Butter Movie

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Who's Involved:

Mira Sorvino, Mykelti Williamson, Ravi Patel, Annabeth Gish, Adain Bradley, Brian Van Holt, Jake Austin Walker, Paul A. Kaufman, Jack Griffo, McKaley Miller, Alex Kersting, Monte Markham, Matthew Gold, Natalie Valerin, Jessie Rabideau

Release Date:

Friday, February 25, 2022 Limited

mature thematic content involving suicide, crude sexual material, language, and drinking - all involving teens
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

The film tells the story of Butter (Alex Kersting), a smart, funny high school junior who happens to be obese. Butter manages to befriend the prettiest girl at school, Anna (McKaley Miller), via social media by pretending to be a jock from another school. Butter fears he can never tell Anna, his secret crush, who he really is - sure she would never accept him and his obesity. Meanwhile, Butter struggles with self- esteem and family issues, as his mother (Sorvino) feels the only way she can show her love is by feeding him. Facing constant bullying at school, Butter finally devises a crazy plan: he announces he is going to eat himself to death, on New Year’s Eve, live on the Internet – with the whole school invited to watch. Butter expects pity, insults, and sheer indifference. Instead he gets cheerleaders rallying around his deadly plan, and his social media fame makes him a sudden member of the school’s in crowd. As Butter’s popularity grows, so does his new friendship with Anna. But as New Year’s approaches can he live with the fallout if he doesn't go through with his plans?

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Who stars in Butter: Cast List


Sound of Freedom, The Sound of Freedom  

Clean, Forrest Gump  

S.W.A.T. , Man of the House  

Dashing Through the Snow, Long Shot  

All Fun & Games, Little Dixie  

You're Killing Me, Ma  

The 2nd, Sid Is Dead  

Horrorscope, Wrong Turn  


12 Mighty Orphans, National Treasure: Edge of History (Series)  


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Production: What we know about Butter?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2021 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.

Butter Release Date: When was the film released?

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Butter was a Limited release in 2022 on Friday, February 25, 2022. There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including The Desperate Hour, Gasoline Alley and No Exit.

As a Limited release, Butter will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

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