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The Last King of Scotland

"Charming. Magnetic. Murderous."

Nicholas Garrigan (a young, Scottish doctor) decides it is time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education. He decides to try his luck in Uganda. He arrives during the downfall of president Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks him to become his personal doctor. When will Nicholas realise Amin is not the friend of the nation, but a brutal dictator?

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: Sep 1st, 2006
Budget: $6,000,000.00
Revenue: $48,027,970.00
-- General Information --
Rating: R
Runtime: 123 Minutes
Genres: Biography / Drama / History / Thriller
-- Ratings --
IMDB: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: N/A
Metascore N/A

The Last King of Scotland Main Cast

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Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
plays Idi Amin
James McAvoy
James McAvoy
plays Dr. Nicholas Garrigan
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington
plays Kay Amin
Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson
plays Sarah Merrit
Simon McBurney
Simon McBurney
plays Stone
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): When the students are jumping into the water, we see a modern minibus in the background.
  • Movie Goof (factual errors): According to the closing sequences, only one hostage was killed during the rescue operation at Entebbe Airport. Actually, three of the hostages were killed during the raid - Jean-Jacques Maimoni, Pasko Cohen and Ida Borochovitch. Fourth hostage, Dora Bloch, was later killed by Ugandan army officers at the Mulago Hospital in Kampala.
  • The black Mercedes presidential limousine used in the film had actually been Amin's.
  • In the first scene in the village, where Idi Amin does his speech one of the spectators can be seen wearing a Scouts Canada uniform. The uniform can be distinguished by the Canadian flag above the left breast pocket.
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