Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

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  1. Terry George

    Author, Director, Screenplay

  2. Keir Pearson

    Author, Screenplay

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  1. Don Cheadle

    Don Cheadle

    Paul Rusesabagina

  2. Sophie Okonedo

    Sophie Okonedo

    Tatiana Rusesabagina

  3. Nick Nolte

    Nick Nolte

    Colonel Oliver

  4. Fana Mokoena

    Fana Mokoena

    General Bizimungu

  5. Joaquin Phoenix

    Joaquin Phoenix

    Jack Daglish

  6. Jean Reno

    Jean Reno

    Sabena Airlines President, Mr. Tillens

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget $17,500,000.00

Revenue $38,000,000.00

Homepage http://www.metrofilms.com/hotelrwanda/

Release Information

  • December 22, 2004
    PG-13, Theatrical



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