Trainspotting (1996)

8.43 / Rated by 10 people

93 min.
Plot  Heroin addicts Mark Renton and Daniel "Spud" Murphy are running down Edinburgh's Princes Street pursued by store security guards. Renton's circle of friends are introduced: amoral con artist Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson (also an addict), simple-minded, good-natured Daniel "Spud" Murphy, clean-cut athlete Tommy MacKenzie, and sociopath Francis "Franco" Begbie, who picks extremely violent fights with people who get in his way.

Renton decides to quit heroin and buys opium rectal suppositories from Mikey Forrester to ease the transition. After this final hit (and a violent spell of diarrhea caused by cessation of heroin) he locks himself into a cheap hotel room to endure withdrawal. He later goes with his friends to a club, finding that his sex drive has returned, and eventually leaves with a young woman named Diane. In the morning, he realises that Diane is a fifteen-year-old schoolgirl and that her "flatmates" are actually her parents. Horrified, Renton tries to shake the inciden...



Ewan McGregor
Mark "Rent Boy" Renton
Ewen Bremner
Daniel "Spud" Murphy
Jonny Lee Miller
Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson
Robert Carlyle
Francis "Franco" Begbie
Kevin McKidd
Thomas "Tommy" MacKenzie
Kelly Macdonald
Diane Coulston
Peter Mullan
Swanney "Mother Superior"
James Cosmo
Mr. Renton
Shirley Henderson
Gail Houston
Stuart McQuarrie
Gav Temperley
Irvine Welsh
Mikey Forrester
Kevin Allen
Keith Allen
The Dealer


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Release Dates


United Kingdom




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