The Last King of Scotland

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Release Date: January 12, 2006

Status: Released

Running time: 2h 3m

Budget: $6,000,000

Revenue: $48,618,191

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Plot.

Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks Garrigan to become his personal doctor.

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This Movie Is About.

historical fiction
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based on novel or book
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kampala
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scottish
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diplomat
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mass murder
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idi amin
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doctor
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dictatorship
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uganda
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polygamy
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charisma
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luxury
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naivety
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kidnapping
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general
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1970s
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africa
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dictator

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The Last King of Scotland is a 2006 historical drama film directed by Kevin Macdonald from a screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock. It stars Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, David Oyelowo, and Gillian Anderson. Based on Giles Foden's 1998 novel, it depicts the dictatorship of Ugandan President Idi Amin (Whitaker) through the perspective of a fictional Scottish doctor (McAvoy). The title of the film refers to Amin's claim of being the King of Scotland. Principal photography began in Kampala, Uganda on 11 June 2005. A British and German co-production, the film premiered at the Telluride Film Festival. It was released in the United States on 27 September 2006, followed by a 12 January 2007 release in the United Kingdom. It grossed $48.4 million on a $6 million budget and received positive reviews, with acclaim for Whitaker's performance. Whitaker won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, among other accolades. The film won BAFTAs for Outstanding British Film and Best Adapted Screenplay.
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