Trainspotting

Trainspotting poster
A wild, freeform, Rabelaisian trip through the darkest recesses of Edinburgh low-life, focusing on Mark Renton and his attempt to give up his heroin habit, and how the latter affects his relationship with family and friends: Sean Connery wannabe Sick Boy, dimbulb Spud, psycho Begbie, 14-year-old girlfriend Diane, and clean-cut athlete Tommy, who's never touched drugs but can't help being curious about them...

Director: Danny Boyle
Writer: Irvine Welsh (based on the novel by), John Hodge (screenplay)
Production: N/A
Genre: drama
Year: 1996
MetaScore: 83/100
ImdbRating: 8.1
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 09 Aug 1996
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 33 nominations.


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Movie Video Clips

Choose Life - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Choose Life
We took morphine - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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We took morphine
But let's face it - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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But let's face it
Doesn't it make you proud to be Scottish - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Doesn't it make you proud to be Scottish
I don't mean to harass you - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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I don't mean to harass you
Just wankers - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Just wankers
It wasn't just the baby that died that day - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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It wasn't just the baby that died that...
Take the best orgasm you've ever had - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:40
Take the best orgasm you've ever had
Never again - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Never again
Do you shee the beasht - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Do you shee the beasht
You're not getting any younger - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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You're not getting any younger
That lassie got glassed - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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That lassie got glassed
But what they forget is the pleasure of it - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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But what they forget is the pleasure of...
What are you talking about - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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What are you talking about
Begbie didn't do drugs either - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:17
Begbie didn't do drugs either
I wished that I'd gone down instead of Spud - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
03:26
I wished that I'd gone down instead of...
Picture the scene - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Picture the scene
Did you think I would leave you crying - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
01:03
Did you think I would leave you crying
It was awful - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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It was awful
I really am the luckiest guy in the world - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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I really am the luckiest guy in the...
I fantasize about a massive pristine convenience - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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I fantasize about a massive pristine...
My pleasure in other people's leisure - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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My pleasure in other people's leisure
Not by decision - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Not by decision
This was typical of Mikey Forrester - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
01:38
This was typical of Mikey Forrester
Tommy knew he'd caught the virus - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
03:44
Tommy knew he'd caught the virus
Good chips - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Good chips
I quite enjoyed the sound of it all - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:55
I quite enjoyed the sound of it all
Ursula Andress - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Ursula Andress
Your honor - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Your honor
Heroin had robbed Renton of his sex drive - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
01:06
Heroin had robbed Renton of his sex...
You could always get the truth from Tommy - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:37
You could always get the truth from...
Playing pool - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
02:39
Playing pool
What a penetrating goal that was - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:20
What a penetrating goal that was
Fucking say something - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:18
Fucking say something
Armed robbery - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:25
Armed robbery
Useless motherfucker - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
01:11
Useless motherfucker
The ultimate hit - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:32
The ultimate hit
Who needs reasons when you've got heroin - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:15
Who needs reasons when you've got heroin
She read it in Cosmopolitan - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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She read it in Cosmopolitan
For it was the source of much of our gear - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
01:10
For it was the source of much of our...
This is a good fucking laugh - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:34
This is a good fucking laugh
Let's face it - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:25
Let's face it
Stolen only hours earlier from one of my best friends - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Stolen only hours earlier from one of my...
Heroin makes you constipated - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:33
Heroin makes you constipated
And just for a moment - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:45
And just for a moment
Understand - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:30
Understand
I went to Craigy - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
04:11
I went to Craigy
You better clean up your fuckin' act - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:28
You better clean up your fuckin' act
Well it's not our fault - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
00:55
Well it's not our fault
Honor Blackman - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Honor Blackman
Small time wasters with an accidental big deal - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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Small time wasters with an accidental...
The day you die - screenshot from movie Trainspotting
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The day you die

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

Renton - Ewan McGregor
Sick Boy - Jonny Lee Miller
Tommy - Kevin McKidd
Swanney - Peter Mullan
Mr. Renton - James Cosmo
Mrs. Renton - Eileen Nicholas
Allison - Susan Vidler
Mikey Forrester - Irvine Welsh
Game Show Host - Dale Winton
Dealer - Keith Allen
Andreas - Kevin Allen
Gail's Mother (as Ann-Louise Ross) - Annie Louise Ross
Gail's Father - Billy Riddoch
Diane's Mother - Fiona Bell
Diane's Father - Vincent Friell
Man - Hugh Ross
Sheriff - Finlay Welsh
Estate Agent - Eddie Nestor
Pub Heavy - Tom Delmar
Renton's Nurse - Rachael Fleming
Store Security Officer (plain clothes) - John Hodge
Flat Buyer - Andrew Macdonald
Sports Commentator (voice) - Archie MacPherson
Taxi Driver - Stuart McGugan
Pub Goer - Arnold Montey