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Butter

A small town and its host of characters amp up the competition during its annual butter-carving contest

'BUTTER' IT UP Jennifer Garner tries her hand at the craft of butter-carving
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'BUTTER' IT UP Jennifer Garner tries her hand at the craft of butter-carving

Hugh Jackman, Ty Burrell, and Jennifer Garner star in this quirky political comedy about a staple dairy product and its impact on a small Iowa town. Garner plays an audacious, outspoken Midwestern housewife who decides to enter a butter-carving competition when her husband — a butter-carving champion for 15 consecutive years — is forced to retire.

Originally posted Feb 13, 2012
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1. $28.4 2 $117.6 C+
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