PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
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.
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2010 Blacklist: a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
The only thing I ever knew was cotton. It was hard work.
When the camera pans up Jacqueline Kennedy's legs after JFK's assassination, it's obvious that the actress is not wearing stockings/pantyhose. In 1963, no woman, especially the First Lady, would appear in public with bare legs.
$24,637,312 (USA) (18 August 2013)