The Last King of Scotland (2006)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama, History


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Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.


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Trivia

Director Kevin Macdonald and his producers met Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni to get permission to film in Uganda. "He really responded to the idea that we wanted to make a film about Ugandan history in the same way that everybody we met responded," recalls Macdonald. "They ... ...


Quotes

Nicholas Garrigan: Come on! Are youse ready?


Goofs

(at around 1h 50 mins) The Amarula liquor bottles shown in the Duty Free shop in the airport couldn't have been there at that time, because this South-African product wasn't marketed until 1989.

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Genres

Biography | Drama | History | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

19 January 2007

Language

English, French, German, Swahili


Country of Origin

UK, Germany

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$142,899 (USA) (29 September 2006)

Gross:

$17,605,861 (USA) (18 May 2007)

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