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.
Baby Dawn had to be re-cast as the original child cried too much when left on set.
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 ...
When Renton is in bed screaming covering his ears, the shadow of the camera is visible.
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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