The Last King of Scotland

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Charming. Magnetic. Murderous.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2006-01-12
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 1911 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 3min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America, United Kingdom
  • Director: Kevin Macdonald
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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.

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  • Forest Whitaker

    as Idi Amin
  • James McAvoy

    as Dr. Nicholas Garrigan
  • Simon McBurney

    as British Diplomat
  • Gillian Anderson

    as Sarah Merrit
  • Kerry Washington

    as Kay Amin
  • David Oyelowo

    as Dr. Thomas Junju
  • Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga

    as Masanga
  • Adam Kotz

    as Dr. David Merrit
  • Barbara Rafferty

    as Mrs. Garrigan
  • David Ashton

    as Dr. Garrigan - Senior
  • Sarah Nagayi

    as Tolu
  • Stephen Rwangyezi

    as Jonah Wasswa
  • Sam Okelo

    as Bonny
  • Dick Stockley

    as Times Journalist
  • Chris Wilson

    as Perkins
  • Daniel Ssettaba

    as Kay Amin's Servant
  • Giles Foden

    as British Journalist 1
  • Andrew Williams

    as British Journalist 2
  • Martina Amati

    as Italian Journalist
  • Devon Diep

    as Nurse (uncredited)
Production Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Production Jina Jay Casting
Camera Anthony Dod Mantle Director of Photography
Production Andrew Macdonald Executive Producer
Production Lisa Bryer Producer
Production Suzanne Warren Producer
Production Andrea Calderwood Producer
Writing Peter Morgan Screenplay
Art Tina Jones Set Decoration
Art Michael Carlin Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Sharon Martin Hair Designer
Sound Carsten Richter Foley
Directing Kevin Macdonald Director
Writing Jeremy Brock Screenplay
Writing Giles Foden Novel
Production Christine Ruppert Producer
Production Ros Borland Producer
Production Allon Reich Executive Producer
Production Andrew Wood Line Producer
Sound Alex Heffes Original Music Composer
Editing Justine Wright Editor
Art Mags Horspool Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Michael O'Connor Costume Design
Production Charles Steel Producer
Crew Simon Channing Williams Thanks
Crew Gary Connery Stunt Coordinator
Art Rebecca Alleway Set Decoration
Production Dixie Chassay Casting Assistant
Editing Stephen Haren Assistant Editor
Crew Eddie Stacey Stunt Coordinator
Editing Adam Inglis Color Timer
Editing Marcus Alexander Digital Intermediate
Directing Cathy Doubleday Script Supervisor
Art Lynne Huitson Supervising Art Director
Directing Derek Ritchie Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Suzanne Belcher Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Sebastian Bulst Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Matt Curtis Title Graphics
Sound Julian Kershaw Orchestrator
Camera Jan Brun Grip
Camera Neil Davidson Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Dianne Jamieson Makeup Artist