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Lee Daniels' The Butler

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of 20th century America, this epic drama tells the story of a fictional White House butler, who serves during seven presidential administrations that span three decades of change, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond. As an insider in the White House, he is torn between the first family and the changes affecting his own at home. Stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack and Liev Schreiber.

Written by: Danny Strong

Directed by: Lee Daniels

Duration: 132 mins

Genre: Drama

Advisories: Rape, Adult Language, Adult Content, Violence

Rating: PG13

Audio Format: Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1, English/Spanish

Video Format: HDTV, Letterbox, Closed Captioning

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