Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 74%
TMDB Rating 7.4
IMDB Rating 7.7
RottenTomatoes Rating 87%

Financials

Revenue: $48,027,970

Budget: $6,000,000

Profit: + $42,027,970


Movie Details

Tag Line: Charming. Magnetic. Murderous.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Jan 12, 2006

Rating: R

Run Time: 2h 03m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: Germany , United Kingdom , United States of America

Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures , Cowboy Films , DNA Films , Scottish Screen , UK Film Council , Film4 Productions , Slate Films , Tatfilm


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Idi Amin

Age : 59 | Popularity : 33%

James McAvoy

James McAvoy

Dr. Nicholas Garrigan

Age : 42 | Popularity : 100%

Simon McBurney

Simon McBurney

British Diplomat

Age : 63 | Popularity : 10%

Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson

Sarah Merrit

Age : 52 | Popularity : 22%

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington

Kay Amin

Age : 44 | Popularity : 22%

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo

Dr. Thomas Junju

Age : 45 | Popularity : 15%

Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga

Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga

Masanga

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Adam Kotz

Adam Kotz

Dr. David Merrit

Age : 59 | Popularity : 3%


Crew

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