R | | Drama
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
One of the reasons why the film proved to be so popular, particularly in its native UK, was its vibrant marketing campaign. It was actively modeled on the way that Pulp Fiction (1994) had been pitched to the public.
Mark "Rent-boy" Renton:
Choose Life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television, choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players and electrical tin openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol, and dental insurance. Choose fixed ...
Before Begbie throws the glass the woman sitting across from him is wearing tights that aren't fishnet but after he throws the glass the woman sitting across from him is wearing fishnet tights.
Profile pictures of the cast are shown during the beginning of the end credits.
£4,703,433 (UK) (15 March 1996)
$16,501,785 (USA) (13 December 1996)
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