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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.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2006-01-12

Runtime 123 minutes

Budget $6m

Revenue $48m


TMDB 7.5


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alexis_riley shared a tip "Wow. This film was amazing. James McAvoy was incredible like usual and Forest Whitaker is a freaking legend. 12/10 recommend"

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kiki_divyne shared a tip "FABBBULOUS"

jj_patrick shared a tip "Excellent movie but a difficult watch because of the utter depravity and brutality."

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stephanie_peterman shared a tip "Very good - and historically accurate - account of the horrific reign of Idi Amin."

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lesta_t shared a tip "Very dark, but incredibly well acted"

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stephanie_vulpetti shared a tip "FANTASTIC!! Both Forrest Whitaker and James McAvoy were spectacular in this cat-and-mouse game .. so good!"

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porsha_luca shared a tip "Very good!"

lalolo shared a tip "Powerhouse acting. Thriller and very emotional scenes."

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angie_weich shared a tip "Great movie!"

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natalie_baker_1771 shared a tip "Awesome movie"

chris_lee_877 shared a tip "Horrifyingly good!"

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roselind_read shared a tip "Very powerful!"

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steven_solis shared a tip "Great acting and suspense"

deb_8769 shared a tip "This is such a great movie - very moving."

elisabeth_derricott shared a tip "Crazy movie! And I beleive it was based on a trur story."

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eli_a_bautista shared a tip "Spectacular"

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emily_simmons_6699 shared a tip "This was an amazing film but it’s not very similar to _The Crown_."

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