According to Box Office Mojo, the film earned $17 million over the weekend, which is 31 percent less than its opening weekend earnings of $24.6 million.
As Fool.com reports, with an estimated budget of $30 million, the film is already profitable just two weeks after its release.
Lee Daniels' "The Butler" is a Weinstein Co. historical drama about a White House butler starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey.
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