‘The Butler’ Earns $8.3 Million, Opening At Number 1 And Kicks ‘KickAss 2’ To The Curb #thebutler @Oprah

THE BUTLER

In Oprah Winfrey’s first film in over a decade her star power seems to be the lucky charm for Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’.

The period drama, which also stars Forest Whitaker and Terrence Howard, too in $8.3 million on its first Friday, which puts it on pace for a $25 million weekend and an easy first place finish. The powerhouse of ‘The Butler” pushed ‘Kickass 2’ into second place and shoved ‘Jobs’ and ‘Paranoia” into third and fourth places respectively.

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