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The Last King of Scotland (film) Quotes

The Last King of Scotland (film) is a television show that debuted in 1970 . The Last King of Scotland stopped airing in 1970.

It features Charles Steel, Lisa Bryer, and Andrea Calderwood as producer, Alex Heffes in charge of musical score, and Anthony Dod Mantle as head of cinematography.

The Last King of Scotland (film) is recorded in English, and Swahili and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Last King of Scotland (film) is 123 minutes long. The Last King of Scotland (film) is distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures.

The cast includes: Forest Whitaker as Idi Amin, James McAvoy as Nicholas Garrigan, Gillian Anderson as Dr. Merrit, Gillian Anderson as Sarah Merrit, James McAvoy as Dr. Garrigan, Cleopatra Koheirwe as Joy, and Kerry Washington as Kay Amin.

The Last King of Scotland (film) Quotes

Forest Whitaker as Idi Amin

  • (Forest Whitaker) "What you need, is to have some fun."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "They take you to a tree and hang you by your skin. Each time you scream the evil comes out of you. Sometimes, it can take three days for your evil to be spent. Pull him up."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Before I forget, I need to ask you a favor."
  • (James McAvoy) "Anything."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "I will be in Libya next week, and I need you to attend a meeting in my place."
  • (James McAvoy) "What kind of meeting?"
  • (Forest Whitaker) "A simple matter of taste and common sense. I cannot think of anyone better than you."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "You see. You are a doctor and a philosopher. Yes, I do have a good life now. Please, please. Sit here. I come from a very poor family, I think you should know this. My father left me when I was a child. The British Army; became my home. They took me as a cleaner, in the kitchens, cleaning pots. They used to beat me."
  • (Forest Whitaker) ""Beat this wall, Amin." "Dig the latreen, Amin." And now, here I am. The President of Uganda. And who put me here, huh? It was the British."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "I am the father of this nation, Nicholas. And you have most -- grossly -- offended your father."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "I want you to tell me what to do."
  • (James McAvoy) "You want ME to tell YOU what to do?"
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Yes, you are my advisor. You are the only one I can trust in here. You should have told me not to throw the Asians out, in the first place."
  • (James McAvoy) "I DID."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "But you did not persuade me, Nicholas. You did not persuade me."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "You promised to me you would help me build a new Uganda. You swore an oath."
  • (James McAvoy) "The oath is -- erm -- it's, it's a doctor's oath of confidentiallity; we all take it. It's got nothing to do with Uganda."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Huh? Nothing? Nothing comes from nothing. You have a conscience, I know you do. That is why you came here in the first place. Or are you like all the other British. Just here to f*** and to take away? No? Why else would I trust you with my family? You are like my own son."
  • (James McAvoy) "My name is Nicholas Garrigan, and I'm from Scotland. I need to go home now."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Your home -- is here."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "I am ashamed that you saw me like that. I was frightened."
  • (James McAvoy) "I'm a doctor. Everything that passes between us is confidential. Ok? I've taken an oath."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "But a man that shows fear -- he is weak, and he is a slave."
  • (James McAvoy) "Well -- if you're afraid of dying, shows you have a life worth keeping."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "I am the fadder of this nation, Nicholas, and you have most grossly offended your father."
  • (James McAvoy) "You're a child. That's what makes you so f***in' scary."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Look at you. Is there one thing you have done that is good? Did you think this was all a game? 'I will go to Africa and I will play the white man with the natives.' Is that what you thought? We are not a game, Nicholas. We are real. This room here, it is real. I think your death will be the first real thing that has happened to you."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "You are British?"
  • (James McAvoy) "Scottish. I am Scottish."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Scottish? Ha. Ha. Why didn't you say so? -- Great soldiers. Very brave. And good people. Completely. Let me tell you, if I could be anything instead of a Ugandan, I would be a Scot."
  • (James McAvoy) "Right -- Really?"
  • (Forest Whitaker) "He. Except for the red hair, which I'm sure is attractive to your women, but which we Africans, we find is quite disgusting."

James McAvoy as Nicholas Garrigan

  • (Nigel Stone) "Should you find the need to clarify your status regarding the details of that relationship, we would of course welcome any clarification you might feel the need to share with us."
  • (James McAvoy) "Is there some special school where you people learn to talk that bollocks?"
  • (James McAvoy) "Almost all aberrations of nature are possible."
  • (James McAvoy) "Come on. Are youse ready?"
  • (James McAvoy) "I didn't want him to die though."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "But you did it. Why? You want to know why?"
  • (James McAvoy) "Yes."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "You did it because you love me."
  • (James McAvoy) "Oh, f*** it."
  • (James McAvoy) "Can't you see that she is in pain? Would somebody do something about this cow?"
  • (James McAvoy) "I'm f***ing doomed. You know he's got go-go dancers after me?"
  • (Cleopatra Koheirwe) "Nicky."
  • (James McAvoy) "Oh, s***. Hide me."
  • (Kerry Washington) "Shhhh. Who is that?"
  • (James McAvoy) "It's the go-go dancer."
  • (James McAvoy) "Why are you doing this?"
  • (Djonjo) "Frankly, I don't know. You deserve to die. But dead, you can do nothing. Alive, you might just be able to redeem yourself."
  • (James McAvoy) "I don't understand."
  • (Djonjo) "I am tired of hatred, Doctor Garrigan. This country is drowning in it. We deserve better -- Go home. Tell the world the truth about Amin. They will believe you; you are a white man."
  • (James McAvoy) "If you're afraid of dying it shows you have a life worth living."
  • (James McAvoy) "First place you land, first place you land."
  • (James McAvoy) "Canada."
  • (Nigel Stone) "This man is trying to help his country. Idi always seems to get it wrong, doesn't he?"
  • (James McAvoy) "Jesus f***in' Christ. Get me out of here."
  • (Nigel Stone) "You earn your passage, friend."
  • (James McAvoy) "Wh-what?"
  • (Nigel Stone) "You know what they're calling you? His white monkey."
  • (Nigel Stone) "I'm his doctor. It's not my job to judge the man."
  • (James McAvoy) ""I'm his doctor?" Is that your defense? f*** off, Garrigan. We don't just hand out passports to chimps like you. Particularly not chimps with blood on their hands."
  • (Nigel Stone) "Dr. Garrigan. Daydreaming?"
  • (James McAvoy) "Well, looking at you, Stone, I certainly hope so."

Gillian Anderson as Sarah Merrit

  • (Gillian Anderson) "You know, the interesting thing is, 80% of the locals prefer the witch doctor to us. Sometimes I just think we're just skimming the surface of an ocean."
  • (Gillian Anderson) "I hope you don't mind me saying this, but, you seem an unlikely candidate for this kind of work."
  • (James McAvoy) "Why, 'cause I don't wear socks and sandals?"
  • (Gillian Anderson) "Touché."
  • (James McAvoy) "I still want to make a difference, you know."
  • (Gillian Anderson) "Really?"
  • (James McAvoy) "Yes, really. Want to have fun, too, though. Bit of adventure. Something different."
  • (Gillian Anderson) "That's a lot of things."
  • (James McAvoy) "Is it?"
  • (Gillian Anderson) "Do you know the feeling when you're married to a really nice guy?"
  • (James McAvoy) "You feel like a s***."
  • (Gillian Anderson) "Yeah --"

Kerry Washington as Kay Amin

  • (Kerry Washington) "He cannot trust anybody anymore."
  • (Kerry Washington) "You must find a way to get out."

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