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The Last King of Scotland [WS] [DVD] [2006]

  • SKU: 8139007
  • Release Date: 04/17/2007
  • Rating: R
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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (10 out of 10)

    Special Features


    • 7 deleted scenes with optional commentary by Kevin MacDonald
    • Exclusive documenatry: Capturing Idi Amin
    • Forest Whitaker Idi Amin featurette
    • Fox Move Channel presents casting session - The Last King of Scotland

    Synopsis


    The Last King of Scotland
    Director Kevin MacDonald teams with screenwriter Jeremy Brock to adapt Giles Foden's novel detailing the brutal reign of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin as seen through the eyes of his personal physician. James McAvoy stars as the doctor who slowly realizes that he is trapped in an inescapable nightmare, and Forest Whitaker assumes the role of the notorious despot. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Forest Whitaker
      Forest Whitaker - Idi Amin
    • James McAvoy
      James McAvoy - Nicholas Garrigan
    • Kerry Washington
      Kerry Washington - Kay Amin
    • Gillian Anderson
      Gillian Anderson - Sarah Merrit
    • Simon McBurney
      Simon McBurney - Stone



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews

    100%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Movie

      Posted
      PCasper

      This is a great movie that tells the story of a cruel and powerful president of Uganda during the 1970's. The movie is great, but the viewer is left out of how awful and terrible the president actually is. There could be two reasons for this. First, the president's doctor, the other main character, is also confused and left out on the politics of the country so the directer wanted the viewer to have the same experience. Two, it was done badly. I think it is the first of the two. It is a great movie and I definetly recommend viewing it.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A Collectible

      Posted
      Vanmarkwell
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      I watched this movie several years ago. There are certain movies that come to mind as "unforgetable" and "collectible" This movie is one of them. The lead actoing is flawless. Truth is stranger than fiction - the movie is based on the true story of one of the most ruthless dictators in African history. It is not one for the kids due to graphic violence and torture in spots, but the movie has a lesson we can all learn: how easily power corrupts even the most well intended.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Awesome movie!!

      Posted
      tunasaladsandwich
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      Wonderful performances from Forest Whitaker and James Mcavoy! The movie starts out getting the audience comfortable and just as soon as you think all is well in the land of OZ, BAM! It pits you in a roller coaster ride that will have you on the edge of your seat! Definitely worth watching if you haven't gotten a chance to yet!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      The King of Kings

      Posted
      Dwiz

      Forest Whitaker gives one of his best performances in his career as the corruptible dictator Idi Amin.But the story is set around his personal doctor Nicholas Garrigan played by James McAvoy.He has just came out of medical school,and wants to go to Uganda.The end of the movie focuses on Amin's downfall were Whitaker really makes his mark.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great movie

      Posted
      Moverseeker
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      This is one of my favorite movies. The main actor Forrest really out did himself. The way he got into character was amazing. I hope he got an Oscar award on this movie because he really deserved one.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Powerful Film!

      Posted
      Leigh

      Forest Whitaker absolutely deserved the Oscar for this movie! James McAvoy also gives an outstanding performance. It was also nice to see Gillian Anderson again.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Amazing film

      Posted
      bluefooeyes
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      This is an amazing film providing award-worthy performances from Forrest Whitaker and future lead stars James McAvoy and Scandal’s Kerry Washington.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Life History of Country

      Posted
      PapaSanchez
      • My Best Buy Premier Silver MemberElite Plus Member

      This was excellent in showing how country and citizens were effected by military rule! How lucky we are here.

      I would recommend this to a friend



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