Director: Lee Daniels
Writer: Danny Strong, Will Haygood
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Ophrah Winfrey, James Marsden
Released: October 31, 2013
Rating: (M)
Runtime: 132 minutes
Story: As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Forest Whitaker Cecil Gaines
David Banner Earl Gaines
Michael Rainey Jr. Cecil Gaines (8)
LaJessie Smith Abraham
Mariah Carey Hattie Pearl
Alex Pettyfer Thomas Westfall
Vanessa Redgrave Annabeth Westfall
Aml Ameen Cecil Gaines (15)
Clarence Williams III Maynard
John Fertitta Mr. Jenkins
Jim Gleason R.D. Warner
Oprah Winfrey Gloria Gaines
Isaac White Charlie Gaines (10)
David Oyelowo Louis Gaines
Joe Chrest White Usher
Robin Williams Dwight D. Eisenhower
John Cusack Richard Nixon
James Marsden John F. Kennedy
Minka Kelly Jacqueline Kennedy
Liev Schreiber Lyndon B. Johnson
Alan Rickman Ronald Reagan
Jane Fonda Nancy Reagan