Lee DanielsThe Butler” holds the number #1 spot at the box office and has created a lot of chatter for being an Oscar worthy film. The movie shines light on Civil Rights and takes us back in history, while featuring a legendary cast consisting of: Oprah, Forest Whitaker, and Eugene Allen.  Lee Daniels is one of the few directors who have their name in front of the movie title, another is Tyler Perry.  Another big role Lee Daniels played in making this film was assembling an all-star cast for only $30 million. Lee Daniels “The Butler” brought in $25 million over the weekend and beat out a lot of the expected competition (We’re the Millers, Elysium‘s . and Kick-ass 2)

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