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.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Laura Ziskin Productions, Lee Daniels Entertainment, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures, Pam Williams Productions, Windy Hill Pictures
- Keyword: usa president, butler, civil rights, john f. kennedy, biography, ronald reagan, richard nixon, african american history, jackie kennedy, jimmy carter, eisenhower
- Cast: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr.