T2 Trainspotting

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle

Twenty years since Trainspotting, filmmaker Danny Boyle has made a sequel to the movie that defined a generation and launched his career and the cast's careers, including Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Kelly Macdonald.

First there was an opportunity, then there was a betrayal. Twenty years later, Mark Renton returns to Edinburgh, the only place that he can ever call home. There waiting for him are old buddies Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie. Sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, love, fear, regret, self-destruction and mortal danger are also all lined up and ready to welcome him.

  • Director: Danny Boyle
  • Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1 hour 57 minutes
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy

“In one sense, here’s a sequel to a ‘90s classic that trades heavily on audiences’ appreciation for that previous film. In another, here’s a film that uses that fact in service of an insightful, affecting commentary on how there’s no choice in life but to either move forward or to not.”

– Consequence of Sound