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The Last King of Scotland(Movie, 2006)

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| 2h 1min | Genre: Drama
The Last King of ScotlandRating: 3.8/5 (with 683 votes)
The Last King of Scotland is a 2006 historical drama film based on Giles Foden's novel The Last King of Scotland (1998), adapted by screenwriters Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock, and directed by Kevin Macdonald. The film was a co-production between companies from the United Kingdom and Germany. The film tells the fictional story of Nicholas Garrigan (James McAvoy), a young Scottish doctor who travels to Uganda and becomes the personal physician of President Idi Amin (Forest Whitaker). The film is based on events of Amin's rule, and the title comes from a reporter in a press conference who wishes to verify whether Amin, who was known to adopt fanciful imperial titles for himself, declared himself the King of Scotland. The film has an approval rating of 87% at Rotten Tomatoes, and Whitaker won Best Actor at the 2007 Academy Awards, among other accolades. ()
Movie poster of The Last King of Scotland

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"The Last King of Scotland" is currently available on 2 providers. The Last King of Scotland can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 2h 3min
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Duration: 2h 3min
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Also available at Amazon.com on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for The Last King of Scotland

Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Actor European Film Award for Best Film European Film Award for Best Actor European Film Award for Best Cinematographer European Film Award for Best Composer European Film Award for Best Director European Film Award – People's Choice Award for Best European Film

About The Last King of Scotland

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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Trailer for The Last King of Scotland + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Original Trailer(Trailer, 2:25)

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Additional Information

Plays in: Scotland
Based on the work of: Giles Foden ("The Last King of Scotland")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Swahili (SW)
Translated into 26 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Norwegian Bokmål (NB), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovenian (SL), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/01/2006 (World premiere: 01/12/2006)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Último Rei da Escócia"
"Der letzte König von Schottland - In den Fängen der Macht"
"Le dernier roi d'Écosse"
"ラストキング・オブ・スコットランド"
"라스트 킹"
"最後的蘇格蘭王"
"El ultimo rey de Escocia"

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