R | | Drama
After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.
The hotel elevator music playing immediately prior to Simon blackmailing Tulloch in his car is the same elevator music played in the elevator at the Cook County Assessors Office in The Blues Brothers (1980).
I'm sorry, I'm trying very hard, but I just don't feel anything.
Renton: We are here as an act of memorial.
Simon: It's just nostalgia! You're a tourist in your own youth. We were young; bad things happened.
When Renton meets Simon in his pub he is playing snooker on his own. In the first shot there are only red balls and a black ball . In the next shot a yellow ball appears on the table.
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