Catalogue Number: 736-6563
Director Lee Daniels (PRECIOUS) teams up with Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Danny Strong to tell the remarkable story of White House butler Eugene Allen (played by Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker), who served eight U.S. presidents over the course of 30 years, and witnessed sweeping social change during his three decades of service at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Inspired by Wil Haygood's Washington Post article, the film features Robin Williams as Dwight D. Eisenhower, James Marsden as John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber as Lyndon B. Johnson, John Cusack as Richard M. Nixon, and Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan. Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Jane Fonda, David Oyelowo, Lenny Kravitz, Melissa Leo, and Vanessa Redgrave co-star.
|Consumer Advice||Contains moderate violence, disturbing images & one use of strong language|
|UV Copy Included||N|
|Studio||ENTERTAINMENT IN VIDEO|
|Number Of Discs||1|
Cast & Crew
Cuba Gooding Jr.
|Special Features||Lee Daniels' THE BUTLER - An American Story (Featurette)\The Original Freedom Riders\'You And I Ain't Nothin' No More' - Performed by Gladys Knight an|