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The Butler

16th August 2013
2h 12m
Lee Daniels

The Butler is a 2013 Drama Black Stories film released on 16th August; Lee Daniels directed the film which stars Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, and Jane Fonda. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $90,922,175 on its budget.

Rotten Tomatoes

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 7:09am.

Cast (36)

Robin Williams's profile Robin Williams
Age at Filming ≈ 61
Forest Whitaker's profile Forest Whitaker
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Jane Fonda's profile Jane Fonda
Age at Filming ≈ 75
Terrence Howard's profile Terrence Howard
Age at Filming ≈ 43
John Cusack's profile John Cusack
Age at Filming ≈ 46
David Oyelowo's profile David Oyelowo
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Cuba Gooding Jr.'s profile Cuba Gooding Jr.
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Liev Schreiber's profile Liev Schreiber
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Alan Rickman's profile Alan Rickman
Age at Filming ≈ 66
James Marsden's profile James Marsden
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Vanessa Redgrave's profile Vanessa Redgrave
Age at Filming ≈ 75
Oprah Winfrey's profile Oprah Winfrey
Age at Filming ≈ 58
Clarence Williams III's profile Clarence Williams III
Age at Filming ≈ 73
Colman Domingo's profile Colman Domingo
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Alex Pettyfer's profile Alex Pettyfer
Age at Filming ≈ 22
Minka Kelly's profile Minka Kelly
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Yaya DaCosta's profile Yaya DaCosta
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Lenny Kravitz's profile Lenny Kravitz
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Mariah Carey's profile Mariah Carey
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Jimmy Carter's profile Jimmy Carter
Age at Filming ≈ 88
Jim Gleason's profile Jim Gleason
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Jesse Williams's profile Jesse Williams
Age at Filming ≈ 31
David Banner
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Elijah Kelley
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Rosalynn Carter's profile Rosalynn Carter
Age at Filming ≈ 85
Michael Rainey Jr.
Age at Filming ≈ 12
Barack Obama's profile Barack Obama
Age at Filming ≈ 51

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Updated: 18th Jan 2024, 1:17pm

Production Companies

Follow Through Productions Salamander Pictures Laura Ziskin Productions Lee Daniels Entertainment Pam Williams Productions Windy Hill Pictures

The Butler Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

3% 0-12
6% 20-29
17% 30-39
22% 40-49
8% 50-59
6% 60-69
8% 70-79
6% 80-89
3% 90+
22% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

25% Female
75% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

The Butler FAQ

When was The Butler released?

The Butler was released on Friday August 16th, 2013.

How much did The Butler cost to make?

The budget was $25,000,000.

How much money did The Butler make?

The worldwide revenue was $115,922,175.

Is The Butler on Netflix?

No, The Butler is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Butler on Amazon Prime?

Yes, The Butler is currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Butler on Disney Plus?

No, The Butler is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States