The Butler
In this weeks box office update, The movie starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Money Winfrey called the “The Butler” made $25 Million this weekend surpassing all other big budget movies that were expected to do well this weekend and landed at #1. Check out where other movies landed after the jump.

The popular Steve Jobs movie staring Aston Kutcher was expected to do well but ended up 7th this weekend making $6.7 million and “Kick-Ass 2” landed in fourth place making $13.7 Million. ouch check out what a distribution exec had to say about why the butler did so well this weekend.

Erik Lomis, president of distribution and home entertainment for Weinstein Co., credited Winfrey for the success of the flick about a White House butler. “The Butler” also benefitted from the lack of similar movies in theaters. “It’s different from pretty much everything else in the marketplace,” Lomis added. “That really seemed to help.”