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.
For the scene where Renton sinks into the floor after overdosing on heroin, the crew built a platform above a trap door and lowered Ewan McGregor down.
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 ...
The Doctor slapping Renton's face has no rings on her hand initially, then she has rings on both hands.
The voice-over during the end of the end credits cites the seven movies in which Sean Connery played "James Bond".
£4,703,433 (UK) (15 March 1996)
$16,501,785 (USA) (13 December 1996)
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