Butter

(2012)

Butter Synopsis

A tale of competition at its most cut-throat, Butter surveys the raw ambition of Laura Pickler (Jennifer Garner), the wife of Bob Pickler (Ty Burrell), Iowa’s long-reigning champion butter carver. For 15 years, Laura has relished her high-profile role as the beautiful, loyal helpmate to her affable, artistically gifted husband. But when Bob is pressured to retire and allow someone else a chance at glory, an indignant Laura decides to enter the competition herself. She is first in line on sign-up day, only to see her odds of victory fall below 100% with the arrival of an unlikely yet formidable contender: 10-year-old Destiny (Yara Shahidi), the African-American foster child of local couple Julie and Ethan (Alicia Silverstone and Rob Corddry). And that’s not all. Bob’s would-be mistress, bad-girl stripper Brooke (Olivia Wilde) also declares her candidacy, as does his #1 fan, Carol-Ann (Kristen Schaal). Facing three opponents, mocked by her stepdaughter Kaitlen (Ashley Greene) and furious with her husband, Laura resolves to do whatever it takes to win. And if that means resorting to sabotage – and recruiting her dim-witted former boyfriend Boyd (Hugh Jackman) as a co-conspirator – then so be it.

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Jennifer Garner, Ty Burrell, and Hugh Jackman lead an all-star cast in this satire about a cut-throat Iowa butter-carving competition.
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Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Garner and Hugh Jackman star in this comedy about the intense world of butter carving, on Blu-ray and DVD Tuesday, December 4th.
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This timely comedy about the art and competitive nature of butter carving is on Blu-ray and DVD December 4th.
Butter Blu-ray and DVD Arrive December 4th
Jennifer Garner stars as an Iowa housewife who steps in for her husband in the cut-throat world of butter carving.
Butter 'I Carved Her Sculpture' Clip
We also have two new images of Olivia Wilde from this upcoming comedy about the competitive world of butter carving.
Butter Trailer Starring Jennifer Garner and Ashley Greene
The exotic art of butter sculpture is explored in this comedy from director Jim Field Smith.
Butter Clip
A new viral website reveals this politically-fueled clip from Jim Field Smith's upcoming drama featuring Jennifer Garner.
Butter Behind-the-Scenes Video Featuring Hugh Jackman
Jim Field Smith's upcoming comedy also stars Jennifer Garner and Olivia Wilde.
UPDATE: Hugh Jackman, Olivia Wilde and Alicia Silverstone Set for Butter
Wilde will portray a stripper while Silverstone will play an adoptive mother.
Ashley Greene to Whip It Up for Butter
The Twilight actress is set to play a rebellious high school teenager.
The Weinstein Co. Wants Butter
Jennifer Garner is starring in this film.
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