Starring: Forest Whitaker, Alan Rickman, Vanessa Redgrave, Mariah Carey, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Robin Williams, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Liev Schreiber, Melissa Leo, James Marsden, Lenny Kravitz, Terrence Howard, David Oyelowo, Alex Pettyfer, Minka Kelly
Directed by: Lee Daniels
Rated:for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking.
Synopsis: LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER 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. Forest Whitaker stars as the butler with Robin Williams as Dwight Eisenhower, John Cusack as Richard Nixon, Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan, James Marsden as John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber as Lyndon B. Johnson, and many more. Academy Award® nominated Lee Daniels (PRECIOUS) directs and co-wrote the script with Emmy®-award winning Danny Strong (GAME CHANGE).