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T2 Trainspotting (2017)

R | | Drama | 31 March 2017 (USA)
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After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.

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First there was an opportunity......then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Rated R for drug use, language throughout, strong sexual content, graphic nudity and some violence | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$170,575 (USA) (17 March 2017)

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$2,395,410 (USA) (19 May 2017)
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The song Sick Boy is listening to in his flat when Renton arrives is Dad's Best Friend by Rubberbandits. See more »

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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. See more »

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Simon: [In the Highlands with Mark and Spud to remember Tommy] 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.
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Featured in Film '72: Episode #45.10 (2016) See more »

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Intermezzo Sinfonico
Performed by Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala (Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano)
Conducted by Georges Prêtre
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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Disappointing
29 January 2017 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

I don't think having very high expectations helped but as the sequel to one of my favorite movies I was left hugely disappointed, while as a standalone movie it would be near incomprehensible. There are a few moments of brilliance but too few to carry the film which bears little to no relationship with Porno, though I suspect too much time had passed to make Welch's sequel book into a workable script - re-releasing Porno as the book which T2 is based upon is stretching the truth into an alternative fact. The music too is weak in comparison and the better tracks here having appeared in the original. Hopefully T2 will grow on me with repeat watching but as of tonight it was a big anti-climax.


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