Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, History, War

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Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.


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  • Don Cheadle and Sophie Okonedo in Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  • Sophie Okonedo and Cara Seymour in Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  • Sophie Okonedo in Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  • Sophie Okonedo in Hotel Rwanda (2004)

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Director Terry George had Don Cheadle in mind for the lead part from the beginning of his involvement. During pre-production, potential investors and interested studios wanted Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Mekhi Phifer and even Will Smith because of their suggested bigger drawing capacity at the box office. But due to ... ...


George Rutaganda: When people ask me, good listeners, why do I hate all the Tutsi, I say, "Read our history." The Tutsi were collaborators for the Belgian colonists, they stole our Hutu land, they whipped us. Now they have come back, these Tutsi rebels. They are ...


In the last chapter, When Tatiana Rusesabagina is looking for the pictures of her lost little nieces, we first see the pictures with two question marks under it. Five seconds later, the picture is blank.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Drama | History | War


Release Date:

4 February 2005


English, French

Country of Origin

UK, South Africa, Italy

Box Office


$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$100,091 (USA) (24 December 2004)


$23,472,900 (USA) (15 April 2005)

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