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The Last King of Scotland

2006-01-12 | Drama
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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.
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Stars: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy

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    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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    Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

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The genre of The Last King of Scotland is Drama.
The certification of The Last King of Scotland is R.
On December 07, 2021, there were 5314 public reaction to The Last King of Scotland including riveting finish, most charismatic, evil tyrant, evil dictator, towering.
The release date of The Last King of Scotland is January 12, 2006.
The revenue of The Last King of Scotland was 48,027,970 USD.
The runtime of The Last King of Scotland is 123 minutes.
The director of The Last King of Scotland is Kevin Macdonald.
The full version of The Last King of Scotland is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
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..
The casts of The Last King of Scotland are Forest Whitaker starring as Idi Amin, James McAvoy starring as Dr. Nicholas Garrigan, Simon McBurney starring as British Diplomat, Gillian Anderson starring as Sarah Merrit, Kerry Washington starring as Kay Amin, David Oyelowo starring as Dr. Thomas Junju.
The Last King of Scotland won 2007 Academy Awards, USA, 2007 Golden Globes, USA, 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2007 BAFTA Awards, 2007 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, 2007 BAFTA Awards, Scotland, 2007 BET Awards, 2007 Black Reel Awards, 2007 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2007 Cinema for Peace Awards and 30 others.
On December 07, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Last King of Scotland is 7.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 87/100, Metacritic rating is 74/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.