarterSelf (archive footage)
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Gerald FordSelf (archive footage)
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Barack ObamaSelf (archive footage)
CD
Colman DomingoFreddie Fallows
JC
Joe ChrestWhite Usher

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