‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ Takes Box Office; ‘Jobs’ Flops

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•34 Aug 19, 2013

Lee Daniels’ The Butler, a drama that follows the life of a black White House butler who served eight presidents, took in $25 million in its opening weekend, beating out the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, which earned a disappointing $6.7 million. What do you think?

  • “People will see anything with ‘Lee Daniels’ in the title.”

    Holly Thigpen –
    Rhinestone Setter

  • “Well, obviously. Any movie that can tap into our nation’s thriving underground butler culture is sure to be a hit.”

    Ezra Switkes –
    Bottling Line Attendant

  • “The Lee Daniels’ The Butler app will never get approved now.”

    Justin Camillucci –
    Systems Analyst

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