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 2150 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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    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
    Sound Robert Hein Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
    Directing Lee Daniels Director
    Production Lee Daniels Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Matthew W. Mungle Prosthetic Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Robert L. Stevenson Hairstylist
    Writing Danny Strong Writer
    Production Leah Daniels Butler Casting
    Production Cassian Elwes Producer
    Art Jason Baldwin Stewart Art Direction
    Editing Joe Klotz Editor
    Sound Marko A. Costanzo Foley
    Sound Ruth Hernandez ADR Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Wendy Talley Costume Supervisor
    Art Erik Polczwartek Art Direction
    Art Diane Lederman Set Decoration
    Crew Jeff Galpin Stunt Coordinator
    Directing Lisa C. Satriano First Assistant Director
    Art Deanna Simmons Set Decoration Buyer
    Production Ari Daniel Pinchot Producer
    Production Buddy Patrick Producer
    Camera Jeffery J. Tufano Camera Operator
    Costume & Make-Up Debra Denson Makeup Department Head
    Directing Peter Dress Second Assistant Director
    Sound Rodrigo Leão Original Music Composer
    Art Sarah Forrest Set Designer
    Art Lori Agostino Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Beverly Jo Pryor Makeup Department Head
    Art Kevin Ladson Property Master
    Art Kimberly Murphy Set Decoration Buyer
    Costume & Make-Up Dana Kay Hart Costume Supervisor
    Sound Michael Barry Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Crew Elizabeth Himelstein Dialect Coach
    Sound Ben Schor Music Editor
    Art David Keith Broome Greensman
    Art Michelle C. Harmon Set Designer
    Editing Ulysses Guidotti First Assistant Editor
    Sound Debby VanPoucke Sound Designer
    Visual Effects Ray McIntyre Jr. Visual Effects Supervisor
    Visual Effects Aniela Sidorska Visual Effects Producer
    Camera Hans Bjerno Helicopter Camera
    Costume & Make-Up Mustapha Mimis Set Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up Candace Neal Hairstylist
    Lighting Trey Shaneyfelt Lighting Technician
    Directing Amy Sanderson Script Supervisor
    Art Randall S. Coe Construction Coordinator
    Camera Luis Lopez DeVictoria Additional Camera
    Art Michael Arena Greensman
    Costume & Make-Up Yolanda Sheridan Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Victoria Wood Wigmaker
    Crew Jonah Levy Makeup Effects
    Production Jen Wall Production Supervisor
    Art Robin Simmerly Art Department Coordinator
    Art Brian A. Waits Set Designer
    Art Steve Martemucci Construction Foreman
    Art John Lindsay Greensman
    Art Gus Coto Leadman
    Sound David Wahnon Dialogue Editor
    Sound Cariella Smith Foley
    Visual Effects Daniel Cohen Visual Effects Producer
    Visual Effects Ted Markovic Visual Effects Producer
    Visual Effects Luke DiTommaso Visual Effects Supervisor
    Crew Charlotta Forssman Visual Effects Editor
    Camera Grayson Austin Camera Operator
    Camera Michael Stumpf Additional Camera
    Camera Anne Marie Fox Still Photographer
    Lighting Len Levine Lighting Technician
    Lighting Kristopher Weaver Lighting Technician
    Costume & Make-Up Annette Farnsworth Set Costumer
    Editing Kevin Vale Digital Intermediate
    Editing Kat Spiess First Assistant Editor
    Production Virginia McCollam Location Manager
    Production Mickey Lambert Location Manager
    Sound Branka Mrkic Supervising Dialogue Editor
    Production Len Blavatnik Executive Producer
    Sound Heather Gross Foley Editor