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.
Renton is a vegetarian. In the novel, his reasoning is that meat makes him sick.
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 ...
After Renton has sex with Diane, he has nothing on his penis, but once he gets kicked out into the hallway, he pulls a condom off.
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) (15 December 1996)
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