09/16/2013 12:08 pm ET

Box Office Milestone: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Hits $100 Million

The Weinstein Co.

Lee Daniels' The Butler has served up another victory.

The independent historical drama -- headlining Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey -- took in $5.4 million in its fifth weekend for The Weinstein Co., pushing the movie's North American total to a stellar $100 million.

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