5. The Butler Shows Oprah Winfrey Like You've Never Seen Her Before
The chief operator of OWN plays Gloria Gaines, Cecil's wife, in a beefed-up role. Her antics are over-the-top, but it's clear that she's the purpose behind Cecil's ambitions. Their mutual love and fear for their son and his life is palpable and understandable. With the film clocking in at 132 minutes, Oprah Winfrey's screen time affects the final product greatly just with the crack of her smile.