R | | Drama
After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.
It was never made explicit in the first film that it was indeed set in the late 80s like the novel (only hinted upon by the music used). In this sequel, Renton and Sick Boy/Simon use apps that have only really existed as of 2016. Since the events of... ...
"We went for a piss in the old Leith Central Station. Me, Renton and Begbie. Place was empty, soon to be demolished. An old drunkard whom Begbie had been looking at, lurched up to us, wine bottle in his hand."
Begbie's Father: What're you up to, lads, eh? ...
Spud: "He ...
Spud and Renton both state that Renton left Spud £4,000 at the end of Trainspotting. "His share." If you go back and watch Trainspotting the money is in £2,000 bundles. Renton only leaves 1 bundle in the box at the airport.
English, Bulgarian, Scots
€1,073,611 (Italy) (26 February 2017)
$2,395,410 (USA) (19 May 2017)