Butler movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant butler movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, light, clever and touching films and TV shows about / with butler, society, family relations, culture clash, catastrophe, mentor, love and romance, dialogue, storytelling and adaptation plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
butler movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as butler: Black Butler (2008), Jeeves and Wooster (1990), Gosford Park (2001), Downton Abbey (2010), The Remains of the Day (1993), A Princess for Christmas (2011), The Parent Trap (1998), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), The Addams Family (1964), Jessie (2011).

List of butler movies

Black Butler (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In Victorian-era London, on the night of Ciel Phantomhive's tenth birthday, a fire destroyed his manor and killed both of his parents. In a moment of despair, Ciel strikes a deal with a demon - his soul in exchange for revenge. This demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master and servant, butler, supernatural, demon, investigation, deal with the devil, supernatural ability, young heroes, murder, aristocracy, evil force, queen ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, victorian england
Place: london, england, europe
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Jeeves and Wooster (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Jeeves and Wooster is a British comedy-drama series adapted by Clive Exton from P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves" stories. The series was a collaboration between Brian Eastman of Picture Partnership Productions and Granada Television. It ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: butler, master and servant, servant, boss and employee, rich and poor, valet, aristocracy, unfulfillment, mishap, power relations, workplace, master servant relationship ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: england, london, usa, europe
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Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: stylized, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: butler, estate, murder, country estate, who done it, high society, master and servant, society, servant, police investigation, hunting, social differences ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1932, pre world war two
Place: england, london
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, manners, countryside, love and romance, butler, traditional versus modern, family life, family relations, social differences, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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The Remains of the Day (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: butler, master and servant, loyalty, aristocracy, nazism, jewish, couple relations, politics, career, german, self sacrifice, political unrest ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, germany
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A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, prince, family relations, christmas, holiday, life turned upside down, fall in love, princess, butler, castle, christmas eve, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, lookalikes, summer camp, disorder, dishonesty, butler, single parent, mistaken identity, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: london, england, california, maine, usa ...
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Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 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.
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, u.s. president, white house, blacks and whites, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, nashville tennessee, birmingham alabama ...
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, sitcom, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark fantasy, family life, butler, supernatural ability, marriage, parents and children, family tradition, family relations, couple relations, satire, goth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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Jessie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An idealistic teen from rural Texas embarks on the adventure of a lifetime when she decides to leave behind starry nights for big city lights. Thrilled to be on her own and determined not to be intimidated by New York City, she accepts a job as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, butler, family relations, family, workplace, foster child, large family, teenage girl, little girl, wealth, school ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Murder by Death (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are ...
Style: disturbing, humorous, feel good, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: private detective, old mansion, parody, murder, butler, riddles and clues, mystery, dark and stormy night, who done it, guest, reward, one night ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
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Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, stylized, serious
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, high society, master and servant, lifestyle, rich and poor, couples, love and romance, society, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized
Plot: master and servant, high society, butler, millionaire, family values, family relations, marriage, lifestyle, racial issues, couples, housewife, rich and poor ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Bernard and Doris (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sympathetic look loosely based on the relationship between tobacco heiress, Doris Duke (1912-1993) - think Duke University - and her shy butler, Bernard Lafferty. The icy and mercurial Duke fires her butler for serving a chilled cantaloupe; the ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: butler, heiress, estate, unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, romance, inheritance, friendship, gay man straight woman relationship, employer employee relationship, rehabilitation ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, hawaii
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Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the ...
Style: family saga, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: estate, aristocracy, servant, butler, british royal family, class differences, family relations, husband wife relationship, aristocrat, inheritance, lie, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
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Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, enigmatic, witty, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, multiple suspects, investigation, mansion, butler, murder, danger, maid, dark and stormy night, board game, amateur detective, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: new england
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The AristoCats (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the heirs, leaving them out on a country road. All seems ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, disney, animal protagonist, pets, getting home, friendship, social differences, butler, danger, mischievous children, animal life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Arthur (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Arthur is the most quotable drunk millionaire that is likely to ever steal your heart. Dudley Moore portrays Arthur, a thirty year old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of ...
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: butler, screwball, culture clash, opposites attract, alcohol abuse, waitress, cinderella story, bittersweet, love and romance, hopes, romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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Blandings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blandings is a British comedy television series adapted by Guy Andrews from the Blandings Castle stories of P.G. Wodehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One from 13 January 2013, and stars Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders and Mark Williams. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: english countryside, eccentric family, master and servant, butler, family relations, lord, castle, british humour, estate, power relations, siblings relations, bookies ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: europe
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Batman: The Animated Series (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The series was widely praised for its thematic complexity, dark tone, artistic quality, and faithfulness to its title character's ...
Style: stylized, gothic, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: vigilantism, superhero, double life, heroes, secret identity, good versus evil, millionaire, gadget, villain, butler, guilt, disguise ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey
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Mr. Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: inheritance, butler, small town, fish out of water, rise to the top, opposites attract, small town life, kindness, dishonesty, disorder, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new hampshire, usa, manhattan new york city
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Mei-chan's Butler (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around a young woman named Mei, who was rescued as a young girl by someone calling himself her "butler." With only a vague memory, though, the experience seems like just a dream. But one day, after her parents' ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating
Plot: butler, boarding school, rivalry, friendship, unrequited love, orphan, love triangle, family secret, wealth, competition, attempted murder, loneliness ...
Place: japan
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Candleshoe (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: hidden treasure, orphan, country estate, adventure, treasure hunt, butler, family, friendship, parents and children, fish out of water, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, london
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Addams Family Reunion (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives. Gomez and Morticia are horrified to discover that Grandpa and Grandma Addams have a disease that is slowly turning them "normal". The only chance they have of a cure is to find a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, butler, mistaken identity, family life, disorder, family problems, danger, dysfunctional family, transformation, halloween ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Albert Nobbs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape ...
Style: stylized, sincere, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: cross dressing, gender, maid, lesbian, master and servant, hotel, hidden identity, gender bending, woman dressed as man, society, butler, gender disguise ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: high school, cinderella story, teenager, princess, popularity, teenage love, manners, fish out of water, teenage life, rags to riches, family relations, royal family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, pacific ocean
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Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, dark humor, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, gunfight, immortality, monster, dark fantasy, good versus evil, imaginary, vampire hunter, anti heroes, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
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A Royal Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young working girl with a blue-collar background is surprised when her new fiancé announces he is actually a prince of a small sovereign country in Europe. After the couple quickly takes off to spend the holidays at his family’s sprawling, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, prince, royal family, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, maid, marriage proposal, friends, fall in love, overbearing mother, mother son conflict, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, philadelphia
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The Nanny (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fran, fresh out of her job as a bridal consultant in her boyfriend’s shop, first appears on the doorstep of Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield peddling cosmetics, and quickly stumbled upon the opportunity to become The Nanny for his three ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nanny, children, female protagonist, family relations, eligible bachelor, love and romance, workplace, society, fall in love, fish out of water, butler, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, batman, chaos and mayhem, explosion, double life, police detective, tragic villain, nuclear threat, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, italy, pentagon
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