Lee Daniels' The Butler
- PG-13 (for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking)
- Running time:
- 132 minutes
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.
- Release date:
- August 16, 2013
- Quick review:
- Based on the true story of an African-American who served eight presidents, from Truman to Reagan, in the White House, with Forest Whitaker, full of dignity and humilty in the title role, as pivotal events in the history of the Civil Rights movement swirl all around him. With Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr. and David Oyelowo.