Because many of the people who, uh, broke relations with Israel, they are not only Muslims, they are also Christians. This particular certain point is very important...

Idi Amin

Title card: 48 hours later, Israeli forces stormed Entebbe and liberated all but one of the hostages. International public opinion turned against Amin for good.
Title card: When he was finally overthrown in 1979 jubilant crowds poured onto the streets.
Title card: His regime had killed more than 300,000 Ugandans.
Title card: Amin died in exile in Saudi Arabia on the 16th of August 2003.
Title card: Nobody knows if that was the date he had dreamed about.

Come on! Are youse ready?

Nicholas Garrigan

Nicholas Garrigan: I'm fucking doomed! You know he's got go-go dancers after me?
Joy: Nicky!
Nicholas Garrigan: Oh, Shit! Hide me!
Kay Amin: Shhhh! Who is that?
Nicholas Garrigan: It's the go-go dancer.

Nicholas Garrigan: [spins globe] First place you land, first place you land.
[stops globe with finger, looks]
Nicholas Garrigan: Canada.

Nigel Stone: You may find... that you need to... clarify... your situation. So please, don't hesitate to ask... if there's anything we can do to help you clarify...
Nicholas Garrigan: Is there some special school where you people go to to learn to talk like that?

Hallo Nicholas! Welcome to the president's car!


Can't you see that she is in pain? Would somebody do something about this cow?

Nicholas Garrigan

Idi Amin: You are British.
Nicholas Garrigan: Scottish. I am Scottish.
Idi Amin: 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.
Nicholas Garrigan: Right... Really?
Idi Amin: He. Except for the red hair, which I'm sure is attractive to your women, but which we Africans, we find is quite disgusting.

You know what they're calling you? Amin's white monkey.

Nigel Stone

Is there anything that you have done that is good, Nicholas? You came to Africa to play the white man. But we aren't a game. We're real. This room is real. Your death will be the first real thing that has happened to you.

Idi Amin

Sarah Merrit: Do you know the feeling when you're married to a really nice guy?
Dr. Garrigan: You feel like a shit.
Sarah Merrit: Yeah...

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The Last King of Scotland Quotes

Nicholas Garrigan: I didn't want him to die though.
Idi Amin: But you did it. Why? You want to know why?
Nicholas Garrigan: Yes.
Idi Amin: You did it because you love me.

Nicholas Garrigan: 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.
Nicholas Garrigan: 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.