R | | Drama
After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.
Although this sequel had a substantially bigger budget than its low-budget predecessor, the director and cast all took an equal but lower salary than they were offered, to keep things in perspective. They were offered a share in prospective profits,... ...
I like your stories. I think you should write them down.
Spud: You think?
Veronika: Yeah. Just write them the way you say them. They're funny. I would like to read them.
It is frequently mentioned that the events of this film take place 20 years after the events in the original movie. Renton states that he is now 46 years old. There is a flashback to the characters as children, and it is explicitly stated in the end credits that the characters are all 9 years old. Therefore, Sick Boy would surely know that 20 years ago when Tommy died, Tommy was nearer to 26 years of age, not "22 or 23".
English, Bulgarian, Scots
$170,575 (USA) (17 March 2017)
$2,395,410 (USA) (19 May 2017)
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