The Butler

The Butler (2013)

One quiet voice can ignite a revolution.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2013-08-16
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 2431 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Follow Through Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Sound Jay Meagher Sound Mixer
    Production Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
    Production Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
    Production Billy Hopkins Casting
    Production Laura Ziskin Producer
    Camera Andrew Dunn Director of Photography
    Art Tim Galvin Production Design
    Sound Robert Hein Supervising Sound Editor
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    Art Randall Balsmeyer Title Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
    Directing Lee Daniels Director
    Production Lee Daniels Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Matthew W. Mungle Prosthetic Designer
    Production Bruce Winant ADR Voice Casting
    Costume & Make-Up Robert L. Stevenson Hairstylist
    Writing Danny Strong Writer
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    Sound Robert Fernandez Sound Editor
    Production Leah Daniels Butler Casting
    Production Cassian Elwes Producer
    Art Jason Baldwin Stewart Art Direction
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